Fighting to make Connecticut a top state for business, jobs, and economic growth.

The Connecticut Business & Industry Association is the voice of business in Connecticut, with thousands of member companies championing change at the State Capitol, shaping debate about economic competitiveness, and fighting for a better future for all.

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Connecticut’s Budget Crisis Demands Immediate Attention

Governor Malloy and legislative leaders from both parties are working to find common ground and address budget shortfalls without raising taxes.

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CBIA Opposes
SB 1 an act concerning tax fairness and economic development Status: Died

In part, creates a discriminatory tax structure will increase taxes on Connecticut businesses.

CBIA Opposes
SB 5 an act concerning health insurance coverage for telemedicine services Status: Died

Would have hamstrung the development of telemedicine by prescribing cost and delivery.

CBIA Opposed
SB 7 an act concerning health insurance coverage of orally and intravenously administered medications Status: Died

Would have created a new health benefit mandate that lacks a cost-benefit analysis to make a data driven decision.

CBIA Opposed
SB 11 an act requiring the connecticut health insurance exchange to negotiate premiums Status: Died

Would have created an uneven playing field by requiring the state’s exchange to negotiate rates with health insurers.

CBIA Supported
SB 12 an act concerning the connecticut health insurance exchange board of directors Status: Died

Would have added more experience to the Access Health Board of Directors by adding a broker.