Democratic leaders want permanent tax relief for CT’s working poor. The governor isn’t convinced.
Connecticut and Massachusetts mandate similar COVID-19 precautions. But there are nuanced differences in how they do it.
If the bill becomes law, Connecticut could become the first state to make all prison phone calls free.
The General Assembly opened its session in extraordinary fashion, convening outdoors, applauded by friends and heckled by protesters.
What’s happening in this liberal suburb is a reflection of land-use decisions playing out in wealthy suburbs across the state.
There’s an urgency now, lawmakers say, but they worry a delay could kill the momentum for meaningful reforms.
A few legislators returned to Hartford to formally end the 2020 session, a concession to custom, calendar and the coronavirus.
With revenues evaporating and upgrades long overdue, Connecticut will have to act soon to solve its transportation financing problems.
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.
Though Connecticut legislators tend to shy away from controversial issues during re-election years, Senate Democrats insisted Thursday that legalization of recreational marijuana use still could be enacted this year if bundled with social justice components.
Renée Coleman-Mitchell’s recent public statements about vaccine data have provoked questions about her approach to a job that demands input and accessibility.
The effort comes at the request of Senate President Martin Looney, who said the current system perpetuates inequities based on wealth.
State officials are divided on how to win public trust in a partnership to aid struggling students that is exempt from FOI laws.
The public is invited but it’s unclear what portion of the meeting – or subsequent meetings – will be open, or what the board will be discussing.