House Speaker Matt Ritter acknowledged that remote voting from the Legislative Office Building has contributed to incidents of drunkenness.
The state will begin deducting the new tax to support family and medical leave benefits from non-union employees this month.
Economic trends and union struggles are pushing lawmakers to resolve through legislation questions once answered by collective bargaining.
Gov. Ned Lamont and the legislature still struggle at times to figure out what the other is about.
The governor rejected a GOP suggestion that he delay collecting the 0.5% payroll deduction for Paid Family and Medical Leave.
With restaurants desperate for help, Gov. Ned Lamont is promising at least another $25 million. House Republicans want $50 million.
Gov. Ned Lamont wants to spend $550 million on capital projects, a move one called “irresponsible” given CT’s fiscal woes.
Bo Huhn, the spokesman for the Connecticut chapter of Smart Approaches to Marijuana, speaks at a press conference Wednesday. The debate over whether Connecticut should legalize recreational marijuana got heated at the State Capitol Wednesday as advocates opposing legalization held a press conference that was repeatedly interrupted by heckling pot supporters. “I believe we really do […]
The last time Republicans won a majority in the Connecticut House, they had the assistance of a Ronald Reagan landslide and a party lever that encouraged straight ticket voting. But the GOP sees opportunity for gains this year in open Democratic seats and polls showing an electorate deeply dissatisfied with a Democratic governor and General Assembly.
The state House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to expand the number of undocumented immigrants who qualify for much lower in-state tuition rates at Connecticut public colleges. Meanwhile, another bill that would make these students eligible to compete for a $140 million pool of financial aid was approved by the state Senate.
Three lawmakers are waging quiet campaigns to succeed House Minority Leader Lawrence F. Cafero Jr., R-Norwalk, on the assumption he will not seek re-election to the General Assembly this fall after 22 years as a legislator, the last eight as the top Republican.