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Legislative News

A public hearing is scheduled for Feb. 9 on two of the more controversial proposals to emerge from the Labor and Public Employees Committee this session. SB 13 and HB 6206 increase the state’s minimum wage to $15 per hour over each of the next five years, then mandate annual increases thereafter. HB 5591 effectively […]

Legislative News
New State Laws Take Effect October 1

October 1, 2016 marks the effective date for a number of new or revised state laws impacting Connecticut businesses. Issues & Policies 09.16.16 Energy & Telecommunications Tree removal. Under PA16-86 (HB 5150), trees and shrubs on public lands that may interfere with power lines or transportation corridors will now have greater due process rights before […]

Legislative News
Tonight: Public Hearing on State’s Minimum Wage

The Connecticut Low Wage Employer Advisory Board is holding a public hearing tonight–Wednesday, July 20–on their proposal to seek a higher state minimum wage in the 2017 legislative session.  As you know, the state’s minimum wage is already scheduled to increase to $10.10 in the coming year. Certain members of the board would prefer an even […]

Legislative News
Business Owners Take Action!

Connecticut cannot afford more state tax hikes. We can’t afford to lose more jobs, businesses, and families. State lawmakers vote this week on a 2017 budget plan that closes a near $1 billion deficit with no tax hikes, cuts spending by $830 million, and leaves the state’s Rainy Day Fund untouched. Call or email your […]

Chamber News
POSTPONED-Legislative Breakfast With Regional Leaders

Meet With Local State Representatives & Senators As They Begin A New Legislative Session PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. WE WILL LET YOU KNOW AS SOON AS A NEW DATE IS SCHEDULED Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016 Time: 8:30 am Location: The Windham Club- 184 Club Rd, North Windham, CT 06256 The Chamber of […]

Chamber News
CANCELLED-Congressman Joe Courtney Breakfast

NEW DATE WILL BE SCHEDULED SOON Date: February 5, 2016 Time: 8:00 AM Location: The Windham Club- 184 Club Rd, North Windham, CT 06256 Cost: $20 per person includes breakfast Register Here The Chamber of Commerce, Windham Region is hosting a legislative breakfast for members and the general public to meet and discuss national concerns […]

Chamber News
Windham Chamber Hosts Leadership Legislative Breakfast

We Cordially Invite You To A Leadership Legislative Breakfast Date: April 28, 2015 Time: 8:30 AM Location: Golf Club at Windham-1884 Club Rd, Windham Cost: $20 Click Here To Register Dear Community Leader and Business Owner: The Chamber is hosting a Leadership Breakfast on April 28 and has invited all of the legislators covering our 16 […]

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