The labor agenda’s advance is delighting social-justice warriors energized by the tumult of the times — but is rattling conservatives.
Rob Sampson said a voter in his district was told an absentee ballot already had been cast in her name.
The legislature’s Labor and Public Employees Committee co-chairs skipped the masks, but they were very socially distant.
An exchange between two state lawmakers who also happen to be landlords shows the divide on rental housing policy.
Did two Republicans, Joe Markley and Rob Sampson, miss a deadline for raising a free-speech issue?
Connecticut lawmakers are pushing an array of firearm bills that highlight issues regarding gun safety, rights, and reforms.
Ever since the tragedy at Sandy Hook, I have advocated for constructive and non-partisan solutions to reduce the potential for similar events. Connecticut reacted after that terrible act by passing the strictest gun control laws in the country, including bans on assault rifles, restrictions on magazine capacity, and universal background checks. Irrespective of any other value those policies may have, none of those things have made us even the least bit safer.
Republican leaders say constituents have had their policies canceled because of problems with the state’s Obamacare exchange. Their claim isn’t entirely accurate, but people involved in insurance administration say problems are causing some people to lose coverage.
Among the measures still awaiting action by the legislature’s Insurance and Real Estate Committee is a controversial bill that would require the state’s health insurance exchange to report on the number of enrollees who were previously uninsured.
The federal government now says that people who renewed their health plans late last year to avoid having to buy new plans that comply with the federal health law can keep them for an extra two years — but only if their states allow it.