Connecticut House of Representatives

Office of Conn. Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey (D-88)

Brendan Sharkey, speaker of the Connecticut House of Representatives, is retiring. The 54-year-old Hamden Democrat announced his retirement in a closed door meeting with his staff in Hartford on Monday.

Office of Conn. State Rep. Roberta Willis

The Connecticut Senate passed a revised budget in special session on Thursday. The bill plugs a nearly $1 billion budget hole through spending cuts and the shedding of hundreds of state workers for the next fiscal year that begins on July 1.

Pat O'Neil

In the final days of Connecticut's legislative session, House Republican Leader Lawrence Cafero reflects  on his time in office.