STEPHEN DUNN / HARTFORD COURANT
January 7, 2009
Gov. M. Jodi Rell addressed a joint session of the House and Senate Wednesday afternoon to mark the opening session of the 2009 legislature. Joining her on the dais are, from left to right: Rep. Chris Donovan, the new speaker of the House, Sen. Don Williams, Senate president pro tem, and Michael Fedele, lieutenant governor.