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(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

Governor Dannel Malloy, Feb. 6, 2014 (Courtesy CT-N)

2014 State Of The State Message

Governor Dannel Malloy unveiled his proposed changes to the second year of the state budget in his State of the State address, as the General Assembly convened for a three-month legislative session.

02/06/2014

Connecticut's Capitol (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Forecast Delays Start Of Legislature, Governor’s State Of The State Address

Legislative leaders and the governor’s office are delaying the start of the legislature for a day, due to the weather forecast

02/04/2014

Connecticut's Capitol (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Storm Changes Tentative Plans For Opening Of Legislature

Another looming winter storm is changing the opening day plans for Connecticut’s General Assembly.

02/03/2014

Curt Schilling (Christian Petersen/Getty Images Sport)

RI Senate Fast-Tracks Measure For Schilling Litigation

Legislation designed to encourage out-of-court settlements in the litigation surrounding the collapse of Curt Schilling’s video game company won easy approval Tuesday in the Rhode Island Senate.

01/30/2014

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