Legislature Wraps Up a Session Marked by Bipartisan Cooperation, Budget Pleasantries, and a Housing Hoopla

House Speaker Matt Ritter addresses the chamber on the last night of the 2023 session. Photo credit: Hugh McQuaid, CTNewsJunkie

Gov. Ned Lamont addressed the General Assembly just after midnight, applauding lawmakers for working together on a  bipartisan basis which shows ‘the Connecticut way.’

By Hugh McQuaid, CTNewsJunkie.com 

A day after passing a budget with overwhelming bipartisan support, the Connecticut legislature concluded its 2023 session Wednesday with the steady passage of bills in the House and a day-long filibuster by Republicans in the Senate.

Hours of stalemate on affordable housing and tenants’ rights in the legislature’s upper chamber stood in contrast to a session otherwise notable for its collaboration, typified by a $51.1 billion budget that included popular reductions in the state income tax and boosts in support for local schools.

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