Senate GOP Leader Seeking Post-Thanksgiving Budget MeetingLen Fasano urges Governor Malloy to meet with lawmakers
Lawmakers To Consider Whether More E-Cigarette Rules NeededSome lawmakers are returning to the state Capitol to determine whether Connecticut should do more to regulate electronic cigarettes and vapor products.
Connecticut Lawmakers Hope To Vote On Budget In Coming DaysDemocratic legislative leaders are hoping to vote in the coming days on a revised Connecticut budget for next fiscal year, which is about $922 million in deficit.
Connecticut Moving To Reduce Use Of Plastic And Paper BagsConnecticut lawmakers are attempting to cut back on single-use plastic and paper bags in the coming years.
Lawmakers Consider Late Budget Changes, GOP Not Impressed
Connecticut Lawmakers Plan to Vote on $40B BudgetConnecticut legislators and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy reached a tentative deal on a two-year, $40 billion budget early Sunday.
Incumbent Democratic Lawmakers Facing Challenges Eight incumbent Democratic state lawmakers are among the various candidates facing challenges next week from within their party.
Conn. Bill Bans Daycare Centers From Serving Whole Milk To KidsA new Connecticut bill would ban daycare centers from serving whole milk to children that are in their care.
Lawmakers Rap Malloy Over Trooper Consolidations Some lawmakers have criticized the consolidation of state trooper barracks and dispatching, but Gov. Dannel P. Malloy insists the mergers are saving money.
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.
Task Force To Be Named For Norwich Energy FacilityConnecticut lawmakers are set to announce a task force for a clean energy research and development facility on the campus of the former Norwich State Hospital in Preston and Norwich.
Senate Prez Williams: Budget Vote Mon. or Tues. Senate President Don Williams says he is optimistic that both the House and Senate will vote on a budget early next week, possibly Monday or Tuesday.