11 key issues for Connecticut legislature in 2021 include marijuana, sports betting and affordable housing

11 key issues for Connecticut legislature in 2021 include marijuana, sports betting and affordable housing

Article brief provided by Hartford Courant
  • Michael Hamad and Christopher Keating, Hartford Courant
January 4, 2021 4:00 AM
  • Michael Hamad and Christopher Keating, Hartford Courant

    The Connecticut legislature is scheduled to convene on Jan. 6 and will adjourn on June 9. While there are a number of fresh faces at the Capitol this year, many key issues that will be under consideration over the next five months — including recreational marijuana and sports betting — are far from new.

    Here are 11 of the most significant issues the General Assembly is expected to tackle this year: