Archive for June, 2009

Senator Dodd changes position, still no state budget, more from this week…

June 28, 2009
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For the last full week of the month of June, politics in Connecticut has been rather dynamic. Senator Christopher Dodd has decided to flip on gay marriage. The longtime Democratic Senator from Connecticut – who is also a Catholic – had opposed same-sex marriage for a long time but not anymore. In a statement...
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No state budget approved yet, Senator Dodd with a plan

June 16, 2009
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It has been almost two weeks since the end of the Legislature’s session but there is still no budget approved for the state, yet. Governor M. Jodi Rell has proposed about $3.85 billion in cuts, about $300 million in fee increases and no tax increases, while the Democrats in the Legislature have proposed about...
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No budget approved so far, death penalty vetoed

June 10, 2009
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In the final days of the legislature’s session before the summer break, the dynamics on Capitol Hill looked – and still look – greater than ever. Governor M. Jodi Rell’s vetoed, as expected, the Act Concerning the Penalty for a Capital Felony -  the bill that would’ve eliminated the death penalty in Connecticut, making...
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