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Latest bills:

333 days old CBIA Opposes
SB 48 an act requiring manufacturers of brand name prescription drugs to provide samples of such drugs to manufacturers of generic prescription drugs Status: Died (Senate)

This bill would require brand name drug manufacturers to provide free samples of the proprietary drugs to generic drug makers.

331 days old CBIA Supports
SB 72 an act establishing a tax credit for employers that make payments on loans issued to certain employees by the connecticut higher education supplemental loan authority Status: Enacted (1/1/2022)

Provides a tax credit to employers that make certain education loan payments for employees.

289 days old CBIA Opposed
SB 989 an act concerning basic labor standards for transportation network company drivers Status: Died (Judiciary)

Mandates a change in the business model of transportation network companies that would negatively impact both drivers and customers.

296 days old CBIA Monitoring
HB 7148 an act concerning the state budget for the biennium ending june thirtieth, 2021, and making appropriations therefor Status: Died (House)

Implements governor’s proposed $43 billion budget that increases spending by 1.9% in year one, and 3.6% in year two. Among other things, allocates funding for institution of minimum wage increase and paid family and medical leave.

Deficit Forecasts, Economic Concerns Spark New Calls for Spending Reforms

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AG Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Review Tweed Airport Ruling

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Jackson Leaving DRS for New Haven Mayor's Office

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Record Electric Boat Contract Major Boost for Economy, Job Growth

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Dykes: Technology, Collaboration Key to Sustainability, Competitiveness

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January Special Elections Set for Vacant State House Seats

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Once a Choice, Sustainability Now a 'Necessity'

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Three Month Job Growth Streak Ends in October

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Failure to Launch: State-Run Retirement Plan Inches Forward

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Deficit Forecasts, Economic Concerns Spark New Calls for Spending Reforms

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AG Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Review Tweed Airport Ruling

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Dykes: Technology, Collaboration Key to Sustainability, Competitiveness

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Once a Choice, Sustainability Now a 'Necessity'

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Failure to Launch: State-Run Retirement Plan Inches Forward

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Transparency Rule Impacts Hospitals and Insurers, Not Prices

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GOP Rolls Out Alternative Transportation Plan

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California Consumer Privacy Act Could Impact Connecticut Companies

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Connecticut, 11 Other States Plan Regional Gas Tax

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Record Electric Boat Contract Major Boost for Economy, Job Growth

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Three Month Job Growth Streak Ends in October

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The State of Manufacturing

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Second Quarter GDP Report a Mixed Bag for Connecticut

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Playing Offense: DECD's David Lehman Shares His Economic Playbook

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'Unusual' Education Gains Drive September Job Growth

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Eastern Connecticut Leads State in Manufacturing Job Growth

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State's Job Growth Rebounds in August

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Jeffrey Geiger Retires from Electric Boat

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Jackson Leaving DRS for New Haven Mayor's Office

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January Special Elections Set for Vacant State House Seats

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CBIA BizCast: DECD's David Lehman Plays Offense

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2019 Connecticut Municipal Election Ballots

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Venture Capitalist Named New Head of CERC

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The Fight to Compete

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State Pension Reform: Finding a Workable Solution

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Where's Connecticut Headed? An Open Letter to Lawmakers.

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Democrats Hold Bridgeport House Seat

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