March 27, 2020
Relief for Small Businesses and Non-Profits
Governor Lamont announced that his administration has launched a zero-interest loan program to bring relief to Connecticut small businesses and nonprofits that have been impacted by COVID-19. READ MORE


March 19, 2020
COVID-19: Unemployment FAQ
Here are some answers to your frequently asked questions about Unemployment Insurance. How to file, when to file, and more. READ MORE


March 16, 2020
COVID-19: Stop the Spread
As you know, COVID-19 has reached Connecticut. The virus is spreading rapidly, but there are steps we can take to help slow it down. READ MORE


March 9, 2020
CT House Democrats Podcast
Introducing the CT House Democrats Podcast. Each episode we will take a deep dive into the laws, bills, and issues that affect the citizens of our state. READ MORE


February 5, 2020
The House Is in Session
The 2020 legislative session was officially gaveled in. Although it is a "short" session year, the Connecticut House Democrats have a full agenda of legislative priorities. We are ready to get to work for the people of Connecticut. SEE PHOTOS


January 22, 2020
State Rep. Brian Smith Sworn In
The Connecticut House Democrats are pleased to welcome our new colleague, Brian Smith, to the House of Representatives. We welcome Representative Smith and look forward to working along side him.  READ MORE


November 20, 2019
In Loving Memory of State Rep. Linda Orange
It is with great sadness that we share the passing of our colleague and friend Representative Linda Orange. She was not only a fellow House member, but a good friend who was a beloved and respected presence at the Capitol. A consummate professional who cared deeply about her community, Linda worked tirelessly on behalf of her constituents despite her personal health challenges, setting a standard we can all strive for. Representative Orange was one of those rare people who truly gave back to society more than she took. Our condolences go out to her family, and we will miss her greatly.


September 16, 2019
We were successful in encouraging the Lamont Administration to rethink the state Department of Revenue Services’ (DRS) policy that unilaterally expanded the sales tax. Governor Lamont has asked DRS and OPM to better align DRS’s interpretation with the intent of our state budget.  READ MORE


June 3, 2019
A Stable and Responsible Budget
The House passed a budget which is responsible, stable, and funds the Rainy Day Fund at historic levels. With significant investments in education, job growth, and economic development throughout the state, the budget holds the line on spending.  READ MORE


May 31, 2019
Paid Family and Medical Leave Passes 
After many hours of debate over the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) legislation, House Democrats passed a bill which was already approved by the Senate. It now goes to the governor for his signature. READ MORE


May 9, 2019
House Passes Minimum Wage Increase
Minimum wage workers are moving closer to a living wage.  The House approved House Bill 5004 to increase the minimum wage incrementally over the next few years to $15 in 2023. READ MORE


April 24, 2019
Early Voting and No-Excuse Absentee Voting
We are working towards bringing our election system into the 21st century by establishing a process where more residents can exercise their right to vote. READ MORE


March 15, 2019
In Memoriam
We are stunned and saddened at the loss of our friend and colleague. Ezequiel Santiago was a giant of our Caucus and the entire Legislature. His commitment to the people of Bridgeport was legendary and he will never be forgotten​. 


February 4, 2019
Democrats Announce Legislative Priorities
Democrats in the Connecticut General Assembly announced joint priorities for the 2019 legislative session. READ MORE


January 22, 2019
Aid for Federal Employees Signed into Law
We passed an overwhelmingly bi-partisan relief package to help Connecticut residents affected by the ongoing federal government shutdown. Soon after, Governor Lamont signed it into law. READ MORE


January 17, 2019
Resources Available for Federal Employees
The impact on federal employees from the prolonged government shutdown is increasingly affecting the livelihood of over 1,500 Connecticut residents and their families. READ MORE


January 9, 2019
Opening Day 2019
The Connecticut House of Representatives is now in session. READ MORE

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