Power shifts from Democratic majority to GOP minority, which can kill bills by extended debates
Connecticut Education Association President Kate Dias is concerned the urgency of tangible action regarding a teacher shortage is beginning to fade as the legislative session winds down.
East Hartford Mayor Michael Walsh heard many concerns from businesses and residents during his town’s state-mandated property tax revaluation in 2021.
Connecticut’s Senate voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to absolve the women and men who were convicted and the 11 who were executed on witchcraft charges in the 17th century when the state was a British colony.
Governor Ned Lamont is reminding Connecticut residents that the state’s minimum wage will increase from the current rate of $14.00 per hour to $15.00 per hour beginning Thursday, June 1, 2023.
Massachusetts is facing similar cost and demographic challenges as Connecticut is; this report presents a number of charts delineating some of these issues.
On May 10, exactly three years and two months after Gov. Ned Lamont declared a public health emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, he declared it over.
Inmates serving time for cannabis possession could soon be able to get their sentences reduced thanks to a bill that passed the House of Representatives Thursday.
Those unsatisfied with the next state budget should remember it features a built-in cushion topping $300 million, which could be tapped if approved spending proves to be too lean, House Speaker Matt Ritter, D-Hartford, said Thursday.
The Senate voted Thursday to expand Connecticut’s 2011 paid sick day law to employees of smaller businesses by eliminating a provision of the current law which exempted employers with fewer than 50 workers.
Leaders from both parties optimistic bipartisan deal could be reached within a week
Bloomfield has made a name for itself in Connecticut for its political drama, proximity to Hartford and once, for being "the nicest town in Connecticut," but researchers from Stanford and the London School of Economics have given it a new claim to fame.
Pew analysis shows debt in state retiree health care program is among worst in U.S.
Connecticut jumped into the fast-changing world of artificial intelligence Thursday with the Senate’s unanimous passage of a bill that would place the state among the first to begin setting standards for the use of AI tools.
At the request of his mother, Dennis Thomas went to a doctor just to make sure everything was fine.
Pitches budget with $750 million per year in relief, relies on big savings from freezing vacant state jobs
Senate Republicans weighed in on ongoing state budget negotiations Wednesday with a two-year, $50.4 billion tax and spending plan that prioritizes income and property tax relief while making cuts to state agencies.
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont sought to build support for his budget proposal Tuesday, focusing on the fact that his spending plan includes deeper tax cuts than the Appropriations Committee’s proposal.
Towns and cities in Connecticut could save more than $33 million next fiscal year under an agreement, announced Wednesday by Comptroller Sean Scanlon, which would restructure a state-run pension plan for municipal workers.
As final budget talks near, governor says state is investing more in key areas but can’t do everything.