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Latest bills:

214 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.

212 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.

170 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.

177 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.

Jobs Slide Extends to Third Month

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EPA Proposes Clean Water Act Changes

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State Overtime Spending Nears Record High

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Connecticut Average Wages Rose 1.6% in 2018

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Lawmakers Overhaul Insurance Data Security Law

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Unfunded State Employee Pension Liabilities Jump 93%

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Finance, Retail, Healthcare Drive First Quarter GDP Growth

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Venture Capitalist Named New Head of CERC

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State Needs New Direction to Escape 'Jobs Funk'

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EPA Proposes Clean Water Act Changes

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State Overtime Spending Nears Record High

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Lawmakers Overhaul Insurance Data Security Law

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Unfunded State Employee Pension Liabilities Jump 93%

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DEEP Moves to Streamline Remediation Regulations

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Court Rules in Favor of Tweed New Haven Runway Expansion

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Credit Rating Agencies Upgrade, Maintain Outlook for State

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Governor Pitches Toll Plan, Tax Cut

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After Five Years and $1 Million, State Water Plan Adopted

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Jobs Slide Extends to Third Month

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Connecticut Average Wages Rose 1.6% in 2018

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Finance, Retail, Healthcare Drive First Quarter GDP Growth

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State Needs New Direction to Escape 'Jobs Funk'

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State Climbs Two Spots in CNBC Business Rankings

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UTC Announces Leduc Retirement, Pratt Succession Plan

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Connecticut Personal Income Growth Ranked 48th

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State's Policy Choices Cloud Jobs Outlook

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When Women Lead: Growth Through Challenges

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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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Many Legislative Objectives Miss the Mark

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Bridgeport Voters Decide Vacant House Seat May 7

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Democrats Retain West Hartford House Seat

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State Senate Confirms Governor's Economic Development Chief

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