In The Loop – March 4, 2022

In The Loop – March 4, 2022

We told you the session would be fast and while each day seems to meander through the zoom culture of public hearings, they rush by faster than last session. Now that the Capitol hosted its first

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In The Loop – February 25, 2022

In The Loop – February 25, 2022

Pull the Plug As the governor returns to a snow storm outside, he found one inside the capitol as well. It appears that his state trip to Israel was successful and identified many opportunities for the

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In The Loop – February 18, 2022

In The Loop – February 18, 2022

Really? Come on. With budget hearings all week and the governor leading a trade mission to Israel, and the OPM secretary out of action related to a personal illness, you’d think that would be keeping folks

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In The Loop – February 11, 2022

In The Loop – February 11, 2022

2022 CT General Assembly – Open for Business – Kind Of! Wednesday, without much pomp and circumstance, the 2022 General Assembly convened, adopted their modified rules for the session, greeted the governor and listened politely to

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In The Loop – February 4, 2022

In The Loop – February 4, 2022

In a blink of an eye – session begins! With baited breath we all await for Feb 9th and the opening of the 2022 Session. Public access to the building will be limited, and those members

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In The Loop – January 28, 2022

In The Loop – January 28, 2022

They are off and running… This week was one of the busiest yet for the 2022 session. Committee leaders and their staff organized their annual lobbyist meet and greet for the upcoming session as they attempt

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In The Loop – January 21, 2022

In The Loop – January 21, 2022

This week was one of those moments I felt like a veteran, elder political enthusiast as I read the just-released 100,000 First Bosses written by two-term state Senator Will Haskell from Westport—one of America’s youngest state

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In The Loop – January 14, 2022

In The Loop – January 14, 2022

This week I’m thinking – what do farmers, gardeners, astrologists and fishermen have in common with the CT Legislature? I found the answer when flipping through the 2022 version of the Farmer’s Almanac. Since 1818 the

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In The Loop – January 7, 2022

In The Loop – January 7, 2022

Did you know that the ancient Babylonians are said to have been the first people to make New Year’s resolutions, some 4,000 years ago. They made promises to the gods to pay their debts and return

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In The Loop – December 30, 2021

In The Loop – December 30, 2021

It was an interesting year for sure. Many of us would have thought this whole COVID thing would be a memory by now. But not only is it still hanging around for those who have not

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