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Ex-Gubernatorial Candidate Visconti Considering US Senate BidFormer gubernatorial candidate Joe Visconti says he's now exploring a run for the U.S. Senate.
State Senate Passes Transportation Lock BoxConnecticut legislators are back at the Capitol for a special session, trying to fix projected state budget deficits, revamp some business taxes and protect transportation revenues from being used for other purposes.
Senate Passes Democratic Budget Shortly Before Adjournment
Bill Exempts State Juniors From Controversial Test
Bill On Campus Sex Assaults Passes SenateA 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.
Senate Passes Revised Casino Bill 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 Senators Split On Spending Bill Connecticut's two U.S. senators split in the vote on the $1.1 trillion spending bill passed 56-40 Saturday night.
State's Largest Teachers Union Hires Senate BossThe state's largest teachers union has hired the departing leader of the state Senate as its deputy public policy director.
Senate Committee Advances Primate Pet BillFederal 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.
Despite Cost, Blumenthal Calls On House To Approve Senate VA BillThe 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.
Senate To Study Home-Grown MarijuanaThe Senate has voted to study whether people with serious illnesses should be allowed to grow marijuana at home.
Labor History Bill Passes Senate

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