Rep. Brendan Sharkey

A man plays video keno (file/credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Conn. Lawmakers Seek To Repeal Keno Authorization Amid Budget Surplus

Democratic House speaker Rep. Brendan Sharkey said revenue from the bingo-style game is no longer needed to help balance a state budget that now has a $500 million projected surplus.

02/19/2014

Transgender Bathroom Sign (file / credit: AP)

Connecticut House Passes Transgender Rights Bill

The bill would include “gender identity or expression” as a protected characteristic along with race, national origin, sex and other attributes under current state law. It now moves to the Senate.

05/20/2011