Len Fasano is returning to the legislature as an appointee overseeing the non-partisan legal staff.
Connecticut GOP finds angle on vote-by-mail controversy
About 100,000 absentee ballot applications mailed to voters have been returned as undeliverable, adding fuel to a national partisan battle.
COVID arrived, legislators left, and Lamont’s job rating doubled. Now what?
Ned Lamont was among the least popular governors. COVID changed that. But has it changed him?
The legislature adjourns: No pomp, lots of circumstance.
A few legislators returned to Hartford to formally end the 2020 session, a concession to custom, calendar and the coronavirus.
GOP’s Fasano presses Lamont to delay raises during pandemic
The Senate GOP leader pressed the governor to suspend state employee raises and funnel the savings to non-profits.
COVID-19 killed the 2020 session. But the calls still come
They left on March 11, promising to return after a deep cleaning of the State Capitol. They never returned.
Senate GOP Leader Len Fasano not seeking re-election
Senate Republican Leader Len Fasano, R-North Haven, intends to leave the General Assembly after 18 years.
Legislators to break Lamont’s ‘debt diet’ by more than $1B
Lawmakers are expected to approve a two-year, $4.7 billion bond package Wednesday that shatters the governer’s “debt diet.”
Democrats push latest public option bill despite slim chance of passing
In a short session, Democrats lack support from the governor and Republicans, but they’re still attempting a public option bill.
The tolls saga continues as Democrats postpone vote
The vote on tolls will not come before next week, the top Senate leader said Tuesday night.
Salary battle prompts new questions about privacy rules for education partnership
A plan to pay the head of CT’s new education partnership more than $300,000 has prompted renewed questions about the program’s exemption from FOI laws.
Lamont unveils New London harbor deal as quasi-public debate heats up
While the governor celebrated a deal to develop New London harbor and an offshore wind center, the partisan battle over Connecticut’s quasi-publics intensified.
Fiscal cure sought for UConn Health
Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration is questioning whether the state can afford to continue subsidizing the public teaching hospital.
Lamont’s bond presentation could put tolls proposal at risk
Gov. Ned Lamont must decide how much detail about his latest bonding proposal to release to legislators Wednesday, including any proposals that might entice legislators to support his trucks-only tolling plan.
Fasano says tolls bill has loophole that could capture cars
The top Senate Republican charged Democrats Tuesday with building a “workaround” provision into the new truck tolls bill.