March 24, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 24, 2017 2:18pm
HARTFORD, CT — State employees and their brothers and sisters in labor gathered at the Legislative Office Building to let lawmakers know they are not interested in giving up their collective bargaining rights.
March 22, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 22, 2017 4:00pm
HARTFORD, CT — Supporters of legalizing marijuana were put on the defensive Wednesday by almost two hours of testimony offered by Dr. Deepak Cyril D’Souza, a professor of psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine and director of neuropsychiatry at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System.
March 21, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 21, 2017 4:52pm
March 13, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 13, 2017 11:30am
HARTFORD, CT — A progressive advocacy group is recommending the Connecticut General Assembly consider a tax on sugary beverages in order to fund a welfare-to-work program that subsidizes child care for low-income families.
March 10, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 10, 2017 6:29am
HARTFORD, CT — Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy asked Republican legislative leaders Thursday whether they were truly feeling the urgency they indicated to adopt a state budget and whether they plan to put forward their own proposal.
March 9, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 9, 2017 1:07pm
HARTFORD, CT — A group of local elected officials said Thursday that it is illegal for Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to shift about a third of the state’s contributions to the Teacher’s Retirement System to cities and towns.
March 8, 2017
by Jack Kramer | March 8, 2017 11:20am
HARTFORD, CT - One of the hot button items in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposed two-year budget - increasing the state portion of the pistol permit fee from $70 to $300 and the initial 5-year pistol permit fee from $140 to $370 - will be the subject of a public hearing Thursday.
March 7, 2017
by Jack Kramer | March 7, 2017 3:24pm
HARTFORD, CT — Tuesday was “pot day” at the state Capitol. Depending on which room you were in at the Legislative Office Building views on legalizing recreational cannabis couldn’t have been more conflicting.
March 6, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 6, 2017 3:04pm
HARTFORD, CT—Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Democratic legislative leaders told the head of the largest municipal lobby Monday that they want to see if they can help cities and towns delay their budget process and avoid possibly overtaxing or undertaxing their residents.
March 3, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 3, 2017 6:30am