Merriam, a federal district court judge, is one of two Connecticut nominees appointed by President Joe Biden to sit on the 2nd Circuit.
We asked the seven Senate Democrats whose votes on truck tolls have been in question. Here’s what they said.
Though Connecticut legislators tend to shy away from controversial issues during re-election years, Senate Democrats insisted Thursday that legalization of recreational marijuana use still could be enacted this year if bundled with social justice components.
The measure stems from recommendations made by a task force led by Sen. Mae Flexer
The agenda unveiled Tuesday is expected to be followed by an announcement tomorrow that Gov. Ned Lamont will use executive authority to limit price increases by providers and insurers.
Senate Democrats backed away Monday from the new sales tax surcharge on prepared foods, saying it is far broader in scope than lawmakers intended.
Prosecutors say Michael J. Cronin stole a total of $267,800 from a GOP political action committee.
Senate Democrats announced the tail end of their legislative agenda on Friday, highlighting their focus on strengthening gender equity and passing a revived bill aimed at overhauling Connecticut’s sexual assault and sexual harassment laws.
The Trump administration says indigent children facing deportation have no right to legal presentation at government expense.
House and Senate Democrats topped their legislative agenda Monday with pledges to adopt paid family medical leave and a $15-per-hour state minimum wage.
Senate Democrats issued their own deficit-mitigation plan Thursday, pressing for a retirement incentive plan opposed by House Democrats and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy as damaging to the state’s overburdened pension system.
Now that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican legislative leaders’ plans to fix state finances have been disclosed, Democratic legislative leaders say they will do the same early next week.