CT lawmakers are relieved that the House can function but are concerned with Johnson’s record on same-sex marriage, abortion and Ukraine aid.
CT’s delegation will have familiar roles on major policy committees, but Himes is now the top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee.
Kevin McCarthy’s failed attempts to secure the leadership position have put House business on hold, and CT representatives are frustrated.
Communities across Connecticut will receive funding, formerly known as earmarks, for infrastructure, housing, education and more.
Gun violence survivors joined CT politicians to call on the Senate to restore the federal assault weapons ban, which is unlikely to pass.
With a narrow GOP House majority, CT Democrats will lose committee chairmanships but say they’ll still have leverage in crafting policy.
Rep. Jim Himes, D-4th District, has suggested voting on individual components of a bill that would broadly protect abortion access.
Mike France, a Republican state lawmaker, is running against U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District.
America took a deep breath and watched Joe Biden uneventfully inaugurated outside a Capitol invaded two weeks ago by rioters.
Donald J. Trump was impeached on a day when lawmakers in capitals like Hartford assessed threats that may await them.
Aides appeared, whispering to bosses. Then came noises in the hall. The U.S. Capitol was breached.
A mob supporting Donald J. Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol, delaying the certification of Joe Biden’s presidential victory.
A big stimulus bill takes a lot of explaining.
The federal tax incentive draws private investment to distressed neighborhoods, but there are problems with the program.
U.S. Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro won a 148-79 vote in the Democratic caucus to become the House Appropriations chair.