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Connecticut Lawmakers Return For Special Session After Backlash Over Tax Hikes

Lawmakers 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.

06/29/2015

Connecticut state Capitol in Hartford (file/Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Connecticut Senate Passes Budget Minutes Before Deadline

The vote came about a half-hour before the midnight adjournment Wednesday.

06/04/2015

Connecticut state Capitol in Hartford (file/Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Connecticut House Passes $40B Budget After Pulling All-Nighter

It 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.

06/03/2015

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Connecticut Pol To Propose Electronic Highway Tolls

State Rep. Tony Guerrera said all income from electronic tolls would have to be used strictly for highway reconstruction and repairs.

01/08/2015

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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.

04/17/2014