Proposals on everything from cameras in nursing homes to government-sponsored insurance for small businesses and nonprofits were floated this session.
The legislation, which nudges towns to loosen restrictive zoning policies, now heads to the governor’s desk.
The administration’s testimony took up the hearing’s first five hours. More than 130 people are signed up to speak.
A similar effort to overhaul Connecticut’s sexual assault and harassment laws failed to clear the General Assembly last year.
A public hearing on legislation that would give terminally ill patients access to medication to end their lives is expected to draw both supporters and opponents today.
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WASHINGTON — Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Tuesday helped fellow Democrats promote a bill that would undo the Trump administration’s reversal of net neutrality rules. Blumenthal said that has awoken a “slumbering giant” of concerned millennials.
Most of the legislation the General Assembly passed in 2016 has already taken effect, but there are a handful of laws that go into effect on Jan. 1, 2017. Here’s a look at some of the most important legislation that will ring in the New Year:
WASHINGTON – After Shandra Woworuntu lost her job as a manager of a bank in Indonesia, she responded to an employment ad she thought would offer her a new life in the United States . But instead of a job, she found herself ensnared by sex traffickers who sold her in New York and Connecticut for the next three years.