Martin M. Looney

Senate President Pro Tempore

Martin M. Looney

An Advocate for Us

March 23, 2020

Legislative Leaders Postpone Legislative Business Until April 13

Today, Democratic and Republican legislative leaders announced that legislative business including committee meetings and public hearings will be postponed until April 13. The Legislative Office Building, State Capitol, and the Old State House will be closed during that time.

Legislative leaders will meet the week of April 6 to determine if further action needs to be taken.

In a joint statement, Speaker of the House Joe Aresimowicz, Senate President Martin M. Looney, House Majority Leader Matt Ritter, Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff, House Minority Leader Themis Klarides, and Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano said:

“The General Assembly will continue to postpone all committee meetings, public hearings, and other legislative business until April 13. Protecting Connecticut residents during this public health emergency is our priority during this time and we will be in constant communication to determine if any further action needs to be taken.”