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  • Tolls, Deficits, Drones Among Issues For 2015 Legislative Session

    Tolls, Deficits, Drones Among Issues For 2015 Legislative Session
    HARTFORD — As the 2015 legislative session opens Wednesday, the idea of tolls on Connecticut highways has bubbled up as one of the top issues. While tolls have been discussed for years, the concept has taken on new weight this year as both Gov....
  • With Campaign Over, Sharkey Calls For Governing

    It was a day of smiles, handshakes and speeches Wednesday in the historic Hall of the House as the 2015 session began. On a day of bipartisanship, Republican leader Themis Klarides seconded the nomination of Rep. J. Brendan Sharkey to be Speaker of...
  • Malloy, In State Of State Speech, Focuses On Transportation

    Malloy, In State Of State Speech, Focuses On Transportation
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, giving his State of the State address that opened his second term Wednesday, said the state's traffic congestion is "unacceptable'' and demands a bold new approach toward improving roads and railroad lines. Calling...
  • Malloy Calls For Constitutional Amendment

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy called Friday for a constitutional amendment to prevent money set aside for transportation from being diverted for other purposes. For years, Connecticut governors and legislators have routinely moved money out of the state's...
  • Drones, Privacy: Legislative Issues Reflect Changing Times

    Drones, Privacy: Legislative Issues Reflect Changing Times
    HARTFORD — The coming legislative session is likely to be dominated by the usual fights over taxes and spending. But lawmakers are also poised to ponder other issues that reflect changes in the social fabric propelled by technology. From...
  • Waterbury Hospital Could See Layoffs, Reduced Services After Tenet Deal

    The head of the financially troubled Waterbury Hospital said Friday that the organization was reserving all its options, including layoffs, to keep its doors open after Tenet Healthcare Corp. walked away from its deal to buy the hospital. Darlene...
  • Connecticut House Democrats Name New Committee Leaders

    Connecticut House Democrats Name New Committee Leaders
    House Speaker Brendan Sharkey on Friday announced a slate of new committee leaders, including new leaders for the powerful judiciary and finance panels. Rep. Jefferey Berger, a Democrat from Waterbury, will serve as co-chairman of the Finance, Revenue...
  • Sen. Looney Names New Legislative Committee Chairs

    Sen. Looney Names New Legislative Committee Chairs
    Incoming Senate president Martin Looney announced a slate of new committee leaders on Tuesday. The new leaders will play a key role in formulating and implementing the Democratic majority’s agenda, which Looney said will focused on “...
  • New Legislative Committee Leaders Named

    HARTFORD — Incoming Senate President Martin Looney announced a slate of new committee leaders on Tuesday. The new leaders will play a key role in formulating and implementing the Democratic majority's agenda, which Looney said will focus on...
  • CT House GOP - Most Members Since 1994

    CT House GOP - Most Members Since 1994
    The national Republican tidal wave actually did come to Connecticut – and it landed in the state House of Representatives. The Republicans won 10 additional seats Tuesday night and now have their highest total since 1994 – the year that Newt...
  • Fasano Elected Senate GOP Leader; Witkos As Deputy

    Fasano Elected Senate GOP Leader; Witkos As Deputy
    Three years ago, the state Senate Republicans had three rising stars who all graduated from Yale. Senators John McKinney, Andrew Roraback, and Leonard Fasano were all moderate Republicans who served together for years and crafted legislation together....