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, â€œAn Act Concerning Developing The Creative Economyâ€ 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 stateâ€™s economy, tourism and job growth. The bill proposes to require the Dept of Economic and Community Development to identify and analyze â€œcreative clusters” in their annual report and the state’s economic strategic plan.
Here’s a link to details about the bill