2015 Legislative Session Starts January 7

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 17:36Tomorrow is the first day of the 2015 regular legislative session.  As set forth by Connecticut General Statute § 2-1, in odd-numbered years, the legislature convenes on the Wednesday following the first Monday of January. The statute directs legislators to convene in their respective chambers at 10 in the morning to take their official oaths (the specifi...
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Legislator Occupations for the Past 150 Years

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 10:50Membership in the General Assembly is ostensibly a part-time position, meaning that most legislators have jobs other than making the laws of our state. This is changing, however, as the number one occupation reported today by General Assembly members is legislator. Farmers used to be the dominant profession of legislators, but there are no farmers in the ...
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Voting Records Available at the State Library

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 14:51 Did you know that the State Library has voting records available for every CT legislator back to 1989? Not only can you can check to see how your Senator or Representative voted on a particular bill during a certain year, you can also quickly check their attendance record and determine whether they have voted in the past on issues that may now be hot du...
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