CT lawmakers voted on the housing bill, which had zoning reform measures scrapped Friday, in the early hours of the morning Saturday.
2023 Legislative Session
Senate passes update of Connecticut’s strong gun laws
The bill would ban the open carry of firearms, strengthen rules for gun storage and reporting stolen firearms, and expand a ban on AR-15s.
Zoning reforms stripped from CT Democrats’ housing bill
The fair share policy has been stripped from CT House Democrats’ omnibus bill. Leadership says zoning may need to be changed through the courts.
GOP objects as Lamont tries to resurrect waste disposal fee
Negotiations on the state budget have been complicated by a late move by Gov. Lamont to include new municipal waste fees in the budget.
Trade association health plans get tepid OK from key player
A new version of a bill to give small businesses a new option for health care plans got a boost from CT’s health care advocate Ted Doolittle.
CT legislature votes to ban child marriages
The CT Senate vote came hours after a group of advocates dressed in wedding dresses urged lawmakers to pass the bill to ban child marriages.
CT weighs tax breaks for businesses that help fund new housing
CT employers say their workers can’t afford housing, but private sector investment — spurred by tax incentives — could help fix that.
Two major education bills get first passage in CT House, Senate
CT lawmakers passed two education omnibus bills on Thursday, less than a week before the end of the CT legislative session.
Protesters arrested as Lamont, lawmakers strike CT budget deal
With a budget centered on middle-class tax relief largely finalized Thursday, protesters were still demanding more spending on wages.
CT Mirror’s 2023 Bill Tracker
The Connecticut Mirror’s 2023 legislation tracker is a tool to help you, our readers, track certain bills as they work their way through the legislative process.
CT House votes to limit deceptive, coercive police interrogation
The bill would deem an admission, confession or statement inadmissible or involuntary if it was obtained via deceptive or coercive tactics.
CT bill amendment would provide financial support to Stone Academy students
The CT Senate’s amendment would issue reimbursement and stipends to Stone Academy students after the nursing school’s closure.
Beefed-up elder care reform bill clears CT House
The legislation boosts transparency in nursing home finances, increases oversight of homemaker companion agencies and adds protections.
Senate passes bill to allow mobile home residents to buy their parks
The bill would give mobile home owners the right of first refusal if the owner of their park decides to sell the land.
CT budget vote likely to run into final week of legislative session
Lawmakers are unlikely to vote on CT budget before next week, but leaders remain optimistic a bipartisan deal will be enacted by June 7.