| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:11 PM
HARTFORD — The state's minimum wage will increase to $10.10 per hour by 2017 under a controversial bill approved Wednesday by both the state Senate and the House of Representatives on largely party line votes.
The Senate passed the measure by 21...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:16 PM
HARTFORD — The legislature's budget committee voted Monday to support Gov. Dannel Malloy's plan to raise the state's minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2017, despite continuing clashes between the two political parties over the issue.
| Apr 4, 2013
| 2:31 AM
Connecticut lawmakers gave final approval early Thursday to a wide-ranging bill that includes sweeping new restrictions on weapons and large capacity ammunition magazines, a response to last year's deadly school shooting in Newtown that one lawmaker...
| Jun 4, 2011
| 5:33 PM
By the slimmest of margins, the Senate on Saturday approved a bill that decriminalizes the possession of small amounts of marijuana. The vote was 18-18, with Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman tipping the balance with the tie-breaking vote.
After years of false...