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Rhode Island Capitol (Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)

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.

03/23/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy (Courtesy House Democrats)

Lawmakers Tackle Budget-Related Bills

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Connecticut lawmakers are taking up bills that spell out details of the new two-year, $44 billion state budget bill that awaits Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s signature. By a vote of 93-48, the […]

06/05/2013

(Courtesy Department of Social Services)

House Approves State Budget Plan, Senate Scheduled To Vote Monday

Connecticut’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.

06/02/2013

File photo of a person using a tanning bed. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Tanning Bill Goes to Governor Malloy

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut bill banning young people from using indoor tanning services is moving to the governor’s desk. The state House of Representatives voted Thursday, 117-21, to pass legislation forbidding anyone under […]

05/23/2013

File photo of some of the damage left in the Northeast by Superstorm Sandy. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

01/02/2013

Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Republicans Are Abandoning Romney’s Sinking Ship

Romney 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.

09/26/2012

Connecticut State House (Jessica Hill/AP Photo)

Storm Response Bill Heads to Governor

Legislation sets emergency performance standards for utilities

05/09/2012

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