Capitol Report: What’s to come in special sessions and local elections

Capitol Report

(WTNH)–Doesn’t it feel like the General Assembly session just ended?

Well, on Monday, lawmakers return to the State Capitol for a special session. And while it doesn’t appear they will be any action on tolls, there’s still a lot of chatter about whether the outcome of a new bonding package could impact what happens next on with tolls.

It seems Governor Lamont is scaling back on his debt diet, while at the same time, going back to a limited highway toll plan.

19-year-old JT Lewis from Newtown is a Republican looking to unseat fellow party member Tony Hwang for his seat in 2020. Lewis is the brother of a Sandy Hook victim who wants to work with both parties on school gun safety and other key issues.

You can expect quite a battle in New Haven leading up to the primary on September 10.

The Democratic town committee gave three term incumbent Mayor Toni Harp their endorsement over challenger Justin Elicker.

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