The data released by the state also shows the number of students claiming the religious exemption from vaccination shot up by 25% last school year.
Sen. Bob Duff
Two legislative leaders proposing sweeping school funding changes
A plan backed by two Democratic legislative leaders to boost state spending for public schools by $53 million next year and shake up how the state funds charter and magnet schools is causing disagreements among members of their own party and with the leader of the state’s largest teachers union.
Duff reintroduces legislation to allow direct sale of electric cars
After the Senate failed to consider House-backed legislation last session, Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff, D-Norwalk, has introduced a bill to allow electric car manufacturers to sell vehicles directly to consumers in Connecticut. The bill has been opposed by car dealers in the state.
Lights go out on shared solar
Legislation that would have helped residents benefit from solar electricity systems even if their homes couldn’t support a solar system is dead for this legislative session.