Connecticut Legislative Update June 2023

End of Session Wrap-up Connecticut’s 2023 legislative session came to a close on June 7th at midnight. It was a long session that produced a two-year, $51 billion state budget that passed both chambers with bipartisan support and was signed by the governor. The package, which spends $25.1 billion next fiscal year and $26 billion […]

Connecticut Legislative Update May 2023

The Connecticut General Assembly is on the countdown to a June 7th adjournment. Although a little less than a week is left there is much business to do and legislators will work round the clock to complete as much as they can before sine die (adjournment of the legislature). Among the business left to finish […]

LDAC 2023 Legislative Priorities

Affordable/Mixed Use Housing Funding for Unemployment Compensation Loans from Feds Highway Use Tax Minimum Wage Predictive Scheduling Clean Air Act

LDAC Legislative Update
April 2023

Budget Update Last week the Appropriations and Finance Revenue and Bonding Committees unveiled their response to Governor Lamont’s budget package that was put forth in February. Due to the fiscal guardrails the General Assembly continued, which include a spending cap, the legislative budget was not much different than the Governor’s. The cap ensures that the […]

Connecticut Legislative Update
March 2023

State News: March was an extremely busy month for the CT General Assembly. Committees were working hard engaging in public hearings and voting on bills that will make their way to the House and Senate floors. Many bills have died and we are now left with a set of proposals that have a real likelihood […]

Press Conference – Connecticut Highway Use Tax

On Wednesday, March 8, Joe Cecarelli, the LDAC Legislative Chair, spoke at a press conference held by House Minority Leader Vincent Candalora (R) on the Connecticut Highway Use Tax. Rep. Candalora was supported by the entire House Republican Caucus. Joe was one of seven speakers including from the CT Farm Bureau, several trucking organizations, a […]

Connecticut Legislative Update
February 2023

Budget Update: Governor Lamont unveiled his second biennial budget to the General Assembly earlier thismonth. Connecticut is enjoying a $3.1 billion dollar surplus, a 14% cushion, which is the secondlargest in State history. The Governor’s proposed budget included income tax cuts for the middleclass. This is the first time that there has been a proposed […]

Connecticut Regulations You Should Know

While there are many laws in Connecticut regarding topics such as employment, health and safety, and motor vehicles and licenses, there are also regulations associated with those laws. Below are some regulations and rules you should be familiar with from various state agencies along with some helpful resources. To see all CT regulations, click here. […]

Connecticut Legislative Update
January 2023

State News: The 2023 Connecticut General Assembly convened January 4th and swore in members surrounded by friends and family. Newly elected constitutional officers and the Governor were also sworn in, and all headed to the Inaugural Ball that evening. State Representative Quentin Williams, who attended the ball, was unfortunately struck by a wrong way driver […]

Connecticut Legislative Update
May 2022


The Connecticut General Assembly concluded the 2021 session on May 4th. It was a fast and furious session that began and concluded in just 90 days. Large issues were tackled in a lingering COVID environment. Children’s mental health and the budget were the two main priorities of the session. Come November, all Constitutional office holders […]