By Sarah Lanford, Legislative Associate It has now been 74 days since Connecticut lawmakers failed to meet the budget deadline for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. One of only a few remaining states in the country without a budget in place for the coming year, Connecticut is on the precipice of a massive fiscal crisis. A […]
By Zack Cairns, Legislative Associate During yesterday’s briefing on the opioid crisis, President Donald Trump tabled the possibility of a national emergency declaration to counter the opioid epidemic – at least for now. The decision comes following the release of an interim report by the President’s opioid commission, which recommends that the President “Declare a national […]
By Zack Cairns, Legislative Associate The opioid epidemic was at the center of last week’s National Governors Association Summer Meeting in Providence, Rhode Island. Over 30 governors from around the country attended the meeting to hear successes and lessons from other states addressing the opioid crisis. Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker (R), North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper […]
Which chambers could flip in the November 8 elections?
Democrats could ideally win control of four lower and six upper chambers – do you know which ones?
Republicans could ideally win control of four lower and two upper chambers – do you know which ones?