Legislative Agenda

2017

Maintain Support for the Payment-in-Lieu-of-Taxes (PILOT) Program

CCIC will seek to maintain or increase current appropriation levels for PILOT grants to municipalities.

Maintain Current Tax Status of CCIC Institutions

CCIC will work to ensure that current tax exemptions for non-profit independent colleges and universities remain intact. 

Advocate for the Independent Colleges to be Included in Economic Development Strategies

CCIC will advocate to ensure that the independent college sector continues to be considered a key partner in state economic development strategies with a specific focus on educating policymakers around our capacity to support efforts to:

  • Retain Talent in CT
  • Align degree production with workforce needs
  • Promote Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Advocate for Increased funding for need-based aid within the Roberta Willis Scholarship Program

CCIC will work to maintain or increase funding for need-based aid under the Roberta Willis Scholarship Program.

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