GOP Sen. Kevin Kelly says lawmakers need to exert their authority and serve as a check on Gov. Ned Lamont.
Progressive Democratic state legislators want a broader debate on tax fairness than Gov. Ned Lamont and Republicans may support.
At issue are savings targets, often involving hundreds of millions of dollars that the legislature directs the governor to achieve.
It remains unclear how many municipal police officers are wearing body cameras and how many still need them.
The budget implementer is a technical measure, but one lawmakers use to settle scores, send messages, and do favors.
Any community using a Native American mascot or nickname would lose aid derived from Connecticut’s tribal casino revenue.
The recently completed legislative session notched a number of wins — but also some losses — for environmentalists.
Some came out of the 2021 legislative process happy with what they’d achieved. Others are plotting for a special session.
The scene at the Capitol on Wednesday was closer to normal than anyone might have predicted on Jan. 6.
Gov. Ned Lamont insisted he wouldn’t sign a new state budget that subverts the spending cap or borrows excessively.
The House inched closer Thursday toward a Saturday budget vote — even as negotiations with Gov. Ned Lamont stalled.
The new state budget will include tax cuts for low- and middle-income families, but the latter must wait until 2024.
Appropriations Committee leaders have a new strategy to more pump state dollars into education, social services and health care.
It remains unclear whether the two parties will agree on the extent of the governor’s emergency powers during future crises.
Could state incentive payments get towns to regionalize services and support a cap on property taxes?