The Connecticut Business & Industry Association is the voice of business in Connecticut, with thousands of member companies championing change at the State Capitol, shaping debate about economic competitiveness, and fighting for a better future for all.
Expands the CHEAPR rebate program to businesses that buy EV vehicles; establishes a voucher program for Class 5-Class 13 zero-emission trucks; new requirement for “regionally significant projects” to undergo emission projection and undergo mitigation projects to offset emissions from the regionally significant project.
Would have bonded an additional $165 million in additional authorization to address the state’s infrastructure needs.
Would have permited electric vehicle manufacturers to sell electric vehicles directly to the consumer.
Requires Department of Administrative Services and Department of Transportation to develop a transportation engineering recruitment program; annually increases Engineer intern compensation tied to CPI; requires DOT to act on applications within 60 days.
Requires the Department of Corrections to issue an RFP to nonprofit organizations for the provision of preparation materials and instruction for the CLP knowledge test to incarcerated individuals through distance learning.