Senate action Wednesday likely ensured House passage of a bill expunging criminal records of thousands of Connecticut residents.
The proposal gives the Attorney General’s Office the power to seek a court order to stop faith-based institutions from handing out misleading information about abortions and other women’s services.
The bill ratifies Gov. Ned Lamont’s pandemic declarations and extends his authority by one month until May 20.
The state Senate acted quickly Friday to confirm Andrew J. McDonald to a second term on the Supreme Court.
We asked the seven Senate Democrats whose votes on truck tolls have been in question. Here’s what they said.
A bill designed to help Connecticut officials peer into the black box of drug pricing won final approval from a unanimous state Senate early Wednesday, and will now go to the governor. Proponents of the measure called it a necessary first step toward curbing expensive prescription drug prices.
A bill headed to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s desk would give uninsured women the ability to sign up for health insurance after they learn they are pregnant. A second bill sent to the governor requires individual and small-group health insurance policies to cover the same 10 “essential health benefits” the Affordable Care Act mandates.
Senate Democrats and Republicans finalized a deal Thursday on how an evenly divided Senate will operate in 2017, agreeing that Senate President Pro Tem Martin M. Looney, D-New Haven, will remain as the top leader, while sharing some authority with the GOP.