In The Loop April 26, 2024

Navigating the short session within the Connecticut Legislature has always been a formidable task. Spanning merely four months and coinciding with the interim election period, it primarily focuses on the reelection of state representatives, state senators, and US congressional candidates in November.

Connecticut’s lack of carry-over legislation further complicates matters. At the session’s end, all bills without action automatically expire, resetting the legislative clock for next year. The General Assembly then has until the first Wednesday after the first Monday of May to conclude its business, often leading to early mornings, late nights, and even overnight stays for elected officials living in the far corner of the state. READ THE FULL IN THE LOOP HERE

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