CURRENT NEWS AND ISSUES

August 18, 2017
Tax Free Week
CT's Tax Free Week, which runs Sunday, August 20, to Saturday, August 26, offers residents a tax-free week for back-to-school clothing and footwear purchases.  READ MORE

 

August 1, 2017
Explaining the SEBAC Deal
We asked hard-working state employees to come to the table and give back billions in wages, health care benefits, and pensions. They did that.  READ MORE

 

June 30, 2017
House Democrats Put Forth Revised Two-Year State Budget
The updated balanced and honest budget is being presented to all legislative caucuses and the governor with a goal of final adoption of a full biennium budget in July.  READ MORE

 

May 25, 2017
Campaign Finance Reform Passes the House
Today, a bill that reduces the amount of special interest “dark money” in state election campaigns passed the House of Representatives on a 79 to 70 vote. READ MORE

 

May 17, 2017
Our Proposal for a Balanced Budget
This proposal contains significant restructuring to make state government more efficient while protecting investments in workforce training and business growth. READ MORE

 

March 27, 2017
Keeping Dark Money Out of Politics
Voters have the right to know exactly who is funding political campaigns. There should be full disclosure in regards to the growing use of anonymously-bundled campaign money. READ MORE

 

March 10, 2017
Giving Towns Flexibility with Their Budgets
Connecticut’s cities and towns have reached out to us in the legislature to ask for some additional flexibility in putting together local budgets for the upcoming fiscal year. READ MORE

 

March 2, 2017
Making CT More Affordable
How do we ensure that both young and old find an exceptional quality of life in our state? By crafting legislation that positively impacts our citizens during the most crucial times in their lives. READ MORE

 

February 23, 2017
Helping Small Businesses Thrive
Connecticut House Democrats are committed to giving businesses the tools they need to thrive. READ MORE

 

February 21, 2017
Sign Our Retirement Security Petition
Congressional Republicans are seeking to pass a law blocking regulations put into effect by the federal Department of Labor that allowed for Connecticut’s historic program. READ MORE

 

February 8, 2017
Addressing the Gender Pay Gap
The gender pay gap is one of the most important, far-reaching issues we face as a society today. It affects not only working women, but their families and their communities as well. READ MORE

 

January 18, 2017
Our Priorities: Job Growth & Economic Development
House Democrats have filed a package of ten bills, mostly focused on encouraging job growth and economic development in Connecticut. READ MORE

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