If the GOP can gain four seats, it will turn a 21-15 Democratic advantage into a 19-17 Republican majority, giving them control of the chamber for the first time in 20 years.
The House of Representatives saluted a departed colleague, Terry Backer, and welcomed his successor, Joe Gresko, on the opening day of the legislature’s session Wednesday. Sen. Andrew Maynard, D-Stonington, returned amid questions about his ability to serve.
Sen. Andrew Maynard, D-Stonington, who sustained a traumatic brain injury in a fall at his home in 2014, was being evaluated in a hospital Thursday after the car he was driving went off a road and down an embankment in Waterford.
Senate President Pro Tem Martin Looney met Monday in Groton with municipal officials from the 18th Senate District, promising to represent them while their senator, Andrew Maynard, continues to recover from a traumatic brain injury.
Sen. Andrew Maynard, D-Stonington, remains a candidate for re-election as he slowly recovers from a serious brain injury that has left him with an uncertain prognosis, unable to speak in full sentences, his family said Tuesday in the first detailed account of his condition since an accident in July.
The sister of Sen. Andrew Maynard, D-Stonington, said Tuesday that the injuries he suffered in an early morning fall Monday are “non-life threatening,” and he is in serious, but stable condition.
Sen. Andrew Maynard, D-Stonington, was in serious condition Monday at a trauma center in Rhode Island after an early morning fall on the steps outside his home, but Senate leaders said his family has declined to release details on the incident or the extent of his injuries.