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Latest bills:

46 days old CBIA Monitoring
SB 543 an act concerning revisions to the state budget for fiscal year 2019 and deficiency appropriations for fiscal year 2018 Status: Governor's Desk

While the FY2018-FY2019 state budget revisions do increase spending by about 2.1%, they do not contain any tax hikes and allowed for the deposit of approximately $1.1 billion into the rainy day fund.

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SB 318 an act establishing a task force to study interventions for at-risk youth Status: Died (Senate)

Amended with language from SB 321, which previously failed in two legislative committees. Mandates the restaurant, retail, lodging, and other select industries pay one-half of an employee's regular pay if a shift is cancelled or reduced within 24 hours of its scheduled start.

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SB 384 an act concerning mental health parity, data reported by managed care organizations and the all-payer claims database Status: Died (House)

Requires certain health insurance policies to cover, at an annual physical, screenings for mental or nervous conditions. Also: expands reporting requirements for the insurance commissioner, and changes to the data that must be included in the Consumer Report Card.

122 days old CBIA Opposes
HB 5210 an act mandating insurance coverage of essential health benefits and expanding mandated health benefits for women, children and adolescents Status: Enacted (1/ 1/2019)

Mandates that as of January 1, 2019, individual and group health insurance policies issued in Connecticut cover conditions listed as "essential health benefits" by the federal Affordable Care Act.

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SB 376 an act concerning health insurance coverage for prosthetic devices Status: Enacted (1/1/2019)

Requires insurance coverage for certain prosthetic devices. Insurance coverage for a prosthetic device must be at least equivalent to the coverage Medicare provides for such devices. It also requires policies to cover repairs or replacements of prosthetic devices that the patient's health care provider determines are medically necessary.

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Malloy Orders Implementation of State Water Plan

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Democrat Wins Hartford State House Special Election

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Lawmakers to Convene June 25 to Consider Overriding Malloy Vetoes

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Governor Signs Bill Promoting Bioscience Investment

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Malloy Orders Implementation of State Water Plan

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CBIA Forum Brings DEEP Officials, Manufacturers Together

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EPA Regional Administrator: Outcomes, Results Agency Focus

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State Workers' Compensation Fund Cuts Employer Assessment Rates

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Last-Minute Budget Deal Reached, Major Fiscal Challenges Remain

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Business Law and Liability Wrap: Video Surveillance Bill Dies

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Manufacturing Workforce Development Measures, Regulatory Changes Pass

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Optimism Reigns at BIO Convention

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Private Sector Growing as Key Industries Remain Strong

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Report: State's Fiscal Health, Tax Policies Erode Manufacturing Climate

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Strengthening Connecticut Manufacturing: CBIA, CONNSTEP Join Forces

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UTC Boosts Investment, Job Growth

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April Brings Second Straight Month of Job Losses

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State's Economy Contracts for Second Consecutive Year

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How CEOs View Connecticut's Business Climate

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Tax Reform and Equipment Acquisition Strategy

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Democrat Wins Hartford State House Special Election

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Me Too Movement's Lessons for All Business Leaders

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Malloy Moves Labor Commissioner to DRS

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When Women Lead: From #MeToo to Millennials

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What's Your Share of Connecticut's Debt?

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Build the Bridge to Connecticut's Energy Future

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Sullivan Leaving DRS for Private Sector

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Employer Gag Order Reflects Adversarial Attitude Toward Business

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Paid FMLA Mandates: 'Do As I Say, Not As I Do'

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CBIA's 2018 Policy Agenda

Lawmakers must focus on jobs—training for them, filling them, and creating an economic climate that grows them.

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