March 14, 2018

Tomorrow (3/15/18): The General Law Committee will hear public testimonies on: 

  • H.B. No. 5458, which would legalize recreational marijuana for ages 21 and up.  

  • S.B. No. 431, which would change drug statutes to prohibit prescribers from prescribing control...

July 13, 2017

(This post has been updated.)

Since the close of the legislative session, Governor Malloy has been reviewing the bills that were passed by the House and Senate. He signed his final bills on July 12th, making a total of 262 signed and 4 vetoed.

Below are the 2017 Public A...

July 10, 2017

This past Friday, July 7, Governor Malloy signed HB 7312 into law, creating Public Act 17-147. This law includes the establishment of a Mental Health Community Investment Account within the General Fund. It will allow taxpayers to directly contribute from their refunds...

June 20, 2017

Public Act 17-178 was just passed! This law fights discrimination by removing the requirement that healthcare professionals with a diagnosed behavioral health disorder report their diagnosis to the state Department of Public Health. Please thank the Public Health...

June 14, 2017

The Southwest Regional Mental Health Board will recognize State Representative Cristin McCarthy Vahey of Fairfield at its Annual Meeting on June 22. This year's meeting features guest speaker Billy Bromage of the Yale Program for Recovery and Community Health, who will...

June 5, 2017

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