December 21, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 21, 2014 1:00am
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May 26, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 26, 2015 12:18pm
May 22, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 22, 2015 3:41pm
For the past two years lawmakers have struggled to come up with a public policy that addresses the changing healthcare landscape. And while the Senate passed legislation its members felt would address many of the issues, their colleagues in the House aren’t so certain it includes everything they need to get there.
by Brian Flaherty | May 22, 2015 2:51pm
Connecticut’s modern constitution and I both turn 50 this year. In all, it has been a pretty good run. And while I certainly can’t claim as storied a lineage as our founding document — which dates to the Fundamental Orders in 1638 — we’ve struck up a relationship over the years.
by Christine Stuart | May 22, 2015 1:15am
May 20, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 20, 2015 11:35pm
A majority of Senators felt that the benefits of allowing Connecticut’s two federally recognized tribes to open up one casino north of Hartford would outweigh the risks recently outlined by Attorney General George Jepsen’s office.
Tags: casino, gambling, MGM, Mohegan, Mashantucket, George Jepsen, dh
May 19, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 19, 2015 9:45pm
by Cara Rosner | May 19, 2015 12:00pm
(Updated 1:45 p.m.) With the state budget and other priorities taking precedence, some at the Capitol doubted there was enough time to institute paid family leave, but a group of lawmakers remain hopeful.
May 18, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 18, 2015 11:13pm
The House approved a bill Monday night that allows undocumented immigrants to use a foreign birth certificate with a raised seal as a secondary form of identification in obtaining a driver’s license in Connecticut.
Tags: drive-only, license, DMV, Tom O'Dea, Juan Candelaria, undocumented immigrants, insurance, dh
May 11, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan and Christine Stuart | May 11, 2015 4:58pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Democratic lawmakers sat down for the first time Monday to begin negotiations on the two-year, $40 billion budget.