The Democratic governor and legislature were cautious on major progressive issues, raising the question: What is CT’s political identity?
The new CT law requires municipalities with a record of voter discrimination to receive “preclearance” before making changes to election-related policies.
The Farm to School program aims to help CT students learn about fresh foods through hands-on experience in school gardens and field trips to farms.
Waiting lists have plagued CT’s disabled for years. Advocates hope latest effort to aid those with developmental disabilities isn’t a one-off.
CT’s environmental community never had high hopes for legislation this session to address climate change, waste disposal or other issues.
Proposed relief for survivors of domestic and financial abuse fell through over details in legal language during legislature’s final hours.
Proposed charter schools in Norwalk and New Haven got funding in the final CT budget — but proposed schools in Middletown and Danbury did not.
Provisions that provide tax incentives for grocery stores opening in CT food deserts were incorporated into the state budget.
The CT General Assembly ended its 2023 session with votes on bills addressing campaign finance and municipal pension reforms.
The bill addresses the needs of residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities across education, employment, housing and more.
The General Assembly OK’d a $7.5 billion two-year bond deal that invests in transportation, housing, higher education and school construction.
The bill aims to improve CT tenants’ rights and housing quality, but lacks zoning reforms that advocates and lawmakers had pushed for.
The bill lawmakers approved is aimed at improving transparency for CT small businesses that seek financing from certain alternative lenders.
A plan to implement mandatory nurse staffing ratios in CT hospitals was scrapped, but an overhaul of hospital staffing committees survived.
The Senate passed the original bill without the community health worker provision, which was included in an amendment added Wednesday morning.