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  • Bill making it easier to change gender on records progresses

    A bill that would make it easier for transgender people to update their names and gender on their birth certificates is progressing through the Connecticut General Assembly. An early vote showed the proposed legislation cleared the legislature's Public...
  • Catholic Leaders To Deliver Petitions Opposing Aid-In-Dying Legislation

    The Catholic church in Connecticut is ramping up its effort to stop a bill that would permit physicians to prescribe a lethal dose of medication to help terminally ill patients end their lives. On Monday at 11 a.m., Michael C. Culhane, executive...
  • Bill makes it easier to change gender on birth certificates

    Connecticut is considering ways to make it easier for transgender people to update their names and genders on their birth certificates. The state already has a law on the books allowing people to change the sex on their birth certificates, as long as...
  • Package Store Owners Versus Liquor Superstore In Battle Of Lobbyists

    Package Store Owners Versus Liquor Superstore In Battle Of Lobbyists
    MANCHESTER — It's the sort of place wine and beer enthusiasts dream about and package stores have nightmares over: A big-box booze behemoth offering thousands of different brands, including some you can find nowhere else. Total Wines & More opened...
  • Dueling juvenile sentencing bills still under consideration

    State lawmakers are working on a legislative compromise to bring Connecticut in line with two U.S. Supreme Court rulings addressing lengthy prison sentences for juvenile offenders. The General Assembly's Judiciary Committee on Friday was considering...
  • Police body camera bill clears Connecticut committee

    A bill that could lead to Connecticut police officers wearing body cameras is moving through the General Assembly. The Judiciary Committee on Friday narrowly passed a bill, 22-to-19, requiring various police officials to determine when body-worn...
  • Connecticut panel scraps proposed charter school moratorium

    A legislative proposal to place a two-year moratorium on new charter schools in Connecticut has hit a snag. The General Assembly's Education Committee on Friday scrapped a proposal that would prevent the state's education commissioner from approving more...
  • Charter School Funding Vital For Growth

    Charter School Funding Vital For Growth
    I am the proud mother of three sons who attend Achievement First schools in Hartford. I have a junior and a freshman at the Achievement First Hartford High School and a fifth-grader at the Achievement First Summit Middle School. My family has been part of...
  • Ben Barnes: Connecticut Needs Serious Budget Talk

    Ben Barnes: Connecticut Needs Serious Budget Talk
    It's budget season again and, like many other states, Connecticut faces real challenges. Although our economy is finally headed in the right direction — we grew more than 24,000 jobs in 2014, our best year since 1998 — the constrictions on...
  • Legislative Committee Eliminates Charter Moratorium From Bill

    Legislative Committee Eliminates Charter Moratorium From Bill
    Before voting Friday on a bill aimed at strengthening the regulation of charter schools, the legislature's education committee cut out a controversial proposal that would have placed a two-year moratorium on new charter schools. "I was persuaded that...
  • Five Things To Know At The Capitol Today

    Five Things To Know At The Capitol Today
    1. Will the new CTfastrak bus route change the way you commute? A ribbon cutting for the new bus rapid transit system is scheduled for Friday, followed by a round-trip tour of the bus-only roadway. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, Department...