An anti-abortion leader said he sees common ground with a Connecticut gubernatorial nominee for the first time in decades.
Gov. Ned Lamont challenged Republican Bob Stefanowski to take a position on the abortion rights bill Stefanowski’s running mate supported.
Lesser finished second among the five candidates for secretary of the state at the Democratic State Convention on Saturday.
Gov. Ned Lamont declined Monday to put his weight behind his party’s convention endorsements over the weekend.
Erick Russell got the Democratic endorsement for state treasurer, and Rep. Stephanie Thomas got the endorsement for secretary of the state.
Connecticut Republicans nominated Themis Klarides, a moderate who supports abortion rights and broke with Donald Trump, for U.S. Senate.
The governor knows his economic record is one of the strongest cases he can make to voters. That’s a challenge for Republicans.
Connecticut Republicans united behind the gubernatorial ambitions of Bob Stefanowski, who outflanked the GOP establishment in 2018.
Democrats positioned Sen. Richard Blumenthal — and the party as a whole — as a bulwark against GOP efforts to strip Americans of their rights.
Sen. Matt Lesser was criticized for trying to change rules; Rep. Hilda Santiago’s campaign claimed support from neutral Gov. Ned Lamont.
The House voted 142-1 to designate Juneteenth a legal holiday in Connecticut. The overwhelmingly positive vote belied a difficult debate.
Democrats committed to reproductive rights fear a repeal of Roe while welcoming the jolt of passion it could inject into midterm elections.
A more ambitious bill that would have opened the program to those 18 and younger, regardless of their immigration status, failed in committee.
Lawmakers’ base pay would go from $28,000 to $40,000, and salaries of most statewide officers would match the pay of Superior Court judges.
Long-term hospital suspensions aren’t currently regulated under state law. The state budget bill could change that.