State Senate Passes Bipartisan State Budget

Bipartisan Budget

Democrats and Republicans put aside our differences, came together and compromised to pass a bipartisan budget that moves Connecticut forward. This budget reflects some difficult choices but I believe this agreement is fair, draws upon the best ideas and compromises from both political parties, and represents the priorities of Connecticut residents.

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CT Food Banks

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Home Heating Assistance

Home Heating Assistance

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How to Engage Your Local Legislators

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Tax Relief
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Eight New Laws That Take Effect in Connecticut on Jan. 1

December 29, 2017

New laws that take effect on Monday will make it easier to resell concert tickets, harder to be an Uber driver, and will allow those that still can’t let go of the Hartford Whalers to remind everyone else on Connecticut’s roadways of that fact.

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Six deals made 2017 good for tech in Connecticut

December 27, 2017

It was that kind of year in 2017 for the tech sector in a state economy otherwise starved for good news. At least six big sales closed for Connecticut tech businesses, led by $1.5 billion for Datto in Norwalk.

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Duff vows fight for net neutrality

December 17, 2017

Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff, D-Norwalk, announced Friday he will introduce legislation in the 2018 legislative session to protect Connecticut businesses and consumers from the Federal Communications Commission’s rollback of net neutrality rules.

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How A Dem & A Republican Worked It Out

December 15, 2017

Behind the scenes, Looney and Fasano managed to keep the process moving, overcome potential debilitating roadblocks, and avoid the personal attacks and political posturing for party bases that has plunged politics and governance into recrimination-laced dysfunction in much of the rest of the country.






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