April 30, 2010

Creative Economy House Bill 5028

Important Legislation which was introduced by State Rep. Roberta Willis, D-64 to foster and enhance the impact of a creative economy in Connecticut was unanimously approved in the state House last week.

House Bill 5028, “An Act Concerning Developing The Creative Economy” calls for a task force that would study the impact of a creative economy in Connecticut to boost arts and culture that adds to the state’s economy, tourism and job growth. The bill proposes to require the Dept of Economic and Community Development to identify and analyze “creative clusters” in their annual report and the state’s economic strategic plan.

Here’s a link to details about the bill
http://www.cga.ct.gov/2010/BA/2010HB-05028-R01-BA.htm

And a press story:
http://www.registercitizen.com/articles/2010/04/23/news/doc4bd11d0fb8c4c331118166.prt