LINK TO C.G.A. ABOVE...SESSION DAYS AND OTHER MEETINS FROM FEBRUARY 5th TO MAY 6th 2020...

             
SHORT SESSION 2020
- education?  Will transportation matters (truck tolls) been resolved?  How about this OP-ED...

NEW LEGISLATURE TO BE ELECTED IN 2020...will this have any effect on what gets discussed?

CCM has an idea to deal with issue avoidance:  https://ctmirror.org/2019/11/12/ccm-tries-to-get-a-little-louder-on-property-tax-relief/




TABLE OF CONTENTS TO ACTIVITIES DURING SHORT SESSION:  

OLR
  REPORT IN ADVANCE OF SESSION: 
https://cga.ct.gov/olr/Documents/year/MI/2020MI-20200109_Major%20Issues%20for%202020.pdf

CLOSING DAY - INCLUDED PASSAGE OF AN IMPLEMENTER BILL - OUR REVIEW OF WHAT WE FOUND OF INTEREST

OPENING DAY DOINGS

SESSION DAYS - BLOW BY BLOW

LINK to JF deadlines for all Committees.  Those we watch closely:
 
Planning & Development,

Environment,

Energy & Technology,

Transportation.

Others more casually as the Session requires - such as F, R & B, Approps, and perhaps Housing...Education...




FROM THE PRESS


COURANT Editorial on "combating hate crime and right-wing extremism" proposal
https://www.courant.com/opinion/editorials/hc-ed-state-police-hate-crimes-senate-democrats-0126-20200126-5q4rbymplzb6ndritdhdy2uqgq-story.html


Results in Greenwich Special Election - Harry Arora elected State Rep.

RETURN OF POT...
https://www.thehour.com/local/article/Senate-president-Time-has-come-to-legalize-14991621.php?src=nwkhpcp#photo-13291403


WHAT HAPPENED TO PROPERTY TAX RELIEF?
https://ctmirror.org/2020/01/21/lamonts-property-tax-relief-pledge-comes-due-in-february/



DEMOGRAPHICS:

https://www.ctnewsjunkie.com/archives/entry/20200120_new_yorkers_relocating_to_fairfield_county_softens_connecticuts/


INTERESTING POPULATION NET MIGRATION STORY.  In Weston, you get what you pay for...
Maybe if they are high on weed they'll say "Yes" to tollsRead all about population change Census estimates 2018 here.






MAGIC:



IS 2020 THE YEAR FOR TURNING C.G.S. ON ITS HEAD?
"Usual suspects" we follow (Joint Committees of the C.G.A.):  How does each relate to affordable housing/planning enabling statutes?