This Week at the Capitol

It's a busy week at the Capitol. Keep reading to learn more about what hearings and bills CAHS is interested in. 

 

Monday, March 6, 2017
  • Education Committee
    • Location: Room 1E of the LOB
    • Time: 11:00 AM
    • How to testifyPublic speakers will be determined by a lottery system.  Lottery numbers will be drawn from 8:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M in the First Floor Atrium of the LOB.  Public speakers will be allowed to pick three lottery numbers at a time.  Speakers arriving after the completion of the lottery should report to Room 3100 of the LOB and will have their names placed at the end of the speaker list.  Written testimony must be submitted no later than 9:30 A.M. on Monday, March 6, 2017 to the Committee Staff.  Testimony received after the designated time may not be distributed until after the hearing.  Please submit written testimony in Word or PDF format to EDtestimony@cga.ct.gov.
    • Important bills:
      • S.B. No. 952: An Act Concerning the Sharing of Federal Funding Between the Office of Early Childhood and the Department of Social Services. 
      • S.B. No. 954: An Act Concerning the Development of a Plan for Universal Preschool. 
Thursday, March 9, 2017
  • Finance Revenue and Bonding Committee
    • Location: Room 2E of the LOB
    • Time: 10:30 AM
    • How to Testify:  Public speaker order will be determined by a lottery system.  Lottery numbers will be drawn from 8:30 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. in First Floor Atrium of the LOB.  Speakers arriving after the completion of the lottery will have their names placed at the end of the speaker list.  Please submit 35 copies of written testimony to the Committee staff at 9:30 A.M. in First Floor Atrium of the LOB.  Testimony received after the designated time may not be distributed until after the hearing.  Please email written testimony in Word or PDF format to FINtestimony@cga.ct.gov.
    • Important Bills:
      • S.B. No. 787: An Act Concerning Revenue Items to Implement the Governor's Budget.
  • Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee
    • Location: Room 1E of the LOB
    • Time: 11:30 AM
    • How to testify: Sign-up for the hearing will begin at 10:30 A.M. in Room 1E of the LOB. Please submit 35 copies of written testimony to the Committee staff at 10:30 A.M. in Room 1E of the LOB.  Testimony received after the designated time may not be distributed until after the hearing.  Please email written testimony in Word or PDF format to HEDtestimony@cga.ct.gov.
    • Important Bills:
      • S.B. No. 837: An Act Concerning Apprenticeship Opportunities for High Growth, High Demand Jobs.
      • S.B. No. 969: An Act Concerning the Governor's Higher Education Recommendations.
      • H.B. 7212: An Act Concerning the Promotion of Loan Forgiveness Programs.
      • H.B. 7234: An Act Concerning Financial Aid for Students in Crisis. 
  • Commerce Committee
    • Location: Room 2A of the LOB
    • Time: 11:00 AM
    • How to testify: Sign-up for the hearing will begin at 10:00 A.M. in Room 2A of the LOB.  Please submit 30 copies of written testimony to the Committee staff at 10:00 A.M. in Room 2A of the LOB.  Testimony received after the designated time may not be distributed until after the hearing.  Please email written testimony in Word or PDF format to 
    • Important bills:
      • S.B. No. 966: An Act Concerning Economic Development Programs Administered by the Department of Economic and Community Development.
      • H.B. No. 7223: An Act Concerning a Study of Economic Development Issues by the Department of Economic and Community Development and Connecticut Innovations, Incorporated. 
      • H.B. No. 7227: An Act Concerning the Department of Economic and Community Development and Economic Development Issues.
      • H.B. No. 7229: An Act Concerning the Creation of Connecticut Brownfield Land Banks, Revisions to the Brownfield Remediation and Revitalization Program and Authorizing Bonds of the State for Brownfield Remediation and Development Programs. 

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