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Latest bills:

281 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.

279 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.

237 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.

244 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.

'Unusual' Education Gains Drive September Job Growth

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Eastern Connecticut Leads State in Manufacturing Job Growth

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State Overtime Spending on Record Pace

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Officials Launch New Push for State-Run Healthcare

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Connecticut Ranked Sixth for Energy Efficiency

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Oct. 1 Brings New Taxes, Wage Hike, Harassment Prevention Training

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Do California Retirement Plan Legal Battles Spell Trouble for Connecticut?

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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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State Overtime Spending on Record Pace

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Officials Launch New Push for State-Run Healthcare

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Connecticut Ranked Sixth for Energy Efficiency

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Oct. 1 Brings New Taxes, Wage Hike, Harassment Prevention Training

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Do California Retirement Plan Legal Battles Spell Trouble for Connecticut?

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Oregon Minimum Wage Hike Sets Up Automation Fight

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Connecticut Property Taxes Third Highest in U.S.

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E2 Submits Proposals for Improving DEEP Operations

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Bonding Battle Looms at State Capitol

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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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Navigating the Trade Wars

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Electric Boat Launches Major Groton Expansion

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Despite Growth, Businesses Cast Wary Eye to Future

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State's Health Insurance Industry Drives Jobs, Economy

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Growth Stories: How Businesses Are Making It in Connecticut

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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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