Updated: Jan 9, 2013 12:04 PM
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — There are some new faces in the Connecticut General Assembly.
On Wednesday, the opening day of the regular legislative session, 30 new members of the House of Representatives and five new senators took the oath of office, along with their incumbent colleagues.
Despite the sizeable number of newcomers, the balance of political power in the General Assembly is remaining the same. Democrats still control both chambers by the exact same number of seats.
In the House, there are 99 Democrats and 52 Republicans. In the Senate, there are 22 Democrats and 14 Republicans.
Lawmakers have until the June 5 adjournment to finish their work.
Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Did you like this article? Vote it up or down! And don't forget to add your comments below!
We welcome your thoughtful comments. Be the first to participate in the discussion. All comments will display your username and avatar.
Sign in or join now to post a comment. All comments will display your username and avatar.
Denise L. Nappier
Click the links below to get in touch with your elected officials.
Copyright © 2009 – 2014 LIN Media. All rights reserved.
Federal Budget News | Videos |
Races | Offices |
Opinion | Activity Stream
Terms and Conditions |
RSS Feed |