Another cost has yet to be calculated. Companies do not like to compete with government under rules the government refuses to apply to itself. Many employers have discovered they can operate out of state with a far-flung, home-based workforce. Companies, especially large ones, expect their home-state government to be their ally, not their relentless adversary. Some will fight bad ideas; others will make plans to leave.

With the General Assembly now in session, beware of job-destroying legislation: Kevin Rennie, February 5, 2021, The Hartford Courant