CCM Sends Letter To LawmakersAs legislative leaders and the governor work toward hammering out a budget agreement, CCM--the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities--has released a letter to state lawmakers urging them to consider a bipartisan collection of proposals outlined earlier this year among member towns and cities.
Estimates Show Connecticut's Budget Revenues WorseningNew revenue estimates released Monday show the state's budget problems continue to worsen, creating greater challenges for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state legislators as they try to negotiate a new two-year budget with a projected deficit that has ballooned to $5 billion.
State Dems Want Budget Talks PublicSenate Democrats say because Connecticut is facing such ``dire circumstances,'' state budget negotiations should be held in public and not behind closed doors, as is the tradition.
Speaker Predicts Legalized Pot Will Come Up In Budget TalksBills legalizing recreational use of marijuana didn't clear any legislative committees this session, but that doesn't mean the issue is entirely dead.
Direct Wine Sales, Beer Machines Among Host Of Alcohol Bills
Casino Proposal To Be Heard MondayLawmakers will hear about a proposal that could lead to someone else developing a new Connecticut casino besides the federally recognized tribes.
Lawmakers Question Bill To Authorize Police To See Gun PermitsState lawmakers today heard comment for and against a proposal to allow police officers to require people carrying guns to show their permits.
Lawmakers Debate TollsAt a public hearing today, state lawmakers debated whether to put automated tolls on Connecticut highways.
Governor Unveils New Opioid Abuse LegislationGov. Dannel P. Malloy is offering a new round of legislation aimed at fighting opioid abuse and overdoses in Connecticut.
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.