It’s been twenty years since the governor and legislature in New York received a pay raise. But that might be changing in January. A panel formed to determine future pay for lawmakers is holding hearings and will make a recommendation by December 10.
U.S. Rep. Jim Himes has represented Connecticut’s 4 th Congressional District since January 2009. He just won his re-election bid, and now that the Democrats are in the majority, he is expected to have a larger role on the national stage.
Outgoing Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has offered incoming Governor Ned Lamont a blueprint to help balance the state’s next budget without raising taxes. State law requires Malloy to prepare a tentative budget for the incoming governor.