The recently completed legislative session notched a number of wins — but also some losses — for environmentalists.
Daily life is being disrupted at a rapid pace as we grapple with a public health crisis.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s new budget replaces a previously approved tax cut for hospitals with a $43 million tax hike.
The two-year state budget lays the groundwork for tolls, shifts more pension debt onto future taxpayers, deals another blow to hospitals, but closes a multi-billion dollar shortfall without raising the income tax.
Connecticut is one of 22 states where felons lose their voting rights during incarceration.
Lawmakers heard hours of testimony from supporters and opponents of paid family and medical leave Thursday.
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.
Republican lawmakers aim to lower government costs by implementing public-private partnerships with state human services agencies.
Senate Democrats announced the tail end of their legislative agenda on Friday, highlighting their focus on strengthening gender equity and passing a revived bill aimed at overhauling Connecticut’s sexual assault and sexual harassment laws.
Corrections nominee Rollin Cook was grilled during a wide spanning confirmation hearing Thursday about his tenure as head of Utah’s department of correction.
An e-cigarette. Connecticut lawmakers are sounding the alarm on teen vaping and tobacco use with a wave of legislation that would impose further restrictions on the products and attempt to curb youth access as states across the country are taking up similar measures. Bills introduced from both sides of the aisle or with bipartisan support […]
“We continue to see widespread and persistent marketing abuses by suppliers,” the state’s Consumer Counsel says.
The shrinking of the state’s prison population is hitting a slowdown after several years of dramatic declines.
Connecticut lawmakers are pushing an array of firearm bills that highlight issues regarding gun safety, rights, and reforms.
Bo Huhn, the spokesman for the Connecticut chapter of Smart Approaches to Marijuana, speaks at a press conference Wednesday. The debate over whether Connecticut should legalize recreational marijuana got heated at the State Capitol Wednesday as advocates opposing legalization held a press conference that was repeatedly interrupted by heckling pot supporters. “I believe we really do […]