Following a statewide “listening tour” conducted since its formation in October, Speaker of the House Joe Aresimowicz’s Blue Ribbon Panel on Tourism submitted a report of findings and recommendations to the legislature’s Commerce Committee today.
The CT Conference of Municipalities (CCM) has a podcast that serves as a source for news on the municipal level across the state of Connecticut. I joined host Matt Ford and Brian O’Connor, Director of Public Policy for CCM to talk about issues that are affecting our municipalities.
Today, Democrats in the Connecticut General Assembly announced joint priorities for the 2019 legislative session. The legislative package focuses on establishing a paid family and medical leave program, raising the minimum wage, investing in job training and the state’s workforce pipeline, supporting small businesses, making prescription drugs more affordable, creating a Green New Deal for Connecticut and increasing access to the ballot box.
Speaker of the House Joe Aresimowicz and House Majority Leader Matt Ritter (D-Hartford) today announced their House Democratic leadership team and caucus committee assignments for the upcoming legislative session which convenes January 9.