A few legislators returned to Hartford to formally end the 2020 session, a concession to custom, calendar and the coronavirus.
They left on March 11, promising to return after a deep cleaning of the State Capitol. They never returned.
The vote on tolls will not come before next week, the top Senate leader said Tuesday night.
State officials are divided on how to win public trust in a partnership to aid struggling students that is exempt from FOI laws.
A plan to exclude lawmakers from the executive committee would weaken oversight of the public-private partnership.
The Partnership for CT board was asked to unanimously approve a tentative budget, nearly $250,000 in executive compensation, and various operating procedures before it has even met.
House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz and Gov. Ned Lamont both expressed confidence Monday they could strike a compromise deal on restaurant-server wage legislation by the end of next week.
Three days after pledging to override Gov. Ned Lamont’s veto of legislation crucial to an ongoing legal battle between restaurants and their workers, House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz reversed himself Monday.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s goal of completing his first state budget on time could be stymied by his reluctance to order taxes aimed specifically at Connecticut’s wealthiest.
House and Senate Democrats topped their legislative agenda Monday with pledges to adopt paid family medical leave and a $15-per-hour state minimum wage.
One day after the top Republican in the House criticized proposals to tax groceries and regionalize schools, Democratic leaders urged lawmakers to keep an open mind.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for supporters of the legalization of sports betting in Connecticut to make another attempt to authorize this type of gambling in the state, prompting Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz to say they would support a special legislative session to revisit the issue.
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Saying Republican legislators are dragging their feet on budget talks, Democratic legislative leaders tried to re-kindle negotiations Tuesday with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and explore crafting a budget without the GOP.
House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz was skeptical Tuesday that the legislature would resolve any major gaming issues or the legalization of marijuana this spring.
House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz predicted late Monday the chamber would uphold Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s veto of the Republican-crafted state budget when it meets today.