Government & Politics

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Earlier this week, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a new system for state government to respond to requests under the Freedom of Information Law. It would allow citizens, and members of the media, seeking government documents to go to one online site to request information from multiple state agencies. 

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Connecticut lawmakers have failed to override any of Governor Dannel Malloy’s seven vetoes of bills passed this year. The General Assembly held a veto override session on Monday.

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For the first time since 2010 the Democratic candidate for governor in Connecticut will likely not receive state money to campaign this year.

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The 2018 legislative session ended quietly, as Democrats and Republicans in the legislature failed to agree on major issues and exited the Capitol until next January. Although Governor Cuomo is now leaving the door open to calling them back. 

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Lawmakers busily passed bills on the final day of the 2018 legislative session in New York, but as the final evening approached they were unable to reach agreement on many major issues.