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May 6, 2022  •  

Connecticut Legislature Adjourns

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The 2022 session of the Connecticut General Assembly adjourned on May 4. Lawmakers passed a state budget including more than $600 million in tax cuts, made Juneteenth a state holiday, and dedicated $300 million toward fighting the opioid epidemic. Bills […]

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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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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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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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Connecticut General Assembly leaders announced legislative business will be postponed for another two weeks until April 13. The legislative session was originally postponed until March 30, but since the last announcement one legislator has tested positive for COVID-19. Lawmakers will […]

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The Connecticut General Assembly is scheduled to convene for a special session on December 18. The special legislative session is to vote on issues regarding a hospital tax settlement and a restaurant workers wage bill. Gov. Ned Lamont and the […]

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On July 22, the Connecticut General Assembly convened and adjourned a special session. During the special session lawmakers passed Senate Bill 1210 authorizing state grant commitments for school building projects. Senate Bill 1210 also made changes to the procurement processes […]

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The Connecticut General Assembly adjourned sine die on May 9, 2018. Lawmakers took no action on a bill affecting campaign finance and elections. House Bill 5526 would have modified registration requirements for political committees, expanded independent expenditure disclosure requirements, prohibited […]

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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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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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