State lawmakers to discuss new taxes coming to Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — On Thursday, state lawmakers are set to discuss new state taxes coming to Connecticut. Senate and House Republicans will discuss new taxes taking effect next month. Senate Republican Leader Len Fasano will be there along with other lawmakers. The meeting will take place in Hartford at 1:30 p.m.

Lawmakers urge agency not provide vaccination recommendation

A contingent of Republican state lawmakers says it’s “wholly inappropriate” for Connecticut’s Department of Public Health commissioner to weigh in on the contentious issue of whether the state should end its religious exemption for childhood vaccinations.

Italian lawmakers back overhaul to reduce their seats

ROME (AP) — Italian lawmakers have backed a radical overhaul of the country’s parliament that will see around a third of them losing their job. The long-awaited reform, overwhelmingly approved Tuesday by the lower house, will see the total number of lawmakers slashed by about a third, from 945 to 600. The vote, which is […]

The Latest: Black Virginia lawmakers slam Trump comments

JAMESTOWN, Va. (AP) — The Latest on events in Virginia commemorating the 400th anniversary of the rise of American democracy (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Black lawmakers in Virginia who boycotted a visit by President Donald Trump are blasting Trump for his recent disparaging remarks about minority members of Congress. During an emotional ceremony at […]

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