Constitutional Offices

During campaign season, the gubernatorial election tends to overshadow the other constitutional candidates. But as advocates we understand that these offices are fundamental to the operations of the State, and they hold a considerable amount of both statutory and...

The Governor of Connecticut

The Governor of Connecticut is elected every four years, with no limit on the number of terms they may serve. During the general election gubernatorial candidates campaign with and are elected alongside their Lt. Governor. However, during the primaries candidates for...

Caucus Leadership

With November around the corner and all eyes on the general election, one topic that is already gaining more attention is the issue of party leadership. Party leadership includes the Speaker of the House, President Pro Tempore of the Senate and majority and minority...

Regulations

In this blog series so far, we have talked a lot about the various aspects of the legislative process. In this article we will focus on the regulation process. When the legislature passes legislation, it is the executive branch agencies and departments that implement...

Bill Referrals  

The Connecticut General Assembly has twenty-five permeant legislative committees. When a legislator proposes a bill, it is submitted to a committee that has responsibility for the proposed bill’s subject matter. This is called referring the bill to the “committee of...