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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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Latest bills:

59 days old CBIA Supports
HB 6372 an act repealing the business entity tax Status: Awaiting Action (Finance)

Repeals the state's burdensome Business Entity Tax which—15 years after its implementation as a temporary measure—continues to irritate Connecticut’s small businesses.

63 days old CBIA Supports
SB 285 an act providing for the offset of certain environmental costs and fines through investment in environmental remediation Status: Awaiting Action (Senate)

Requires DEEP to suspend any civil penalty assessed against a business for a first-time, unintentional, minor violation of any regulatory provision if measures are taken within 30 days to ensure correction of the violation.

20 days old CBIA Supports
HJ 100 resolution approving a state constitutional amendment to protect transportation funds Status: Awaiting Action (Government Administration and Elections)

Proposes a constitutional lockbox for the special transportation fund.

62 days old CBIA Supports
HJ 41 resolution proposing an amendment to the state constitution limiting the use of moneys in the special transportation fund Status: Awaiting Action (House)

Proposes a constitutional lockbox for the special transportation fund.

78 days old CBIA Supports
SJ 5 resolution proposing an amendment to the state constitution regarding the special transportation fund Status: Awaiting Action (Senate)

Proposes a constitutional lockbox for the special transportation fund.

April Special Elections for Two State House Seats

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Bringing More Venture Capital to Connecticut

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Insurance Committee Approves Healthcare Bills

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Commerce Committee Advances Manufacturing Agenda

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Energy Committee Focused on Reducing Costs

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Opportunity to Finally Repeal Business Entity Tax

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Unemployment Reform Bill Heads to House

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Biopharma in the Crosshairs at State Capitol

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Bill Seeks Regulatory Balance

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Bringing More Venture Capital to Connecticut

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Insurance Committee Approves Healthcare Bills

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Commerce Committee Advances Manufacturing Agenda

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Energy Committee Focused on Reducing Costs

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Opportunity to Finally Repeal Business Entity Tax

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Unemployment Reform Bill Heads to House

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Biopharma in the Crosshairs at State Capitol

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Bill Seeks Regulatory Balance

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Judiciary Committee Hears Whistleblower, Product Liability Bills

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Business Minute: Healthcare Information Technology

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State Sees Flat Job Growth in 2016

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Business Confidence Picks Up in Fourth Quarter

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State's Quality of Life Drives New National Ranking

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How Tech Can Limit the Pain of High Energy Costs

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How Immigrants Impact the State's Economy

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State's Economy Sees Third Quarter Surge

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State's Job Growth Ends 2016 in Red

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Addressing Challenges, Finding Success in Connecticut

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April Special Elections for Two State House Seats

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Business Day Brings Crowd to State Capitol

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Senate Tie Preserved, Democrats Hold House Seat

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Unique Opportunies in a Critical Legislative Session

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Business Day 2017: Make Your Voice Heard

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Democrats, GOP Challenge Vacant Senate, House Seats

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Repositioning State Government

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Special Elections Scheduled for Feb. 28

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Governor: State Must Provide Predictability

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CBIA's 2017 Policy Agendas

Connecticut has long been known as a leader by many economic measures, but we face critical challenges.

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