Arguments For and Against Self-Serve Liquor MachinesConcerns over the bill included fear of underage drinking and loss of jobs. Arguments for focused on the success of similar technology elsewhere, and boosting the growing craft beer industry in state.
Pay Equity Bill Passes The HouseThe measure now head to the State Senate
State House Approves Budget8 Democrats joined Republicans opposition
Bill Clears House That Would Allow Estate Liquor AuctionsA deceased person's wine and liquor collection could soon be up for auction.
GOP Leader Calls For Hearing Into Wrongful DMV SuspensionsThe Republican leader of the Connecticut House of Representatives says she wants the General Assembly to hold hearings into complaints that the Department of Motor Vehicles is wrongly suspending vehicle registrations.
Bill Toughens Penalty For Failure To Report Child Abuse
Rhode Island House To Hold Caucus On Next Speaker Two legislators have emerged as candidates to replace Gordon Fox in arguably the most powerful position in Rhode Island government, and their viability is expected to be tested Sunday when House members meet to discuss who has the votes to assume the speakership.
Lawmakers Tackle Budget-Related Bills
House Approves State Budget Plan, Senate Scheduled To Vote MondayConnecticut's House of Representatives early Sunday morning approved a state budget deal reached between legislative Democrats and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that expands gambling in Connecticut and shifts about $6 billion in mostly health care spending for the poor from under the state's constitutional spending cap.
Tanning Bill Goes to Governor Malloy
Conn. Officials Angry Over Loss Of Sandy Aid Democrats and Republicans in Connecticut are criticizing the GOP leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives for failing to take up federal financial help to communities and residents hit hard by Superstorm Sandy.
Opinion: Republicans Are Abandoning Romney's Sinking ShipRomney is dragging his own campaign and every Republican down. Republican operatives and House and Senate candidates have conceded as much throughout the month of September.