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‘Fair work week’ bill passes state Senate; Opponents say it will...

If the bill is passed, Connecticut would become only the second state to have such legislation.

State Rep. Fiorello calls for more transparency from ‘the ruling party’

"They could be really valid ideas," Fiorello said of Democratic proposals, "(but) do they have to be mandates?”

CT hearing on ‘mansion tax’ boils over into charges of racism...

Sen. Tony Hwang (R-Fairfield) blasted Rep. Michael Winkler (R-Vernon) after the latter referred to "Asians and other minorities that have never been discriminated against.”

NO SALE: Fairfield County real estate brokers say ‘mansion tax’ would...

Fairfield County unit sales were up in December 2020 by 59% compared to the previous December, with the median sales price of $606,000 representing a 34.7% increase.

10 Fairfield County towns would bear the brunt of state Sen....

The Senate President Pro Tem’s proposal would require homeowners to pay an additional $50 in property tax a year for a house with a market value of $500,000, and another $400 a year for houses valued at $1 million.

Lamont extends Covid emergency to April 20; GOP objects

The extension keeps in place a 9:30 p.m. curfew for businesses, with restaurants still restricted to 50% indoor capacity.

Business leaders, CT politicians condemn Trump and insurrection at Capitol

“The terrorists, traitors and enablers who instigated, aided, and abetted this coup -- including those in Congress -- must be held accountable and never walk these halls of democracy again," said Connecticut Attorney General William Tong.

Gov. Lamont’s State of the State address: ‘I have never been...

This year, the governor said, “We will continue to emphasize our best-in-the-nation public schools and workforce development, making sure every child, regardless of zip code, race, color, or creed, has the best opportunity at the starting line of life.”

Danbury Mayor Boughton named state DRS commissioner; Delivers farewell address

Mark Boughton, who is in the midst of his record 10th term as the city’s mayor, will begin his new job on Dec. 18.

Lamont: Tolls off the legislative table next year

Democrats have added seven seats to their state House majority and two to their Senate plurality, with those figures now standing at 98-53 and 24-12, respectively.

Connecticut business groups seek $70M for small businesses

Thirteen of Connecticut’s largest business groups have sent a letter to Gov. Ned Lamont and the state’s legislative leaders seeking the creation of a new, $70 million small business grant program.

Hemp, ballots, holding utilities accountable on Lamont’s agenda for special session

Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano (R-North Haven) called Lamont’s agenda “a disappointing display of one-party rule and partisan politics."

Gold in them thar buds? CT lawmakers looking at legalizing marijuana...

According to a new study, Connecticut could reap $35-$48 million in direct new revenue during the first year of legalized marijuana sales, which would escalate to $188-$223 million in the fifth year.

State Bond Commission approves $550M to fund numerous CT projects

Meanwhile, State Comptroller Kevin Lembo is projecting the state’s General fund will close Fiscal Year 2020 – which ended on June 30 -- with an operating shortfall of $153.1 million.

CT Senate Dems announce series of proposals to address racial inequality

Among other items, the Senate Democrats are looking to ban chokeholds and other “unnecessary” police actions.