Issues

Action Plan: State Budget

The creation of a special commission to review state tax policies and develop recommendations for a fair system that fosters economic growth is among several positive steps adopted to address the state's budget deficit and fiscal issues. CT20x17 proposes a series of short and long-term policy recommendations, including...

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Action Plan: Transportation

Connecticut’s made initial progress toward overhauling its aging transportation infrastructure, including the creation of the Transform CT initiative and establishing management authorities for the state's ports and airports. CT20x17 proposes a series of short and long-term policy recommendations, including a constitutional amendment ensuring dedicated revenues for transportation projects and...

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Action Plan: Workforce/Education

Connecticut’s manufacturers are collaborating with technical high schools and community colleges to develop tomorrow's workforce, while the state is ranked third in the country for the percentage of residents with post-graduate degrees. CT20x17 proposes a series of short and long-term policy recommendations, including strengthening employer-education partnerships, measuring...

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Action Plan: Government Regulations

Connecticut's made progress in recent years with regulatory reform and implementing efficiencies within some government agencies. CT20x17 proposes a series of short and long-term policy recommendations, including consistent, reasonable regulatory administration, revitalizing abandoned commercial and industrial properties, and ensuring businesses have a competitive edge. Acting on these and other proposals will...

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Action Plan: Energy

Connecticut's leading a regional effort to develop New England's energy infrastructure, one of a number of initiatives for moving the state toward a future that can provide cheaper, cleaner, more reliable power. CT20x17 proposes a series of short and long-term policy recommendations, including reducing the burden of fees, taxes,...

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Action Plan: Healthcare

Connecticut is one of the healthiest states in the country, home to high quality healthcare facilities and providers, and is pursuing innovation through implementation of the State Innovation Model and All Payer Claims Database. CT20x17 proposes a series of short and long-term policy recommendations, including reducing cost shifting to...

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Action Plan: Labor

Connecticut has an educated, well-paid, highly productive workforce and is a national leader for positions in the finance and insurance sectors and the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. CT20x17 proposes a series of short and long-term policy recommendations, including rejecting additional unemployment taxes on employers, reforming the state's unemployment compensation...

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Action Plan: Technology & Innovation

Connecticut has a rich legacy of innovation and continues to enhance that legacy through the state's Bioscience Innovation Fund, supporting the expansion of United Technologies and Jackson Labs, and establishing programs to fuel start-up companies. CT20x17 proposes a series of short and long-term policy recommendations, promoting and...

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