In The Loop – May 7, 2021

In The Loop – May 7, 2021

April showers bring May flowers — and report cards! College campuses across the state are ready to issue final grades and diplomas for the 2020-2021 school year, and in the coming month high school students will

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In The Loop – April 30, 2021

In The Loop – April 30, 2021

“Alright Chewie – get ready for lightspeed…PUNCH IT!” – Han Solo, Star Wars To many, this expression indicates the desire to increase speed or possibly escape some situation and get out of town fast. For Star

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In The Loop – April 23, 2021

In The Loop – April 23, 2021

Who’s on first – What’s on second? That’s the question this week as the committee process rolls to an end. The annual arrival of the committee deadlines is the kick-off of the negotiating season at the

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In The Loop – April 16, 2021

In The Loop – April 16, 2021

Tick tock, tick tock… As the work days get longer, time keeps flying by. The Connecticut legislature is 35 days away from adjourning the 2021 session. Most of the committees completed their work last week, with

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In The Loop – April 9, 2021

In The Loop – April 9, 2021

Normal, ordinary or typical? As Connecticut looks ahead to spring and summer days, what are we hoping for? Normal, ordinary or typical? We can definitely all agree that going back to “normal” isn’t going to happen.

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In The Loop – April 1, 2021

In The Loop – April 1, 2021

Can you believe it? The Capitol and Legislative Office Building have been shuttered for more than 381 days and it’s finally going to be open to the public! OOPS – HAPPY APRIL FOOLS DAY. KEEP READING

In The Loop – March 26, 2021

In The Loop – March 26, 2021

Spring has sprung, the grass has risen, wonder where the budget is? . With 50 days left in the 2021 session it sure is a slow process. This past week the Senate met on Wednesday to

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In The Loop – March 19, 2021

In The Loop – March 19, 2021

“Olly Olly Oxen Free” – “Come out come out wherever you are”…or maybe not. . We’re all familiar with this catch phrase used in many games we played as children – hide and seek, capture the

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In the Loop – March 12, 2021

In the Loop – March 12, 2021

Policy turns into an internal party rift. What started as a typical Insurance & Real Estate committee meeting turned into a morning of might. Rumors started to fly the night before when key substitute language for

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In The Loop – March 5, 2021

In The Loop – March 5, 2021

Real Life in Real Time. At first I thought I would write this week about the interesting tidbits I’ve gathered about our legislators by observing their backdrops as they participate in virtual committee meetings and public

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