Two hot button issues are the focus of Governor Ned Lamont calling lawmakers back to the Capitol for a special session: policing reforms and absentee ballots.
Lawmakers considering new legislation to beef up police accountability in wake of George Floyd’s death
Calls for more police accountability are coming to a head since the deadly officer-involved arrest in Minnesota involving George Floyd.
Capitol Report: More testing sites opening, state lawmakers divided on reopening casinos, places of worship prepare to reopen
If getting a swab jammed up your nose is what it takes to encourage more people in Connecticut to get tested for COVID-19, you better believe our lawmakers are willing to do it.
Capitol Report: Absentee voting extended during pandemic, State leaders say it could jeopardize constitutionality, security of ballots
Absentee ballots instead of heading to the polls to keep people safe? What do you think?
Capitol Report: Sen. Looney on CT reopening too fast, Gov. Lamont faces criticism for paying $2 mill to hire consulting firm to help in reopening
Ready or not, the state will begin reopening this Wednesday. The state has hit a lot of the benchmarks required for reopening, but there are still a lot of residents – and even lawmakers – who say we may be moving too fast.
Governor Ned Lamont doubled down on his decision the hire the Boston Consulting Group for $2 million after getting backlash from legislators and called it a “prudent investment.”
Capitol Report: CT 2020 Legislative Session ends, what’s next for special session as caucus leaders step down
The 2020 Legislative Session ended this week. Three caucus leaders stepping away from politics at the end of this term.
Governor Ned Lamont has signed an Executive Order allowing registered voters to vote absentee in the Aug. 11 primary election.
Governor Ned Lamont is facing some backlash after his administration spent an estimated $2 million to hire Boston Consulting Group to oversee the state’s reopening.
Senate Republican Leader Len Fasano is pushing back against Governor Lamont’s plan for a soft reopening of the Connecticut economy on May 20.