Case Raises Concern Over Underfunding Services to Vulnerable Populations

Posted on May 8, 2024

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HARTFORD – State Rep. Jay Case (R-Winsted) voiced concern over the budget adjustments that were put forth during Tuesday’s House session. The General Assembly sets a two-year budget. The current budget was originally created during the 2023 session year. Typically, adjustments are made to the second year of the budget in order to avoid shortfalls or overspending. In an unprecedented move, the majority moved to fill budget gaps with one-time payments from funds provided to the state through the American

Republican Budget Adjustments

Posted on April 26, 2024

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The Appropriations Committee’s leaders did not feel it was necessary to move forward a budget adjustment bill this session. Typically, this piece of legislation is the start of the budgeting process. The inaction on this bill, with just days left in our current legislative session, has put the state’s finances in limbo. The FY 2025 budget is above the spending cap and doesn’t balance, which is why House Republicans put forth a plan that provides a path to a balanced document that is $43.5 million

House Sessions, April 17 and 18

Posted on April 19, 2024

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HARTFORD – The House was in session on Wednesday, April 17, and Thursday, April 18. To review all of the legislation that was considered please click on the corresponding date and you will be provided with the House Journal.

One of the most important pieces of legislation that was acted upon this week was H.B. 5413, crafted to address dangerous “street takeovers.” This legislation does not represent a complete remedy to Connecticut’s crime issues, but it was a good step in the right direction to

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