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Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Legislative Panel To Hold Ebola Hearing

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut lawmakers have scheduled a hearing to learn more about the state’s protocols for handling any future Ebola cases. The legislature’s Public Health Committee is meeting Monday to get information from […]

11/30/2014

File photo of Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Vermont Legislature To Pick Governor After No Candidate Wins Majority

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin has called it a night without declaring victory in his bid to defeat Republican challenger Scott Milne and secure a third two-year term.

11/05/2014

A small remote-controlled drone. (Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Legislators Try Again To Draft Drone Regulations

Connecticut lawmakers say they are weighing public safety benefits against privacy rights as they take another stab at drafting regulations for drones.

10/01/2014

State Rep. Christine Ayala (Courtesy Statewide Prosecution Bureau, Division of Criminal Justice)

State Rep. Charged With Fraudulent Voting

A state representative is charged with fraudulent voting.

09/26/2014

(Courtesy Department of Social Services)

Lawmakers To Return For Veto Session

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ State lawmakers will return to Hartford to decide whether to try to override any of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s eight vetoes. But House Speaker Brendan Sharkey recently said lawmakers won’t attempt […]

06/22/2014

Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Bonding Bill Clears State Senate

By SUSAN HAIGH   Associated Press   HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut lawmakers were tying up loose ends Tuesday on a new state budget, with the Senate passing a $953 million bonding package that includes millions […]

05/06/2014

Port of Bridgeport (ConnDOT Photo)

Port Authority Bill Passes House

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut is moving clear toward creating a new authority that will oversee and promote the state’s three deep water ports in Bridgeport, New Haven and New London. The House of Representatives […]

05/06/2014

Donald Williams (Courtesy Senate Democrats)

Senate President Will Not Run For Re-Election

State Senate President Donald Williams has announced he will not seek re-election to the Senate this fall.

02/26/2014

Chatfield Hollow State Park (Courtesy DEEP)

Report Recommends State Parks Keep Half Their Annual Revenue

A legislative report recommends that state parks keep up to half their annual revenue as the state makes its largest investment ever to improve Connecticut parks as they celebrate their centennial.

02/23/2014

Rep. Elaine O'Brien (Courtesy Town of Suffield website)

State Representative From Suffield Dies

Governor Malloy has ordered state flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of a legislator who died overnight.

02/21/2014

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