Lawmakers To Hold Hearing On Bill Opening Up Casino ProcessConnecticut lawmakers will hold a public hearing after all on whether to allow a proposed competitive process for building Connecticut's first casino on non-tribal land.
State Lawmakers Mull Pot Legalization Once Again
General Assembly Democrats Call For Minimum Wage Hikes, College Tuition CutAhead of tomorrow's General Assembly session, Democratic lawmakers from both the house and the senate laid out their policy agenda.
General Assembly Powers Through Medicare Savings Plan VetoBy overwhelming majorities, the General Assembly today over-rode a veto from the governor, and restored funding to a program that helps poor seniors and disabled people pay Medicare health coverage premiums.
Lawmakers Expected To Override Veto Of Medicare Program FixSession is scheduled to take place on Wednesday.
Changes At Detention Centers After Staffer's Detainee Sex ArrestDuring an appearance before the General Assembly's Children's Committee today, state officials said they are making changes at Connecticut's Juvenile Detention Centers, after the arrest of a staff member.
Lawmakers Plan Rules For Pro-Life Centers' AdvertisingA group of female Democratic lawmakers today announced plans for new regulations on pro-life crisis pregnancy centers.
Fiscal Commission Hopeful Lawmakers Will Heed Their IdeasLeaders of a new state panel recommending how to make Connecticut more financially stable are optimistic the General Assembly will seriously consider their recommendations because there's recognition a crisis is at hand.
Agency Unable To Implement Digital Special Education FormEducation Commissioner Dianna Wentzell says her agency was unable to follow through with a 2015 state law authorizing a new digitized form that public schools can use to outline special education services.
Connecticut Tax Revenue Projections Rise $900MThe office of Connecticut's governor says the state's projected revenue from personal income tax collections has risen by more than $900 million.
Income Tax Windfall For CTState Leaders have received a belated Christmas present.
Surge In State Revenue Reported Ahead Of Tax ChangesThe governor's office today announced that the state is collecting $900-million more than expected, in December and January. The governor says it is promising news for the state.