Fighting to make Connecticut a top state for business, jobs, and economic growth.

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.


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Fixing Connecticut's Fiscal Problems: Spending Reforms, Long-Term Solutions, Best Practices

WHERE WE ARE Connecticut has a spending problem. Since the mid-1990s, state government spending has grown by 110%. Over the...

You Have the Power to Fix Connecticut

CBIA's 2017 Connecticut Policy Agenda Connecticut has long been known as a leader by many economic measures, but we face critical challenges....

Sustainable State Spending & Tax Policy

Restore fiscal stability and expand economic growth and business confidence by reforming state government, reducing the cost of services, stabilizing long-term state finances, and...

Regulatory Reform

Create systems to ensure regulations minimize costs to businesses and are adopted only if necessary to achieve the core mission of the sponsoring...

Education & Workforce Development

Strengthen the talent pipeline to provide more opportunities for residents and meet the skilled workforce needs of the state’s employers. Continue to implement adopted...

Energy

Create a competitive energy future with diverse fuel sources, lower energy costs, superior infrastructure, and advanced technologies. Adopt legislation that promotes cost-effective, reliable, in-state production and...

Environment

Create a new culture of partnership and collaboration between state regulators and the business community to ensure a clean environment and a growing economy. Eliminate regulations that...

Healthcare

Shape healthcare policy using innovative best practices that reduce costs and increase quality and access. Support existing state initiatives, including aspects of the State Innovation...

Labor & Employment

Help businesses create jobs by making labor laws and regulations more consistent with federal requirements and removing excessive administrative and legal burdens on employers. Make state...

Transportation

Dedicate public and private resources to priority projects that will ease congestion and improve infrastructure connectivity. Use the special transportation fund exclusively for transportation purposes by...