The Day – A pause on tolls, marijuana and more gamingPosted by On

You win some, you lose some, and some get rained out.

The games that get rained out are played another day, and that’s what will likely happen to some of the issues that went before the Connecticut General Assembly this year and did not get a vote up or down.

It’s common for issues that would dramatically change public policy — the laws permitting same sex marriage and abolishing the death penalty come to mind — to need two or more sessions for legislators and their constituents to absorb the implications. In the session that was gaveled to a close Wednesday night, several proposals that grabbed attention at the start never matured to the point where the Democratic majority brought them to a full vote.

In today’s politics, that usually means there is a right and a left — a liberal and a conservative — way to view the issue, either fiscally or as public policy. It…

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