Charles Miller

Community News For The Enfield Edition

CT Domestic Violence Laws

HARTFORD — On Feb. 23, State Rep. Gary Byron (R-Newington) along with a bipartisan group of legislators and the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) called on Connecticut to change its existing family violence law. The proposal raises a concept in the Judiciary Committee would add a 'dominant aggressive' provision to law in an effort to reduce Connecticut intimate partner violence dual arrest rate which currently stands out more than twice the national average.

State Reps. Brian Ohler (R-North Canaan), William Petit (R-Plainville), Pam Staneski (R-Milford), Gary Byron (R-Newington) and Sen. John Kissel (R-Enfield)...