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.
Provides a tax credit to employers who make payments towards the child care costs of employees who reside in the state.
Allows the state to partner with community financial institutions by partially guaranteeing certain loans to small businesses. Also fully funds the current Minority Business Initiative and redoubles support for women, minority, veteran, and disabled business owners through targeted loan programs.
Establishes a task force to study the development of public-private partnerships providing work-based learning opportunities for high school and college students in industries with a hiring need.
Appropriates sufficient funds to operate the pilot program for the expansion of advanced manufacturing certificate programs to public high schools.
Establishes a tax credit for employers of instructors in advanced manufacturing certificate programs at regional-community technical colleges.