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September 29, 2021  •  

Connecticut Special Session Adjourned Sine Die

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The Connecticut General Assembly convened in a special session on September 27 to authorize an extension of Gov. Lamont’s emergency powers. The extension allows Gov. Lamont to continue to issue executive orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and allows […]

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September 23, 2021  •  

Connecticut Special Session Announced

Conn. Gov. Ned Lamont - by: Staff Sgt. Steven Tucker

Connecticut Gov. Lamont called a third special session of the General Assembly to convene no later than September 27. The purpose of the special session is to re-authorize the governor’s emergency powers in light of the latest COVID-19 surge. The […]

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Connecticut state contractors must now include certain representations in their contracts and bids. House Bill 6444, a modernization of state services and technology bill, requires ethics compliance, nondiscrimination, and consulting agreement representations to be included in the contract itself, instead […]

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The Connecticut General Assembly convened a one-day special session on July 14 to authorize an extension of Gov. Lamont’s emergency powers. Both the Senate and House adjourned sine die that afternoon.

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A special election has been scheduled for August 17 by Connecticut Gov. Lamont for Senate District 36. The seat became vacant when Alex Kasser resigned in June because of stress from a long-running divorce case.

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On June 17, the Connecticut Legislature adjourned a special session after passing bills related to the state budget and recreational marijuana use. The cannabis bill allows applicants from communities affected by high drug-related issues to acquire business licenses. If signed […]

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The Connecticut General Assembly adjourned sine die on June 9. During the session, lawmakers passed House Bill 6574 relating to revisions of the state ethics code. The bill exempts gifts from an individual’s or spouse’s grandparents from the law prohibiting […]

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Gov. Ned Lamont scheduled a special election for Assembly District 145 on April 27. The seat became vacant after Patricia Miller was elected to the Connecticut State Senate on March 2. There are no primaries, and candidates will be nominated […]

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Governor Ned Lamont today announced a special election for Assembly District 112 on Tuesday, April 13. The district consists of the entirety of the Town of Monroe and portions of Newtown. The seat became vacant on February 17 following the […]

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Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont called a special election on March 2 to fill the seat in Senate District 27. The seat became vacant on January 5 when Rep. Carlo Leone resigned to work with the State Department of Transportation. There […]

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On October 1, the Connecticut General Assembly adjourned their second special session of the year. During the special legislative session lawmakers passed House Bill 7005 concerning the processing of absentee ballots. The Legislature also passed bills reforming the state’s hemp […]

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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont announced a special session to convene on Tuesday, September 29. The General Assembly will consider legislation for several policy issues including: performance-based regulation of the state’s electricity, gas, and water companies; securing absentee ballots for the […]

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Gov. Ned Lamont announced a special legislative session to start on Tuesday, July 21. The Legislature will reconvene to discuss bills relating to police reform, absentee ballots, telehealth insurance, and insulin drug costs. Legislative leaders and Gov. Lamont have also […]

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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the State Ethics Commission announced a filing deadline extension for lobbyist monthly and quarterly reports until July 10. This extension affects monthly reports due on April 10, May 10, and June 10, in which […]

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