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 in the General Assembly, and that means the executive orders Lamont issued in response to ...
Rep. William Petit
In what is becoming an all-too-familiar occurrence, the CEO of a major Connecticut company issued a politely-worded piece asking state lawmakers to “take the steps necessary to support the long-term economic sustainability of the state.” Stanley Black & Decker CEO Jim Loree penned an op-ed to the Hartford Courant Friday asking lawmakers to get Connecticut’s finances under control without once again raising taxes.
Connecticut may be in dire straits at the moment, but some lawmakers are looking to turn things around by sponsoring bills that can help Connecticut get back on the right track. To be sure there are many more pieces of legislation introduced that deserve credit, but for now here are twelve bills in particular that will make the necessary reforms for Connecticut and its residents to grow and thrive.