Former Bridgeport state Sen. Ernest E. Newton II, who previously served about four-and-a-half years for bribery, has been arrested and charged with falsely obtaining thousands of dollars in public funds to finance his latest run for the Senate.
By PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Republicans are focusing on two open seats as they try to make inroads in the Connecticut state Senate, which Democrats have controlled since 1996. Democrats sit […]
State Sen. Edith Prague has decided not to seek re-election in the fall after serving in the legislature for 26 years.
The Connecticut Senate granted final approval early Saturday to a bill that would allow the use of medical marijuana and includes strict regulations for the cultivation and distribution in an attempt to avoid problems other states have run into when legalizing the plant for medical use.
A co-chairman of the Judiciary Committee says Connecticut lawmakers will likely be voting on the high-profile death penalty repeal bill during Wednesday’s Senate session.
Legislation to bar almost anyone under 18 from using a tanning salon in Rhode Island is heading for a vote in the state Senate.
A redistricting fight is looming for Connecticut’s capital, a city that Hispanic leaders have identified as the place with the most potential to produce the state’s first ever Latino state senator.
The state Senate narrowly approved a bill that would decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana.
State senators on Wednesday authorized $263 million in bonding needed to overhaul the University of Connecticut Health Center and turn the Farmington facility into a bioscience research hub.
Sick leave bill passes Senate