2021 Public Policy Priorities

The 2021 session of the CT General Assembly is facing challenges unlike any in its history.  The Covid pandemic has moved all activities online.   Our goal is to provide information to UConn Proud supporters to assist in their advocacy efforts.

We strongly support each of the following bills:

S.B. No. 996 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDRAISING BY THE FOUNDATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT.
S.B. No. 1099 (RAISED) AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR A RESEARCH FACULTY RECRUITMENT AND HIRING PROGRAM BY THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT TO ENCOURAGE THE CREATION OF NEW BUSINESS VENTURES.
H.B. No. 6375 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE UNFUNDED PENSION
LIABILITY PORTION OF THE FRINGE BENEFIT COST FOR EMPLOYEES OF
THE CONSTITUENT UNITS OF THE STATE SYSTEM OF HIGHER
EDUCATION.