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Results for: Education & Workforce Development
108 days old CBIA Supports
SB 881 an act concerning workforce development Status: Died (House)

Creates the Office of Workforce Strategy under the Department of Economic and Community Development for administrative purposes. The office would coordinate across all agencies, Workforce Investment Boards, and boards for workforce development initiatives.

149 days old
SB 933 an act extending tax credits for apprenticeship training programs to affected business entities and to all trades that have registered apprenticeships Status: Died (Finance, Revenue and Bonding)

Extends the manufacturing apprenticeship tax credit to all trades that have a registered apprenticeship program as well as allows the credit to be taken by pass-through entities.

101 days old CBIA Supports
SB 1021 an act establishing a manufacturing technology working group Status: Enacted (SPECIAL ACT 21-24)

Creates a manufacturing technology working group—led by CBIA affiliate CONNSTEP—to ensure that manufacturers in the state have a clear road map for the lean application and integration of Industry 4.0 technology into their product development and production processes.

225 days old CBIA Supports
HB 5215 an act establishing a grant program for certain researchers engaged in stem-related research in the state Status: Died (Commerce)

Creates a grant program to provide $100,000 per year for five years to researchers involved in science, technology, engineering or math-related research in the state. The purpose is to encourage technology start-up companies in the state.

145 days old CBIA Supports
HB 5481 an act establishing a grant program for women and minority-owned businesses Status: Died (Appropriations)

Requires the DECD to create a grant program for women and minority businesses.