Governor Lamont calls statistics on unvaccinated "startling and needs to be addressed."
News 8 Chief Political Correspondent Mark Davis stopped by the show to discuss the possibility of potential taxes on the wealthy as well as a proposed dining tax.
The Connecticut House Democrats has announced their new leadership team as the state’s now minority party.
Restaurant owners across the state are lining up to oppose a state budget plan that would create a new “Dining Tax.” As News 8 first reported last week, Democratic leaders in the House are pushing the plan as part of the budget stalemate solution.
A group of state lawmakers insists it’s unconstitutional to eliminate a religious exemption to the requirement that Connecticut schoolchildren be vaccinated.
Connecticut Attorney General William Tong says the state has the authority to “eliminate the religious exemption” for children’s vaccinations.
The new Connecticut General Assembly will be solidly Democratic and include more members who call themselves progressive.
With just hours left in the fiscal year, House Democrats say they have a new two year state budget plan.
House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz says no final decision has been made about whether to eliminate Connecticut’s religious exemption from vaccines for schoolchildren, but there’s strong support among his fellow Democrats in the House of Representatives for such a move.
Connecticut’s Native-American casino operators have won the first round in the battle to establish a third gambling facility in the State Senate; but the House of Representatives may go off the reservation.