Connecticut -- Politics and government
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Betty Hudson papers
This collection is comprised of papers relating to Betty Hudson's career as a local and state politician and a human services employee, as well as her personal views on feminist and social issues such as gender titles, sexual assault, domestic violence, child support, gay rights, disabled rights, and equal rights. The collection contains personal and political papers, bill files, campaign files, clippings, editorials, correspondence, photographs, publications, and artifacts.
Billie (Helen) Hill political memorabilia collection
This collection is comprised of papers and materials relating to Billie Hill's career working for several Democratic politicians, as well as her personal interests in and relationships with various political candidates. The collection contains personal and political papers, clippings, correspondence, photographs, publications, and artifacts.
Commission on State Government Organization records
The Commission used nineteen survey units to study various aspects of state government and make organizational recommendations.
Commission on the Reorganization of State Departments records
The Commission made recommendations and proposed legislation to streamline State government that at the time consisted of 160 agencies among the three branches.
Commission to Investigate & Report on a Civil Administration Code records
The Commission was created in 1919 "to investigate and report on a civil administration code." It collected data on state government organization and expenditures, took testimony from government officials and others, held public hearings between April and May 1920, and drafted its final report.
Commission to Investigate the Advisability of Consolidating Certain State Boards and Commissions and to Investigate the Public Health Laws records
The Commission studied the reorganization and consolidation of boards and commissions and revision of the public health laws.
This subgroup is comprised of volumes of Engrossed Bills. Engrossed Bills are those legislative acts and resolutions that having been passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate are appropriately signed by the Engrossing Committee, Clerk of the Senate, President of the Senate, Clerk of the House, Speaker of the House, and the Governor.
General Assembly papers, 1803-1870, bulk 1821-1870
General Assembly papers, 1871-2010
The General Assembly Papers begin in the year 1803 and continue through 2010. The papers described here cover the years 1871-2010. They consist of official papers that document the activities of the General Assembly such as petitions, appointments, proclamations, resolutions, amendments, committee reports, Public and Special Acts, rejected bills, and unfinished business.
Irving J. Stolberg Personal and Political Papers
Papers and documents from the private and public life of Connecticut Representative and Speaker of the House Irving J. Stolberg.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission records
Rejected bills, 1808-1870
The Rejected bills described here cover the years 1808-1870. Rejected bills contain petitions, appointments, amendments, committee reports, drafts of legislation, and drafts of resolutions that did not pass. RG 002:014, Rejected Bills, 1808-1870, to see the complete finding aid and container list (pdf).
Rejected bills, 1871-1911
The Rejected bills described here cover the years 1871-1911. Rejected bills contain petitions, appointments, amendments, committee reports, drafts of legislation, and drafts of resolutions that did not pass.
RG 002:004, General Assembly Papers African Americans and Native Americans, 1808-1870
Senator George "Doc" Gunther oral history
Senator Terry (Theresa) Gerratana records
This subgroup is comprised of records relating to Senator Terry Gerratana's legislative career in the Connecticut State Senate. These records include drafts of proposed, raised, and substitute Senate, House, and Governor's bills, as well as the notes, research, testimonies, and other information Senator Gerratana gathered in the course of her work.
"The Emergence of Political Women in Connecticut: 1920-1945" project interviewed women who were active in the political life of Connecticut between 1920 and 1945. There are 21 transcripts.
Also in the collection is the transcript of a series of interviews conducted in 2008 with Senator George L. "Doc" Gunther.