This is the second year in a row lawmakers have passed a bill to limit the use of solitary confinement in prison and jails.
Legislators want more information next year from Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration on its plan to sell CT tax debt.
The bill passed over the concerns of Republicans who said it didn’t go far enough and Democrats who worried it would harm children of color.
The bill would bolster school mental health programs, increase wages for child care workers and create a minority teacher scholarship fund.
Connecticut will offer consumers new data privacy protections after final passage of a complicated bill by the House.
House Speaker Matt Ritter, D-Hartford, consulted with his caucus Wednesday night about canceling its Saturday session to avoid two protests.
The bill is one of three major pieces of legislation that would improve access to mental health services for children and young adults.
Ned Lamont’s deal takes a distinct tack from the $220 million incentive package legislators approved for Sikorsky in 2016.
Connecticut is going to make permanent the pandemic practice of giving local boards and commissions the option to meet remotely.
Gov. Ned Lamont and legislative leaders have agreed on a new $24 billion state budget that features nearly $600 million in tax cuts.
The bill passed Tuesday night is intended to speed Connecticut’s embrace of electric vehicles with tax rebates for e-bikes and electric motor vehicles, and tighter deadlines for electrifying bus fleets.
A bill that would ban the practice of gifting cannabis in commercial settings is now headed to the CT Senate.
The bill provides for graduated penalties for motor vehicle theft based on prior convictions, rather than on the value of the vehicle.
Legislative leaders and Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration have offered compromises, and debate and a vote could be as soon as this weekend.
Complex measures aimed at tackling environmental issues still await final passage with just days to go in the legislative session.