Patricia Billie Miller is the first woman and first person of color elected to the Connecticut Senate from Stamford.
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Rep. Patricia Billie Miller wins vacant Senate seat
Rep. Patricia Billie Miller, D-Stamford, won a special election to the state Senate.
Connecticut House joins national civil rights campaign over Black hair styles
The Connecticut House voted for a bill intended to protect Black women from discrimination over their hair.
This legislature will run on Zoom. But still dress warmly on opening day.
The General Assembly begins its session Wednesday outside a Capitol closed due to COVID-19. Protests are in the forecast.
Ritter’s first move: Scanlon to become finance co-chair
Rep. Sean Scanlon will be co-chair of the legislature’s finance committee, the first personnel move by a new speaker.
The charter debate: More schools, transparency and oversight?
Legislators are grappling with whether to fund new charter schools in Bridgeport and Stamford, put a moratorium on new charters while existing schools are assessed, or demand more transparency and oversight in the wake of financial and management failures at a charter school in Hartford.