The veterans’ bill was expected to pass Congress by the end of the week, but the path forward is now uncertain after Republicans blocked it.
The state Senator said stress from her contentious divorce her husband, Seth Bergstein, led to her decision to resign.
Senators voted 22 to 14 in favor of the proposal after more than eight hours of debate.
Patricia Billie Miller is the first woman and first person of color elected to the Connecticut Senate from Stamford.
Senate endorsed an omnibus fiscal bill that lays the groundwork for a major boost in PILOT aid to many municipalities.
Cardona was the youngest principal in the state of Connecticut.
The question for Sen. Chris Murphy no longer is where might he go next, but what can he do now.
The state Senate approved a pair of health bills that would cap insulin costs and extend telemedicine’s expansion through March.
The bill, however, did not contain more money for cities or states.
The vote indicates there is bipartisan concern over Trump’s handling of Iran after the president order a strike that killed top Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani.
We asked the seven Senate Democrats whose votes on truck tolls have been in question. Here’s what they said.
The state Senate has advanced a bill to require nursing homes to disclose every day the number of direct-care staff members assigned to patients.
WASHINGTON – The Senate late Monday approved a $716 billion defense authorization bill that trims the number of F-35’s the Pentagon can purchase this year, but allows for more spending on Electric Boat submarine programs and Sikorsky-made helicopters. “Five percent of our country’s defense spending is done in Connecticut,” Sen. Richard Blumenthal said.
Spurred by urgent demands that horrific abuse at Whiting Forensic never happen again, the state House of Representatives unanimously gave final approval to a series of reforms designed to increase oversight of the facility. The House vote was 148 to 0.
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WASHINGTON — Connecticut’s Democratic senators on Monday helped block a bill in the Senate that would have outlawed abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.