Category Archives: Legislative Updates

Town of Waterford Hires Attorney Jay Levin

“The Board of Selectmen approved a motion Tuesday to hire Attorney Jay Levin of Suisman Shapiro Law Group for the next six months to represent the town in Hartford, advocating for more access to state-owned Waterford Parkway South and Waterford Parkway North. Levin, who has experience with economic development issues, will serve as the town’s […]

Nearly 100 New Laws are Now in Effect in Connecticut

Starting July 1, 2021, a wide variety of laws are now in effect in Connecticut. The most notable being the legalization and recreational use of cannabis, and the expansion of online gambling. Read the full rundown from the Hartford Courant here: https://www.courant.com/politics/hc-pol-connecticut-new-laws-july-1-20210701-2mtojsbqfned5ol4jdhozrxpdq-story.html

Legislative Updates 10/9/20

Since convening for two special sessions over the past two months, several crucial bills have passed in both of Connecticut’s legislative bodies. The bills include allowing access to absentee ballots in the November election, legislation addressing police accountability, and emergency response by electric distribution companies. Governor Lamont is expected to sign all bills that have […]

Statewide Updates 10/2/20

 Statewide Updates: Special Session  House Bill 7008, An Act Concerning Enhancements to the States Environmental Justice Law had been discussed in previous sessions by Waterbury representatives & senators, but nowhere appeared in the published discussions about the Special Session. So, we can feel a bit of the Republicans pain in their complaints that they were […]

Legislative Update 10/2/20

Since convening for two special sessions over the past two months, several crucial bills have passed in both of Connecticut’s legislative bodies. The bills include allowing access to absentee ballots in the November election, legislation addressing police accountability, and emergency response by electric distribution companies. Governor Lamont is expected to sign all bills that have […]