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Results for: Education & Workforce Development
55 days old CBIA Supports
SB 193 an act concerning workforce development issues at public institutions of higher education related to the insurance industry Status: Enacted (SPECIAL ACT 21-21)

Requires the Board of Regents for Higher Education and the Board of Trustees of the University of Connecticut to each conduct a study assessing whether the workforce needs of the insurance industry are met by the programs of study offered by the public institutions of higher education under each board's governance.

179 days old CBIA Supports
SB 625 an act concerning a database of state businesses, supply chains and workforce tools Status: Died (Commerce)

Requires the state to establish a database similar to New York and Massachusetts of state businesses, supply chains and workforce tools. The bill does not specify which agency would be responsible for maintaining the database.

187 days old
SB 655 an act requiring the office of higher education to establish a corporate liaison program Status: Died (Higher Education and Employment Advancement)

Requires the Office of Higher Education to establish a corporate liaison program accessible to every institution of higher education in the state.

103 days old CBIA Supports
SB 710 an act creating incentives for defense contractors to create jobs Status: Died (Finance, Revenue and Bonding)

Requires the state to establish a program to provide incentives, including, but not limited to, sales tax exemptions and research and development tax credits to defense contractors and subcontractors that are headquartered in the state and make long-term commitments to maintain and grow jobs in the state.

62 days old CBIA Supports
SB 711 an act concerning covid-19 relief for small businesses Status: Died (House)

Exempts businesses, with up to 100 employees, from the sales tax when purchasing personal protective equipment for use during the COVID-19 pandemic.