Tension remained, even as Black lawmakers applauded Gov. Ned Lamont signing the Crown Act.
The legislature’s Black and Puerto Rican Caucus say their constituents are waiting for Gov. Ned Lamont to name a Puerto Rican commissioner.
Geraldo Reyes Jr., the winner of a special election Tuesday, took the oath of office Thursday as the state representative from the 75th House District of Waterbury, arriving in time help make difficult budget choices.
Geraldo Reyes, Jr., was declared the winner Wednesday of a special election to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Rep. Victor Cuevas, D-Waterbury, the secretary of the state’s office said.