Connecticut politicians have Lowell Weicker stories, whether they were his contemporaries or younger. Here are some of their memories.
Lowell P. Weicker Jr. served three terms as Connecticut’s last Republican senator, then passed the income tax as a third-party governor.
For the first time since Gov. Ned Lamont took office in January 2019, a CT bill became law with a signature other than his.
Connecticut Democrats see guns and reproductive rights as wedge issues, even if CT already has some of the nation’s strongest laws.
A CT House Republican’s success in blocking a warehouse project near his Middlebury home casts a bright light on the dark art of legislating.
The day-long summit marked passage of a law titled the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, but there was little bipartisanship at the event.
The Democratic governor and legislature were cautious on major progressive issues, raising the question: What is CT’s political identity?
The CT General Assembly ended its 2023 session with votes on bills addressing campaign finance and municipal pension reforms.
Proponents of red light cameras had to overcome concerns raised by the ACLU and NAACP about potential abuses and discriminatory enforcement.
Industry stock analysts have noted the “friction” on the authority and speculated whether Gillett is in Connecticut for the long haul.
Deep in the CT budget bill passed by the House of Representatives is a provision that could affect who can run for attorney general in 2026.
A bill that embraces the adversarial stance adopted by Connecticut’s top regulator in utility rate cases won final passage Monday in the House.
The bill would ban the open carry of firearms, strengthen rules for gun storage and reporting stolen firearms, and expand a ban on AR-15s.
Negotiations on the state budget have been complicated by a late move by Gov. Lamont to include new municipal waste fees in the budget.
With a budget centered on middle-class tax relief largely finalized Thursday, protesters were still demanding more spending on wages.