The bill calls on the state to award grants and establish strategy and success metrics for CT’s arts, culture and tourism organizations.
A bill would prohibit using certain contract terms between hospitals and insurers that supporters say drive up the cost of care for patients.
A CT Housing Committee public hearing on a proposed rent cap began at 3 p.m. Tuesday and didn’t end until close to 5:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Several CT General Assembly committees are considering legislation to help ease the burden of educational debt.
The money, part of a federal program designed to improve students’ mental health, will go to EdAdvance, a Litchfield-based organization.
A bill that would eliminate the property tax on motor vehicles got a public hearing Wednesday in the CT Planning and Development Committee.
State legislators supported raising “concepts” that include acts concerning school resource officers and the charter school approval process.
CT Department of Correction Commissioner Angel Quiros’ comments come after the state said it would close Willard Correctional Institution.
State legislators heard testimony on bills to support and expand the state’s workforce, particularly in child care, education and health care.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s proposed budget includes $1.5 million in American Rescue Plan funds for the state’s delayed “clean slate” effort.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s budget only includes $50 million for Baby Bonds and a spokesman said the governor “does not support the program.”
Connecticut’s state leaders deployed the term frequently this week, but what qualifies as “workforce housing?”
Lawmakers are considering a range of bills, from expanding school food programs to establishing a children’s grief counseling program.
UConn President Radenka Maric is getting a pass, at least publicly, on a threat to end playing basketball games at the XL Center in Hartford.
Himes, who has represented Connecticut’s 4th congressional district since 2009, defeated Republican challenger Jayme Stevenson.