The “Baby bonds” bill is an effort to tackle CT’s yawning wealth gap; Lamont expected to sign into law
House Majority Leader Jason Rojas received a forcible reminder Wednesday morning the bill hadn’t been called yet.
An 8% increase in state aid to cities and towns is augmented by $3.2 billion in federal pandemic aid.
The Senate passed the bill on a vote of 26 to 10.
The Senate adopted the two-year state budget Wednesday, sending the package to Gov. Ned Lamont with bipartisan support.
Sen. Fonfara said the decision not to tap revenue to reverse inequities is a moral failure.
The proposed state budget avoids taking education dollars away from well-off communities, as the school funding formula had called for.
The House speaker pledged passage of a bill legalizing recreational marijuana in the next 7 to 14 days.
The legislature’s failure to pass TCI could test the state’s leadership role in battling climate change.
The House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a new, $1.5 billion, five-year investment program in Connecticut’s poorest cities and towns.
Nearly a decade later, Colorado has a commercialized, elitist, polluting, government-protected drug-dealing industry, that perpetuates itself to the detriment of the public and the planet. And we didn’t “legalize” nor end prohibition; those were political sops.
People who are adopted shouldn’t be deprived of knowledge about where they come from.
I was living a crisis moment in time like the historical ones I’d found captivating since childhood.