HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) The Connecticut Senate has voted in favor of a two-year, $40.3 billion Democratic budget that drew sharp criticism from several of the state’s major employers for raising taxes. The fiscal package cleared […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut high school juniors may no longer have to take a controversial standardized test. The Senate on Thursday voted 33-3 to relieve 11th-graders from having to take Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium […]
A bill that requires all Connecticut colleges to establish “affirmed consent” as the threshold for determining whether sexual activity is consensual is moving through the General Assembly.
Connecticut senators have voted to create a two-step process for opening a new tribal casino to help blunt out-of-state gambling competition.
Connecticut’s two U.S. senators split in the vote on the $1.1 trillion spending bill passed 56-40 Saturday night.
The state’s largest teachers union has hired the departing leader of the state Senate as its deputy public policy director.
Federal legislation supported by a Connecticut woman blinded and disfigured by a chimpanzee attack, making it harder to keep primates as pets, has cleared a U.S. Senate committee.
The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the senate version of a VA hospital fix will eventually cost $50-billion per year. Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal spoke outside the Newington VA, calling on the House to approve the senate version of the proposal.
The Senate has voted to study whether people with serious illnesses should be allowed to grow marijuana at home.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut lawmakers are moving closer to requiring the Department of Education to come up with a curriculum that local school districts can use to teach about the history of the labor […]