Business, Technology, and Economic Development

The Business, Technology, and Economic Development Workgroup is responsible for issues relating to the regulation of a wide variety of businesses and occupations, the promotion of technological advancements, and the stimulation of economic development in the State.  Major policy areas covered by the workgroup include:

Alcoholic Beverages 

Energy Regulation (shared)

 Labor and Employment

Business Occupations

Financial Institutions


Business Regulation

High Technology Initiatives

Tobacco Regulation

Commercial Law

Information Technology

Unemployment Insurance


Property and Casualty
Insurance, including
Automobile and Homeowner’s 

Utility Regulation

Economic Development, including Tourism

Housing and Community Development

Workers’ Compensation Insurance