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Latest bills:

151 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: Governor's Desk

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

109 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.

116 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.

102 days old CBIA Supports
SB 1026 an act establishing certain incentives to grow the bioscience industry in the state Status: Governor's Desk

Establishes incentives to grow the state’s bioscience sector including repeal of the capital base tax.

DEEP Chief Promises Streamlined Permitting, Regulatory Process

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Workers' Compensation Measures Approved

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Business Law: Several Negative Bills Blocked

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Lawmakers Push Renewable Energy, Clean Up Transfer Act

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$43 Billion State Budget Raises Costs for Businesses, Consumers

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Business Advocates Block Numerous Workplace Mandates

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Connecticut Sends Mixed Message to Bioscience Sector

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State Budget Includes Workforce Development Measures

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Budget Makes Major Change to State-Run Retirement Plan

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DEEP Chief Promises Streamlined Permitting, Regulatory Process

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Workers' Compensation Measures Approved

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Business Law: Several Negative Bills Blocked

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Lawmakers Push Renewable Energy, Clean Up Transfer Act

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$43 Billion State Budget Raises Costs for Businesses, Consumers

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Business Advocates Block Numerous Workplace Mandates

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Connecticut Sends Mixed Message to Bioscience Sector

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State Budget Includes Workforce Development Measures

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Budget Makes Major Change to State-Run Retirement Plan

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When Women Lead: Growth Through Challenges

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Bloomberg: Population Loss Cost Connecticut $2.6 Billion

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Study: Health Insurance Industry's Major Impact on State's Economy

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Can Connecticut Create a Positive Job Growth Climate?

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State's GDP Expands for First Time Since 2015

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What Keeps Pratt's Leduc Up at Night?

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Legislative Shift Needed to Reverse Continued Job Losses

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Bloomberg Ranks Connecticut in Top Five Innovative Economies

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Pratt & Whitney Opens Earth Day Celebration to Public

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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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Special State Elections Set for April, May

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CBIA BizCast: Connecticut Business Day

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