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The General Assembly will convene a special session today, June 29, 2015, to complete work on the state budget and other unfinished bills from the regular session. Lawmakers will also address reforms to the prison and parole system as well […]

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The General Assembly adjourned sine die on June 3, 2015, shortly before its midnight deadline. Both chambers voted to return for a special session, however, to finish work on bills related to the budget. A date for the special session […]

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Gov. Dannel Malloy has signed a bill amending the code of ethics. Senate Bill 850, now known as Public Act 15-15, creates an additional exception to the definition of expenditure, adds to the list of who is not included in […]

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The state’s legislature has agreed to a bill amending the code of ethics. Senate Bill 850, now known as Public Act 15-15, creates an additional exception to the definition of expenditure, adds to who is not included in the definition […]

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The Citizens Ethics Advisory Board has levied a $10,000 penalty against a lobbyist for accepting illegal contingency fees. Robert M. Silverberg had a contract with Clean Power Public of New Haven paying him 15 percent of the gross value of […]

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The State Elections Enforcement Commission (SEEC) used unusually strong language while asking the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to prevent the Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee (CDSCC) from using federally designated funds for a state race. The state party has requested […]

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Former Gov. John G. Rowland was convicted Friday in federal court on seven counts of corrupt political acts. The charges, including obstructing justice, conspiracy, and falsifying documents, followed Rowland’s connection to the congressional campaigns of Lisa Wilson-Foley in 2012 and […]

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A group called Grow Connecticut recently paid $193,000 to produce a television ad targeting incumbent democratic governor Dannel Malloy. The conservative super PAC made the ad buy on the same day the state’s Republican Party filed a complaint against the […]

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U.S. District Judge Janet Hall has denied an injunction request by the Democratic Governors Association (DGA) to enjoin the state’s campaign finance laws. DGA argued Connecticut’s campaign finance law limits the ability of political groups to buy independent ads supporting […]

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The State Elections Enforcement Commission has announced it will no longer enforce the state’s aggregate contribution limit after the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in McCutcheon v. FEC. At its May 14 meeting, the Commission determined the McCutcheon decision called into […]

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Carol Carson is the executive director of the Connecticut Office of Government Accountability. In September she provided her Top 10 Tips at the Practising Law Institute’s Campaign Finance and Lobbying program in Washington, DC. 10.   Register. Register. Register. 9.     In Connecticut, you […]

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Replaces Rep. Bryan Hurlburt

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Session included memorial to shooting victims

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Primary candidates tied after second recount

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