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 

Financial Institutions


Business Occupations

High Technology Initiatives

Tobacco Regulation

Business Regulation

Information Technology

Unemployment Insurance

Commercial Law

Property and Casualty
Insurance, including
Automobile and Homeowner’s 

Utility Regulation


Housing and Community Development

Workers’ Compensation Insurance

Economic Development, including Tourism

Labor and Employment