Posted on October 31, 2023
Connecticut’s largest business organization recognized State Representative Bill Pizzuto with a perfect voting score on key bills impacting Connecticut’s economic growth and business climate during the 2023 legislative session.
The Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA) ranked all state lawmakers based on their support for the business community’s positions on 10 important policies. The bills all affect job creation, small business growth and economic stability in Connecticut.
The scorecard was calculated using select pieces of legislation and may reflect votes from committee, the House, or both. The bills assessed in the report are:
SB 938 – An Act Concerning (AAC) Unemployment Benefits for Striking Workers
SB 1020 – An Act Establishing a First-Time Homebuyer’s Savings Account and a Related Tax Deduction
SB 1091 – AAC Certain Business Reporting Requirements
SB 1145 – AAC Establishment of Sector Specific Subtargets for Greenhouse Gas Emissions
SB 1178 – An Act Expanding Connecticut Paid Sick Days
SB 1179 – An Act Amending Connecticut Paid Family Medical Leave
HB 6273 – AAC Disclosure of Salary Ranges on Public and Internal Job Postings
HB 6558 – AAC Property Tax Abatement for Certain First-Time Home Buyers
HB 6585 – AAC A Study to Promote Workforce Development Using the Global Entrepreneur in Residence Program as a Model
HB 6710 – AAC Association Health Plans and Establishing a Task Force to Study Stop-Loss Insurance
The complete CBIA legislative scorecard can be viewed here.
For more information on the Connecticut Business and Industry Association, the largest most representative business organization in the state, please visit www.cbia.com.