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Minority Republicans in the Connecticut General Assembly on Thursday offered an alternative $18.9 billion state budget that scraps the governor’s proposed $55 tax rebate, ends the state’s earned income tax credit program for the working poor and doesn’t include what the GOP calls Democratic “gimmicks.”
A state legislative committee has scheduled a public hearing on a bill prompted by complaints from parents involved in contentious child custody cases.
Connecticut lawmakers are hearing emotional testimony from those who oppose and support proposed legislation allowing physicians to prescribe medication to help terminally ill patients end their lives.
Connecticut state lawmakers are considering whether to expand restrictions on pesticide use to include more public places like parks, playgrounds and municipal greens.
A West Hartford police officer is urging state lawmakers to impose tougher criminal penalties for sucker-punch attacks.
Governor Malloy has ordered state flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of a legislator who died overnight.
Connecticut lawmakers want to have a public discussion about whether the state should continue with plans for the gambling game keno, possibly in bars and restaurants.
Connecticut’s House speaker said Wednesday he will work to halt the introduction of keno, a bingo-style game that was authorized by the legislature last year as part of a deal to balance the state budget.
Connecticut lawmakers are considering a bill that attempts to make it easier for charitable organizations to raise money from bazaars and raffles.
Some Connecticut lawmakers are resurrecting a proposal to expand the state’s workers’ compensation law to cover employees who’ve suffered an emotional or mental impairment after witnessing a traumatic death or maiming while on the job.