Executive & Legislative Nominations

When the newly elected Governor takes office, one of their first orders of business will be to appoint commissioners of the State’s Agencies and Departments. The executive nominations process also applies to heads of quasi-public agencies such as the Public Utilities...

State Bonding Process

Much like the state budget, Connecticut’s bonding process begins with a proposal for capital expenditures from the governor. At the beginning of each odd-numbered year, during which a biennial budget is to be adopted, the governor presents a proposed capital budget to...

Permanent Legislative Commissions

Among the nonpartisan arms of the legislature are three permanent commissions designed to provide the Governor and the legislature with research, guidance, and advocacy within particular areas of policy. These commissions includeThe Connecticut Commission on Women,...