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Legislative leaders successfully petitioned lawmakers to convene a special session scheduled for Friday, January 4, 2018. Gov. Dannel Malloy had been pressuring legislators to convene a special session for a month to rebalance the budget they passed in October. Legislative […]

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Gov. Dannel Malloy announced a special election for Assembly District 15 will take place on January 9, 2018. Rep. David Baram resigned the seat following his election as a probate court judge earlier this month. Assembly District 15 consists of […]

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Gov. Dannel Malloy announced a special election for Assembly District 15 will take place on January 9, 2018. Rep. David Baram resigned the seat following his election as a probate court judge earlier this month. Assembly District 15 consists of […]

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The General Assembly will convene a special session today, July 31, 2017, to vote on an over-due budget proposal. Lawmakers failed to pass a budget during this year’s regular session and are one month past the deadline for a new […]

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The Connecticut General Assembly adjourned the 2017 regular session Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Lawmakers will have to return for a special session after failing to reach an agreement on a two-year state budget. For the second year in a row, […]

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Two special elections will take place on April 25, 2017, to fill vacancies in the Connecticut House of Representatives. Gov. Dannel Malloy announced the elections for Assembly Districts 7 and 68 after the incumbents, Rep. Doug McCrory and Rep. Eric […]

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A special election will be held February 28, 2017, to fill General Assembly vacancies. Seats for Senate Districts 2 and 32 as well as House District 115 were vacated when the legislators resigned to take other positions within state government. […]

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A special election will be held on November 8, 2016, to fill the state’s 90th House District seat. Rep. Mary Fritz, who held the seat for three decades, died in July. The winner of the special election will finish Fritz’s […]

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Gov. Dannel Malloy has summoned lawmakers back into a special session beginning Wednesday, September 28, 2016, to approve a deal with Sikorsky Aircraft. The tentative agreement, worth $220 million in grants and tax exemptions, will keep the company in the […]

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Gov. Dannel Malloy’s administration announced they are cutting the budgets for the state’s watchdog agencies. The Office of State Ethics, the Freedom of Information Commission, and the State Elections Enforcement Commission will be subject to shrinking budgets at a time […]

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A veto session is scheduled to convene next week; however, lawmakers in the Senate have already decided not to challenge Gov. Dannel Malloy’s line-item veto cutting more than $20 million in municipal aid. Democratic leadership in the House will instead […]

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The Connecticut General Assembly adjourned its regular session yesterday, May 4, 2016, without reaching a deal on the state budget. As time ran out on the session, constitutionally mandated to end at midnight, Democratic leaders postponed a vote on the […]

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Gov. Dannel Malloy announced he will be calling the General Assembly into special session after reaching a tentative deal with fellow Democrats on the state’s budget deficits. The session will begin December 8, 2015. While the governor and Democrats have, […]

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Lawmakers returned Monday, July 20, 2015 for a one-day, constitutionally mandated session to consider overrides of the governor’s vetoes. Democratic majority leaders of both chambers announced there was not enough support for any such override, stating it would be best […]

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