2017 Legislative Session UnderwayThe 2017 session of the Connecticut General Assembly has officially started.
Connecticut Lawmakers Return For Another Tough Budget YearConnecticut lawmakers are preparing to return to the state Capitol for another legislative session that is expected to be overshadowed by the state's continued financial challenges.
Connecticut Senate President To Get Kidney TransplantConnecticut Senate President Pro Tempore Martin Looney is getting a new kidney.
Veteran Lawmaker Boukus Dead At 73Democratic State Representative Betty Boukus, who spent 22 years in the legislature, has died.
Special Session Set On Sikorsky DealGov. Dannel P. Malloy is calling Connecticut legislators back into session to approve a $220 million agreement that commits Sikorsky Aircraft to keeping its headquarters in the state.
Fewer Women In Office Than Men In ConnecticutLike much of the country, women in Connecticut lag behind men when it comes to elected representation in city halls, state legislature and Congress.
Fewer Women In Office Than Men In ConnecticutWomen are trailing men in Connecticut when it comes to elected representation in city halls, the state legislature and Congress.
State Lawmaker Charged With DUI, 1 Year After Same ChargeState police pulled over David J. Alexander, an Enfield Democrat, early Saturday on Interstate 84 in West Hartford.
New Raise The Age Sunk, Governor Pushes For Bail ChangesAfter it was learned that the General Assembly would not consider some of the governor's latest criminal justice proposals, Dannel Malloy today said he expects a scaled-back bill will save the state the same amount of money as the full proposal.
Connecticut Lawmakers Urged To Consider Tougher E-Cig LawsConnecticut lawmakers are being urged to impose tougher restrictions on electronic cigarettes and vapor products following a recent decision by federal authorities to subject them to the same federal restrictions as cigarettes.
Republicans Complain About Partial Release Of Budget DetailsRepublican lawmakers in the Connecticut General Assembly are complaining that there's only been a partial release of budget bills ahead of a special legislative session.
Supporters Vow To Continue Fight Next Year For Undocumented Student AidSupporters of a proposal to make undocumented immigrants eligible for a form of financial aide at state schools say if their bill fails to pass, they will be back next year.

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