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Roll Call
Five Notes for Watching 'All the Way'25th Amendment, under which a vice presidential vacancy is filled with a presid
Five Notes for Watching 'All the Way'
Roll Call / Posted 6 days ago
25th Amendment, under which a vice presidential vacancy is filled with a presidential pick approved by both the House and Senate The decision on whom Johnson would name as his running mate provided some of the only real suspense at the convention... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
State Allows Hartford to Collect Admissions TaxesThe City of Hartford received a major boost from the Connecticut Senate and it'
State Allows Hartford to Collect Admissions Taxes
NBC Connecticut / Posted 13 days ago
The City of Hartford received a major boost from the Connecticut Senate and it's expected to be included in the final budget Gov. Dannel Malloy signs. Lawmakers included language with the state budget that would allow Hartford and New Britain... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Highlights of $19.7 Billion Connecticut Budget BillsFollowing are highlights of the $19.7 billion budget bill and related legislati
Highlights of $19.7 Billion Connecticut Budget Bills
NBC Connecticut / Posted 14 days ago
Following are highlights of the $19.7 billion budget bill and related legislation up for debate in the Connecticut Senate on Thursday. Senators are meeting in special session. The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote Friday on the same... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Connecticut Senate Passes Special Session BudgetThe Connecticut Senate passed a revised $19.7 billion Democratic budget that at
Connecticut Senate Passes Special Session Budget
NBC Connecticut / Posted 14 days ago
The Connecticut Senate passed a revised $19.7 billion Democratic budget that attempts to cover a projected $960 million deficit through spending cuts and workforce reductions by "hundreds and hundreds and hundreds" of state jobs. Democratic Gov.... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Scholarship program announced for undocumented studentswe all want," Cortes said. "We want to be successful in life and help others wi
Scholarship program announced for undocumented students
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 16 days ago
we all want," Cortes said. "We want to be successful in life and help others with our careers. That's what we want too." Connecticut Senate Bill 147, which would have provided institutional aid for undocumented students, made it through the state... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Connecticut Cities, Towns Worry About Possible Car Tax Increasesmoves to sweep those and put them back in the state budget. That is problematic
Connecticut Cities, Towns Worry About Possible Car Tax Increases
NBC Connecticut / Posted 16 days ago
moves to sweep those and put them back in the state budget. That is problematic for us.” The Speaker of the House and the Connecticut Senate President Pro Tem weren't available for comment Tuesday. The House and Senate are expected to debate the... Read more
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The Record-Journal
Lawmakers try to solve serious opioid problem MyRecordJournal.comnot sitting idly by. On May 3, a bill aimed at tackling the epidemic of opioid
Lawmakers try to solve serious opioid problem MyRecordJournal.com
The Record-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
not sitting idly by. On May 3, a bill aimed at tackling the epidemic of opioid and heroin abuse won final passage in the Connecticut Senate, and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy plans to sign it. According to a Connecticut Mirror report, “among other... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Bill would limit use of dirt bikes, ATVs in CT citiesA bill, which cracks downs on where people can ride all-terrain vehicles and di
Bill would limit use of dirt bikes, ATVs in CT cities
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 23 days ago
A bill, which cracks downs on where people can ride all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes, passed the Connecticut Senate this week. Senate Bill 463 limits and regulates the use of mini-motorcycles, dirt bikes, ATVs and snowmobiles on public property.... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Senate Democrats proposing boosting minimum wage to $12boosting minimum wage to $12 Posted Apr. 29, 2016 at 7:28 AM Posted Apr. 29,
Senate Democrats proposing boosting minimum wage to $12
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 27 days ago
boosting minimum wage to $12 Posted Apr. 29, 2016 at 7:28 AM Posted Apr. 29, 2016 at 7:28 AM HARTFORD — Democrats in the Connecticut Senate are proposing to further increase the state's minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2020.The proposal was offered... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Democrats Craft Budget to Set Up Meeting with MalloyIt also puts in the next stage of negotiations with the governor," said Sen. Ma
Democrats Craft Budget to Set Up Meeting with Malloy
NBC Connecticut / Posted 28 days ago
It also puts in the next stage of negotiations with the governor," said Sen. Martin Looney the President Pro Tem in the Connecticut Senate. The budget cuts spending across the board by 6 percent, leaves intact the layoffs ordered by Governor... Read more
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Business Insurance
Funding provision key to bill granting benefits to firefighters with cancercreating unfunded financial liabilities that a city can’t pay in the future nee
Funding provision key to bill granting benefits to firefighters with cancer
Business Insurance / Posted 28 days ago
creating unfunded financial liabilities that a city can’t pay in the future needs to be considered as well, he said. Connecticut Senate Majority Lead Bob Duff said Wednesday in an email that the state senate is looking to revive the content... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
CT lawmakers may vote on revised budget this plan this weekdone together," Sharkey said in a statement on Monday. "In recent weeks we've
CT lawmakers may vote on revised budget this plan this week
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted a month ago
done together," Sharkey said in a statement on Monday. "In recent weeks we've seen a stalemate in state government over Connecticut's budget. All proposals put forward thus far do not fully address the state's need for long-term structural... Read more
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