Connecticut Lawmakers Return For Special Session After Backlash Over Tax HikesLawmakers are returning Monday after weeks of vocal criticism from businesses about the approximate $1.5 billion in tax increases included in the two-year, $40.3 billion budget that narrowly passed with only Democratic votes.
Connecticut Senate Passes Budget Minutes Before DeadlineThe vote came about a half-hour before the midnight adjournment Wednesday.
Connecticut House Passes $40B Budget After Pulling All-NighterIt now heads to the Senate, which by law must act on the package by midnight when the General Assembly is scheduled to adjourn for the summer.
Connecticut Pol To Propose Electronic Highway TollsState Rep. Tony Guerrera said all income from electronic tolls would have to be used strictly for highway reconstruction and repairs.
Connecticut House Passes Bill Declaring Horses Aren't 'Inherently Vicious'Last month, the state Supreme court upheld an Appellate Court ruling in a case involving a boy bitten in 2006 by a horse named Scuppy in Milford.