Conn. General Assembly

Courtesy of the New Haven Independent

The Connecticut House Republican caucus made significant gains this election, narrowing the Democratic majority to 79-72.

Office of State Rep. Joe Aresimowicz / Facebook

Democratic Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz of Berlin is set to be the next speaker of the Connecticut House of Representatives. This comes after a meeting of House members in Hartford on Tuesday.  

Johnathon Henninger

The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities is creating a 13-member panel of city mayors and suburban leaders to develop proposals to improve the fiscal health of cities and towns in the state.

It's primary day in Connecticut on Tuesday. Ten incumbents in the state General Assembly are facing challenges from members of their own parties in races across the state.

The most number of seats being challenged are in Bridgeport, the state’s largest city. 

Fewer Women In Office Than Men In Connecticut

Jul 25, 2016
Johnathon Henninger

Women are trailing men in Connecticut when it comes to elected representation in city halls, the state legislature and Congress.

It's a trend that's found across the nation, despite Hillary Clinton being poised to accept the Democratic nomination for president this week.

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