Sandy Hook Group Alleges NRA Illegally Transferred Campaign Funds To Oppose MalloyThe group believes the NRA funneled about $11,000 in so-called independent expenditures to oppose Malloy.
Connecticut Lawmakers Plan To Vote Monday On Budget DealRank-and-file Connecticut lawmakers will be briefed Monday on a tentative two-year budget agreement reached between Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the General Assembly's Democrats early Sunday.
Clock Ticking For Connecticut Lawmakers To Strike Budget DealRepublicans, the minority party in both chambers, have a plan that calls for no new taxes and are frustrated that none of their lawmakers have been invited to budget talks.
Connecticut Lawmaker: GOP Has Plan To Help Pay For Malloy's Transportation OverhaulState Sen. Toni Boucher said Republicans in Hartford have come up with a plan that would redirect bonding, freeing up an extra $1 billion a year.
Cuomo Bans Nonessential State-Funded Travel To Indiana Over Religious Freedom LawThe Democratic governor announced the ban Tuesday, saying it shows the state stands by "our LBGT family members, friends and colleagues."
Connecticut Lawmaker Looks To Derail Proposal Allowing Eminent Domain Near Bus, Train StationsRep. Gail Lavielle, R-Wilton, stumbled upon Gov. Dannel Malloy's proposal to transfer all local authority regarding land near the stations to the state while she was going over the transportation budget with a fine-tooth comb.
Connecticut Lawmakers Scramble After Budget MiscalculationBen Barnes, the governor's budget chief, acknowledged Tuesday that Malloy's proposal for the new fiscal year beginning July 1 exceeds the state's constitutional cap on spending by about $55 million.
Connecticut Lawmakers Look To Fund Malloy's Transportation OverhaulRep. Gail Lavielle, R-Wilton, a member of the Transportation Committee, believes one way to kick it off is for lawmakers to shut the door on funding pet projects in their districts.
Connecticut Business Leaders Look To Jump-Start Malloy's Transportation PlanJoe McGee of the Business Council of Fairfield County said the federal government should feel compelled to contribute.
Newtown Panel Issues Recommendations After Sandy Hook School ShootingSome of the recommendations, especially those focusing on gun control, were included in an interim report in 2013 that called for ensuring classroom doors can be locked from the inside and limits on ammunition purchases.
Connecticut GOP Offers Plan To Fund Transportation OverhaulRepublican legislators are proposing a 30-year, $37.4 billion plan to pay for a proposed overhaul of Connecticut's transportation system without resurrecting tolls.
Malloy's Transportation Agenda Includes Widening I-84 In DanburyAt a news conference Thursday in Danbury, Malloy said he will unveil a five-year ramp-up plan with a 25-year construction phase, WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.