marijuana

Jeff Chiu / AP

The Connecticut state House will hold a vote to legalize adult recreational marijuana in a special session on Wednesday. The state Senate passed the bill for the second time in a week during a special session Tuesday night.

Conn. Gov. Ned Lamont
Jessica Hill / AP

Connecticut Democrats and Republicans said they are pleased with the just-concluded General Assembly session. Democrats got most of their agenda through, while Republicans successfully blocked most new taxes that were proposed.

Connecticut Speaker of the House Matt Ritter, D-Hartford, pulls up his mask during session at the State Capitol, Monday, April 19, 2021.
Jessica Hill / Associated Press

Connecticut lawmakers are likely to end their regular legislative session tonight with unfinished business. That would require them to return for a special session. This year it’s not the budget that has lawmakers running down the clock.

Jim Mone / AP

A bill to legalize marijuana in Connecticut won’t come up for a vote on the last day of the legislative session. Democratic leaders said they expected Republicans would filibuster the bill until the session ends at midnight.

Jeff Chiu / AP

Connecticut may be on the verge of legalizing recreational marijuana after years of debate. A bill has passed the state Senate — it’s now before the House of Representatives, and Governor Ned Lamont said he’ll sign it.

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