Gov. Ned Lamont announced in late December that he would use federal COVID relief funds to retroactively increase the Earned Income Tax Credit to 41.5 percent for roughly 198,000 families in Connecticut who filed for
Rep. Vincent Candelora
Republicans from the House of Representatives held a press conference today outlining a plan for the state to provide relief for bars and restaurants that remain either closed or under strict capacity guidelines due to
Gov. Ned Lamont’s emergency powers under the public health and civil preparedness emergency statutes are set to expire on September 9, six months after he was granted those powers by a vote of legislative leaders
Over the past year, Connecticut’s Auditors of Public Accounts have found instances of workplace violence, benefits paid to deceased individuals, abuse of overtime, state agencies that violate both state policy and union contracts and “massive
Early in the legislative session, word spread that the Gov. Ned Lamont administration was considering a possible sales tax for grocery items. The subsequent outcry from groups across the political divide buried the idea, seemingly
At a town hall style meeting on government transparency at the Capitol Tuesday, one subject was on everyone’s mind – the $200 million public/private partnership between the state of Connecticut and the Dalio Foundation. The
In a sudden switch that spurred controversy, Gov. Ned Lamont rescinded an offer to Bloomfield Schools Superintendent James Thomas and instead offered the job to Meriden Assistant Superintendent Miguel Cardona. The reversal sparked some outrage
The Connecticut Transportation Committee has one too many senators and the actions it has taken may be invalid, according to a letter from Rep. Vincent Candelora, R-Branford, to leaders of the House and Senate. “Given
Republicans in the House and Senate put forward an amendment that could test where moderate Democrats stand on rolling back union power in Connecticut.
The president of the Connecticut Hedge Fund Association told lawmakers Tuesday in no uncertain terms that hedge fund companies would move to other states if Connecticut imposed a 19 percent surcharge on investment management services.