The Senate Democrats have announced their support for legislation aimed at making college more affordable.
Learn about our plan to help home caregivers when a patient is discharged from the hospital.
“Each year, more than a dozen Connecticut children die needlessly due to unsafe sleep practices. By educating parents before they leave the hospital following their child’s birth, we can potentially influence the parents’ behavior and possibly save a child’s life.” – Senator Martin Looney
The Senate Democrats have proposed to offer a major tax break for retired veterans by providing a 100 percent exemption from the state income tax for federally taxable military retirement pay.
During odd-numbered years like 2015, the governor and General Assembly are tasked with formulating a two-year (biennial) budget. Visit our Budget Guide to understand the many aspects of what it takes to make and pass a state budget. See recent revenues and expenditures and get an explanation of the timeline of the budget process.
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April 14, 2015 — A bipartisan group of Senate Leaders discuss legislation aimed at aiding victims of sexual assault and helping student veterans.
April 8, 2015 —Senator Bartolomeo leads the Senate passage of a bill to help secure the future of the MxCC branch in Meriden.
April 8, 2015 —Senate Democratic Leaders discuss a bill that requires the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to establish a program that will reach out to women veterans to improve their awareness of federal and state veterans’ benefits and services eligibility.
April 2, 2015 —Senator Larson discusses a public safety forum that was aimed at reducing tensions and improving relations between law enforcement and the communities they serve.
April 1, 2015 —Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff and Senator Carlo Leone speak in support of pending legislation to provide a 100 percent exemption from the state income tax for federally taxable military retirement pay.