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CT Gov. Ned Lamont: ‘Fix this damn budget, once and for...

"No more funny math or budgetary gamesmanship,” the new governor told the legislature. “Don’t tell me some consultant says there are $1 billion in easy spending cuts -- show me the money or I will show you the door.”

Several Fairfield County legislators to chair General Assembly committees

Steve Stafstrom will serve as co-chairman of the Judiciary Committee, replacing Rep. William Tong, who gave up his seat to run for – and win – state attorney general.

Pair of civic-minded couples honored at Danbury Day celebration

Citations from the Connecticut General Assembly were presented to the four during the annual Danbury Day celebration.

Bob Duff to propose net neutrality bill for 2018 Connecticut legislative...

The lawmaker acknowledged that while net neutrality is a federal issue, his bill would seek to mitigate the potential consequences of the FCC’s policy shift at a state level.

State Senate approves minimum wage increase

The Connecticut State Senate has passed a bill to increase the state's minimum wage by 75 cents to $9 an hour by January 2015.

Medical marijuana regulations await approval

The state is moving forward with its regulatory plans for medical marijuana.

Clean energy savings on the horizon

A new program that would make it easier for businesses to finance energy improvements is on its way. The Connecticut General Assembly last month approved...

State mulls retail tax changes

A legislator proposed the state allocate a portion of sales tax collected to municipalities where purchases occur.