In The Loop – May 13, 2022

In The Loop – May 13, 2022

A week without a session! This week was a bit different than the past 18 weeks as we’re still unraveling what exactly happened during the 2022 session! When the gavel came down at 11:56 p.m. on

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In The Loop – May 6, 2022

In The Loop – May 6, 2022

What started three months ago, ended last night—the 2022 Legislative Session, and what a trail of lefts and rights; thrills of victory and agonies of defeat; facts and myths, and the fun and not-so-much-fun. That’s the

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In The Loop – April 29, 2022

In The Loop – April 29, 2022

With light clearly shining at the end of the tunnel, the CT General Assembly is about to hit the final mile. This marathon of a session—that started on February 9th, and reaches its finish line on

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In The Loop – April 22, 2022

In The Loop – April 22, 2022

Carbon Paper to Carbon Footprint…Happy Earth Day When I started lobbying, believe it or not, amendments were typed on a typewriter, in triplicate – one sent to the committee chair, the second to the appropriate chamber,

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In The Loop – April 14, 2022

In The Loop – April 14, 2022

Change of Pace Now that the committees have all reported out their business and the legislature is taking a slow ramp-up to the last 14 days of the session I thought I’d take a break from

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In The Loop – April 8, 2022

In The Loop – April 8, 2022

Is it really all about what goes down the drain? As you may recall, Governor Lamont continues to issue weekly Thursday updates on the status of hospitalizations, positivity rates, and the spread of the newest variations

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In The Loop – April 1, 2022

In The Loop – April 1, 2022

APRIL FOOLS! So we all know that today is APRIL FOOLS DAY, but do you know how it started? HA! No one does! According to a CT Public article today, it’s hard to really find the

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In The Loop – March 25, 2022

In The Loop – March 25, 2022

As the legislature adapts to a blended legislative process, this week, several committees experienced a few stumbles. The rules of the legislature were adjusted to reflect both virtual and in-person committee meetings, but in one committee,

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In The Loop – March 18, 2022

In The Loop – March 18, 2022

With the legislative committees coming up on their JF deadlines (meaning taking final action on all bills heard at a public hearing), we can all use a bit of luck on St. Patrick’s Day. What better

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In The Loop – March 11, 2022

In The Loop – March 11, 2022

A small glimmer of hope was dashed this week at the LOB So the café is open, and committee staff issued new rules for hybrid attendance by legislators for committee and public hearings. Legislators began to

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