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.
Authorizing a nine-member panel to invest state tax receipts in cities likely would violate the Constitution, the attorney general says.
The House inched closer Thursday toward a Saturday budget vote — even as negotiations with Gov. Ned Lamont stalled.
House Speaker Matt Ritter acknowledged that remote voting from the Legislative Office Building has contributed to incidents of drunkenness.
Senate action Wednesday likely ensured House passage of a bill expunging criminal records of thousands of Connecticut residents.
The House Speaker wants to repeat the success of UConn 2000 with Connecticut’s poorest urban centers by investing in cities.
The compromise is intended to appeal to both fiscal moderates and the party’s liberal wing.
Gov. Ned Lamont and the legislature still struggle at times to figure out what the other is about.
The General Assembly opened its session in extraordinary fashion, convening outdoors, applauded by friends and heckled by protesters.
Rep. Sean Scanlon will be co-chair of the legislature’s finance committee, the first personnel move by a new speaker.
Three of the four state legislative caucuses chose new leaders Thursday.
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.