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General Assembly Senate Chamber. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Lawmakers Consider Late Budget Changes, GOP Not Impressed

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers are considering some late changes to the Democratic budget that drew strong criticism from major state employers. But the General Assembly’s Republicans were unimpressed. Sen. Scott Frantz said the […]

06/29/2015

Governor Dannel Malloy at a groundbreaking ceremony for the school's new campus in Hartford. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Connecticut Lawmakers Plan to Vote on $40B Budget

Connecticut legislators and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy reached a tentative deal on a two-year, $40 billion budget early Sunday.

05/31/2015

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Incumbent Democratic Lawmakers Facing Challenges

Eight incumbent Democratic state lawmakers are among the various candidates facing challenges next week from within their party.

08/08/2014

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Conn. Bill Bans Daycare Centers From Serving Whole Milk To Kids

A new Connecticut bill would ban daycare centers from serving whole milk to children that are in their care.

04/21/2014

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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.

11/18/2013

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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

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Task Force To Be Named For Norwich Energy Facility

Connecticut 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.

04/21/2013

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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.

04/29/2011