The Connecticut Supreme Court affirmed a trial court’s decision giving the Waterbury faction of the Independent Party sole control over the party’s statewide ballot line, ending a long feud with a faction in Danbury.
Lawmakers heard hours of testimony from supporters and opponents of paid family and medical leave Thursday.
Gov. Ned Lamont unveiled his long-anticipated proposal Thursday to eliminate the business entity tax, a $250 fee nearly all Connecticut businesses pay once every two years, and to digitize access to all state services.
Reps. Jahana Hayes and Jim HImes have not signed on to controversial Green New Deal that aims to combat climate change.
A major liberal block in the House of Representatives warned Thursday it favors raising income taxes on rich households, staunchly opposes repeal the estate tax, and fears Gov. Ned Lamont’s budget could shift burdens onto the middle class.
An immigrant advocacy group has unveiled a measure that would allow residents without legal status to purchase private health insurance, a bill they say would be the first of its kind.
CSCU officials say that shortfall would occur if state funding and tuition stay flat, and warn free tuition for all might not be in the cards.
The first public glimpse of a new push for a public option in Connecticut came Wednesday.
The General Assembly is considering several bills this session which would prohibit non-compete agreements in employee contracts. Such agreements can be seen as limiting opportunity and discouraging entrepreneurship. On deeper consideration, though, there are vital reasons in our industry for these clauses.
I have to admit that I love fossil fuels and feel extremely grateful that I have lived my entire life as a beneficiary of their use. I can hardly imagine what life would have been like without them. The modern world that we know would have been impossible without fossil fuels and the related industries that enabled us to use them. Let me offer a couple of examples that might shed light on my affection.
Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont has an ally in his fight to protect Connecticut’s growing budget reserves — a new Republican-crafted spending cap.
On Tuesday, Feb. 5, five members of the Bridgeport Board of Education voted to cancel a series of public Community Forums. These forums, organized by the Board and Bridgeport Public Schools, were meant to address the financial distress facing our school district and how parents, families, educators, administration, community members, and local elected officials can be part of a solution.