State lawmakers in Connecticut are entering the final days of the legislative session and still need to finish work on some key bills.
The General Assembly has yet to vote on a revised budget for the fiscal year that ends on June 30, or reach a final agreement with Governor Dannel P. Malloy on a plan to overhaul the state's public education system.
The regular legislative session ends on Wednesday at midnight.
Members of Connecticut's largest teachers' union will be rallying in support overhauling the state's education system and urging lawmakers to include voices from educators in the debate over Governor Dannel P. Malloy's education proposals. WAMC's Tristan O'Neill reports...
Teachers from the Connecticut Education Association will gather outside the state Capitol today and Wednesday night to urge the legislature to continue moving in what they say is the right direction with the governor's education bill.
Connecticut is on track to become the fifth state in five years to abolish the death penalty amid what supporters say is a growing national sentiment against executing prisoners. WAMC's Tristan O'Neill reports...
The state Senate approved a repeal bill 20-16 early Thursday. It now goes to the House of Representatives, where lawmakers say the legislation has strong support. Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy has said he will sign it into law.