Connecticut Democrats now have a three-way field for the state treasurer: Erick Russell, Karen Dubois-Walton and Dita Bhargava.
Connecticut’s Senate embraced the concept of providing unemployment benefits to strikers, passing a bill likely to die in the House.
The content of the bill was less controversial than its arrival as an emergency-certified bill without a public hearing or committee review.
Gov. Ned Lamont on Wednesday nominated Joan K. Alexander to the Supreme Court, Hope Seeley to the Appellate and 11 others as new trial judges.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Stefanowski questioned CT’s permissive policy on transgender athletes without proposing a change.
The “Parents Against Stupid Stuff” PAC is promising to make transgender athletes and critical race theory issues in CT’s race for governor.
Thank you notes are not necessary. As expected, the biggest donors or lenders to Connecticut’s gubernatorial campaigns are the candidates.
The super PAC behind ads attacking Gov. Ned Lamont is primarily funded by two Connecticut businessmen who each contributed $500,000.
Wooden’s decision not to seek a second term creates a third open seat among the six constitutional statewide offices.
The GOP ticket was introduced in Fairfield, a community that embodies the opportunity and challenge facing Bob Stefanowski and Laura Devlin in 2022.
Rep. Laura Devlin, R-Fairfield, was a leading GOP voice of opposition to Gov. Ned Lamont’s ill-fated highway tolls proposal in 2019.
Sean Scanlon’s announcement is another step toward setting the Democratic and Republican lineups ahead of next month’s conventions.
Sen. Mary Daugherty Abrams, D-Meriden, absent from the legislative session due to illness, will not seek reelection in November.
Lamont cited CT’s growing economy after presiding over a Bond Commission meeting in which it OK’d $666.9 million worth of borrowing.
By taking senior status, Justice Christine Keller creates an immediate vacancy, allowing a successor to be confirmed before the election.