The CT Senate advanced a landmark bill intended to protect historically disenfranchised communities from discrimination at the ballot box.
Senate passes bill to reform utility regulation in CT
The bill could strengthen the standing of Marissa P. Gillett as chair of a divided Public Utilities Regulatory Authority.
CT Senate absolves those accused of witchcraft
The resolution to absolve those executed for witchcraft passed the CT Senate with just one no vote on Thursday.
With House vote, CT moves to further tighten gun laws
Gun controls demanded by Gov. Ned Lamont and a tougher approach to gun crimes urged by urban mayors won overwhelming passage Thursday.
CT’s welfare safety net is ‘second worst.’ That could change.
Connecticut’s 21-month limit on cash assistance is the second-shortest in the U.S. But a bill would lengthen it and raise income and asset limits.
House OKs bill to give legislature a role in choosing parole chair
The bill would require that the governor receive “advice and consent” from the House and Senate before designating the parole board’s leader.
CT House passes bill that expands access to contraception, Narcan
The wide-ranging bill passed by the CT House aims to increase access to birth control, emergency contraception and medications like Narcan.
CT House passes bill tackling accountability in tire disposal
Legislation to curb the illegal dumping of tires in CT passed the House of Representatives despite concerns the bill would do too little.
CT union calls group home strike while pay demands look unlikely
SEIU 1199 went on strike at CT group homes hours before politicians urged the industry to brace for a funding hike short of its demands.
A CT bear bill tramps toward the finish line. Here’s what it would do
The bill that has emerged from the CT legislature has no bear hunting, but clarifies when bears can be killed and bans intentional feeding.
CT House approves speed limit, red light cameras
The speed limit and red light cameras would be limited to school zones, pedestrian safety zones and locations with a history of accidents or violations.
Connecticut leaders tout ‘turnaround’ at investors conference
Gov. Ned Lamont, Treasurer Erick Russell and lawmakers pitched Connecticut’s born-again faith in fiscal discipline to investors Tuesday
CT must reform its pension investments now, Republicans say
A recent analysis from Yale concluded that poor pension fund investments have cost CT tens of billions of dollars over the past decade.
Internet ‘nutrition labels’ seek to make charges more transparent
Internet providers have been pushing back on efforts to make pricing and service speeds more transparent for consumers.
What is CT’s Baby Bonds program? Here’s what to know
CT’s Baby Bonds program is a first-of-its kind statewide policy that would set aside funds for kids born into poverty to access as adults.