Lamont expected to ignite the debate next month when he presents his budget proposal.
With cannabis now commercially available in Connecticut, House Republicans called Tuesday for a series of additional restrictions on the substance including THC caps on certain products, limitations on where it can be consumed and a ban on edible cannabis.
Advocates for social equity causes and non-profit service providers converged on the state Capitol Thursday as both groups began to push for a boost in funding in the two-year state budget package which lawmakers will begin negotiating with the governor’s office next month.
Governor Ned Lamont today held a news conference in Hartford to announce his first legislative proposal of 2023, which includes restoring Connecticut’s pass-through entity tax credit to its original, revenue-neutral level of 93.01% and enabling small business owners in the state to save money by claiming a larger credit on their personal returns.
It’s been over a year since Connecticut residents have been contributing to a state account for paid sick leave and the Connecticut Paid Leave Authority announced that it has paid out $249 million in benefits.
Officials agree that CT needs to spend more or risk losing taxpayer confidence and its ability to maximize federal aid
State budget analysts predicted Tuesday that Connecticut’s revenue collection will push the budget surplus to a near record-breaking $3.1 billion.
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he has scheduled Tuesday, February 28, 2023, as the date to hold special elections to fill three vacancies in the Connecticut House of Representatives.
Friends and colleagues of the late Rep. Quentin “Q” Williams gathered with his family Wednesday for a ceremony of remembrance as a procession including a hearse carrying his body paused by the state Capitol where he served three terms.
Based on what we are hearing from the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection (DCP), Connecticut’s recreational cannabis industry is on-track to be fully up and running by the end of 2023.
Allowable growth in next state budget could approach $1 billion as lawmakers eye more funds for towns, child care and education
As commercial cannabis retailers prepared to open their doors to customers this week, Connecticut policymakers and advocates gathered Monday to celebrate a law which last week erased records of more than 43,000 low-level cannabis convictions.
Much like Gov. Ned Lamont’s inaugural speech Wednesday, the bills filed in the first week of the General Assembly’s five-month session offer Connecticut a hint of objectives to be pursued, if not a blueprint for producing them.
In his state-of-the-state address on Wednesday, Gov. Ned Lamont acknowledged the affordability issues facing Connecticut residents – issues upon which Republicans campaigned last year.
Programs that produced billions in budget surpluses will be tested as pressure for big tax cuts grows
This report gives a preview of the legislative session.
Fresh off their election victories, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont and all 187 state legislators will begin the 2023 General Assembly session Wednesday.
Watch and read Governor Lamont's 2023 State of the State Address.
Committee meetings will be in person, but lawmakers will have option of participating remotely. Public hearings will be hybrid.
Realtor.com recently released its “Top 10 Markets 2023” report and named the Hartford metropolitan area No. 1 in the nation.