| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:39 PM
The governor's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission on Monday called for some of the strongest gun control measures in the nation, including a ban on the sale or possession of any gun that can fire more than 10 bullets without reloading.
The ban would be...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:57 PM
General Assembly leaders, in announcing Tuesday the formation of a task force on the Newtown massacre, said they want to pass a major legislative response by the end of February but denied feeling pressured by New York state lawmakers' having already...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Eight days before Adam Lanza used a Bushmaster AR-15 semiautomatic rifle to kill 26 children and women on Dec. 14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, state officials offered the manufacturer of the gun a development deal to move its corporate...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 6:51 PM
With the nation watching, Newtown parents still grieving and gun owners objecting, legislative leaders Monday said they had met the solemn challenge presented by the Sandy Hook school massacre with a bipartisan agreement for the nation's strongest gun...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 4:56 PM
HARTFORD — Flanked by family members of Newtown massacre victims and the legislative leaders who spent months trying to respond to their tragedy, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a sweeping gun-control bill Thursday whose big provisions — such...
| Jul 5, 2013
State investigators now say their report on the Dec. 14 Newtown shootings will be released in the fall. The lead investigator had previously said he’d hoped it could be released by June. State’s Attorney Stephen Sedensky noted that 28 people...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:27 AM
The state Senate and House, after short debates, voted overwhelmingly early Wednesday to approve a bill blocking public disclosure of photos of homicide victims and some other records in reaction to the Newtown school massacre.
The Senate took up the...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 4:51 PM
A tentative deal to close a looming $365 million state budget deficit — the sort of topic that typically fuels blustery debates and commands attention at the Capitol — was agreed to quietly by legislative leaders and the governor's office in a...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Much of the story at Tuesday night's State of the Union speech will be about Connecticut, from the Newtown massacre to Manchester, where bullets killed eight employees at Hartford Distributors in 2010, to Bridgeport, where a 3-year-...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:57 PM
A gun-control group Tuesday issued the toughest proposals yet for new Connecticut restrictions on firearms after the Dec. 14 Newtown school massacre.
The measures include annual renewals of pistol permits, a ban on ammunition magazines holding more than...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:49 PM
President Barack Obama's landmark proposals to reduce gun violence echoed loudly through the state whose tragedy prompted them: Connecticut citizens and political leaders reacted mostly with praise, although gun owners said that the measures would...