Elizabeth Esty: 'Unspeakable' That Congress Would Expand Gun Owner Rights In BillThe House has approved a Republican bill making it easier for gun owners to legally carry concealed weapons across state lines.
House Approves Harvey Relief Aid As FEMA Runs Low On MoneyLawmakers have approved nearly $8 billion in funding for relief aid following the devastation left by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana.
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