Gov. Ned Lamont went to a Hartford nursing home Tuesday to sign a copy of legislation raising the minimum wage. The event was choreographed but the governor went off-script.
The House of Representatives voted 120-30 to pass a bill Tuesday that would enact specific protections for pregnant women who are in the workplace or seeking employment. Some Republicans opposed the measure as a burden on small businesses.
A handful of Democratic legislators are making a last-ditch effort to advance a bill that would expedite investigations into police misconduct and strip accused officers of pay while inquiries are underway.
By a surprisingly strong vote, the House of Representatives overcame tenacious opposition from conservatives Wednesday night to pass and send to the Senate a bill requiring gun owners to surrender their firearms within 24 hours of being served with a temporary restraining order in domestic violence cases. The fight had drawn the notice of the White House.
After two days of behind-the-scenes drama and an afternoon of open revolt, the House of Representatives narrowly voted Tuesday to confirm Dora B. Schriro for a second term as commissioner of emergency services and public protection.