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Dive Deeper: 2023 Legislative Session · Ned Lamont · CT Congressional Delegation
CT budget: Lamont pitches big tax cuts in first budget of new term
Gov. Ned Lamont proposed a $50.5 billion budget with more than $500 million in tax relief, topped by Connecticut’s first major income tax cut.
Public weighs in on bill that would speed up school funding
Hundreds of people were scheduled to testify Friday on a bill that could change how Connecticut school districts are funded.
Advocates and lawmakers make push for state-level voters’ rights act
If passed, Connecticut would join New York and a handful of other states that have implemented a state-level voting rights act.
Democrats to Lamont: Ease fiscal restraints for CT schools’ sake
Lamont wants to keep fiscal ‘guardrails’ in place, but legislators see a way to increase education funding with savings from the revenue cap.
Lamont would toughen Sandy Hook gun law
CT Gov. Ned Lamont wants to ban the sale of all firearms to anyone under age 21 and close loopholes that allow the sale of AR-15 variants.
Measure offers ‘bill of rights’ for English language learners’ parents
CT lawmakers say they are fighting for parents who don’t speak English and struggle to participate in their children’s education.
CT tax cuts are likely, but fierce debate expected over who benefits
CT’s fiscally moderate Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont may find more allies among Republicans when it comes to proposals to cut taxes.
CT lawmakers unite behind State Police raises, not accountability law
A partisan divide remains over the degree to which a 2020 CT police accountability law contributes to struggles in recruiting.
Lamont: Ban open carry of firearms, limit gun purchases
CT Gov. Ned Lamont proposed a series of measures he says could curb gun violence in Connecticut, including banning open carry of firearms.
Lamont proposes easing access to birth control pills
CT lawmakers from both parties have also proposed bills legalizing the sale in vending machines of emergency contraceptive Plan B.
Rob Hotaling, who ran against Lamont, to join his administration
Rob Hotaling, the Independent Party candidate for governor, will be deputy commissioner in the Dept. of Economic and Community Development.
CT Republicans introduce bills on parental notification for abortion
CT legislative leaders say parental notification bills are unlikely to be successful this year, but advocates want to “get a dialogue going.”
Secretary of the State Thomas urges 10 days of early voting
CT early voting should be authorized for 10 days before elections, Secretary of the State Stephanie Thomas said.
Who were the donors to Lamont’s inaugural ball? Here’s a look
Many of the donations came from companies and groups that are regulated by Connecticut or do business with the state.