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Latest bills:

34 days old
SB 1095 an act expanding the angel investor tax credit program to social equity applicants Status: Awaiting Action (Senate)

Expands the angel investor tax credit to cannabis businesses owned by social equity applicants. Awaiting action Senate; CBIA supports provided legislation is not altered in such a way as to crowd out traditional start-up tech investments.

68 days old CBIA Supports
HB 6633 an act restructuring unemployment insurance benefits and improving fund solvency Status: Awaiting Action (House)

Compromise bill that ensures the unemployment trust fund remains solvent in the future.

34 days old CBIA Supports
SB 1096 an act authorizing the exchange of excess credits with the state at a reduced rate Status: Died (Finance, Revenue and Bonding)

Allows businesses to exchange excess tax credits with the state at 90% value.

34 days old CBIA Opposes
HB 6675 an act concerning a municipal option for a homestead property tax exemption Status: Died (Finance, Revenue and Bonding)

Allows municipalities to provide a partial exemption from property taxes for owner-occupied dwellings provided they are the primary residences of the owners. This exemption would not apply to commercial properties or dwellings occupied by someone other than the owner.

34 days old CBIA Opposes
SB 1106 an act establishing the connecticut equitable investment fund and dedicating certain revenues to said fund Status: Died ( Finance, Revenue and Bonding)

Imposes new or higher taxes on those that create jobs and invest in Connecticut. Including an income tax surcharge, a capital gains tax, payroll tax, and digital ad tax.

CBIA BizCast: Cigna's Wendy Sherry

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Unions Join Growing Opposition to State-Run Healthcare Plan

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State House Approves Historic Unemployment Reforms

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5G Connectivity Will Have Major Impact on Connecticut Economy, Innovation

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CBIA BizCast: Pitney Bowes CEO Marc Lautenbach

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Pitney Bowes' Lautenbach Looks Beyond the Pandemic

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Tweed New Haven Airport Announces Major Expansion, New Carrier

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Labor Committee Bills Meet Mixed Fate

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Cybersecurity Measure Waits State House Action

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Unions Join Growing Opposition to State-Run Healthcare Plan

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State House Approves Historic Unemployment Reforms

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Labor Committee Bills Meet Mixed Fate

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Cybersecurity Measure Waits State House Action

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Concerns Raised Over Proposed Release Reporting Regulations

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Employers Shielded from COVID-19 Experience Rating Changes

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Administration Releases COVID-19 Relief Fund Spending Plan

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Committee Approves Public Option, Healthcare Premium Tax

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$1 Billion Tax Hike Package 'Wrong Prescription'

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CBIA BizCast: Cigna's Wendy Sherry

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5G Connectivity Will Have Major Impact on Connecticut Economy, Innovation

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CBIA BizCast: Pitney Bowes CEO Marc Lautenbach

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Pitney Bowes' Lautenbach Looks Beyond the Pandemic

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Tweed New Haven Airport Announces Major Expansion, New Carrier

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What Nonprofit Organizations Mean to Connecticut's Economy

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Fed Economist: 'Surprising' Rebound, Challenges Ahead

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Webster Bank Merges with New York's Sterling Bancorp

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Pitney Bowes CEO Headlines April 30 Economic Conference

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Democrats Retain Stamford House Seat

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GOP Holds Monroe House Seat

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Will the Comptroller Open State-Run Healthcare Books?

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Two State House Special Elections in April

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Legislative Engagement Starts with Building Relationships

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Business Day 2021: Taxes, Healthcare, Rebuilding Connecticut

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Opinion: Comptroller's Healthcare Plans Need More Scrutiny

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Democrats Hold State Senate Seat in Special Election

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Monroe Representative Resigns State House Seat

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