Connecticut House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz, a Berlin Democrat, is blaming the Republican minority for his failure this week to have the House debate a bill that could lead to the return of tolls on Connecticut's highways.
Legislative leaders and Governor Dannel Malloy met on Thursday and agreed to a special session before June 30 to hammer out a new two-year budget. But what does that mean for the rest of the regular legislative session?
With one week left in the legislative session, the pressure's on for lawmakers to come up with a budget. This week, Governor Dannel Malloy teamed up with Republican leader Len Fasano to come up with a plan. Malloy wrote a letter to lawmakers on Tuesday morning urging immediate action.
The Connecticut Senate has passed a bill that would close the state’s fiscal deficit for this year. The unanimously approved measure plugs a $317 million hole, mostly by drawing on the state’s rainy day fund.