2017 Legislative Session
"Environmental Watchlist" as of 6/7/17
Many bills and funding priorities this session will greatly affect how our state protects the environment. CTLCV has created an "Environmental Watchlist" of bills we are tracking this session at the Connecticut General Assembly. Sign up to receive information as the session progresses by clicking the Get Action Alerts button on this page. Read background information and CTLCV's testimony on key issues.
State Constitutional Amendment to Protect Open Space
CTLCV has significant concerns about the bills listed below. All would significantly weaken our state’s ability to protect our natural resources, and in many instances, could endanger the public’s health and safety. We are OPPOSED to these ill-conceived initiatives:
Critical environmental funding is at risk in the state budget!
Conservation programs that impact important land, air, water, wildlife, waste and clean energy programs are facing budget cuts this session. See advocates' testimony.
ENV - Environment, ET - Energy and Technology, PH - Public Health, PD - Planning and Development, GAE - Government and Administration, TR - Transportation, CE - Commerce, KID - Children, JUD - Judiciary
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