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  • Local Connecticut leaders press for level state funding

    Leaders of Connecticut cities and towns are urging lawmakers to protect current levels of state aid. More than 70 municipal leaders are expected to appear at the state Capitol on Tuesday for the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities' "Day on the Hill....
  • Legislature Now A Battleground For Big Shellfish Companies And State Regulators

    Legislature Now A Battleground For Big Shellfish Companies And State Regulators
    HARTFORD — Ten companies control about 90 percent of Connecticut shellfish grounds, and the people who run those operations want dramatic changes in the way the state oversees and regulates their industry. Connecticut's largest shellfish companies...
  • Budget Hikes Taxes Rather Than Confront Spending

    Budget Hikes Taxes Rather Than Confront Spending
    Just four years ago, Connecticut lawmakers enacted the largest tax increase in state history, collecting an additional $1.3 billion. Now, taxpayers are being told that it wasn't enough — taxes must be raised again. Will it ever be enough? Gov....
  • Stamford zoning officials mull medical marijuana sites

    Stamford zoning officials are considering whether to establish medical marijuana factories and dispensaries in some neighborhoods. The Stamford Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/1GD8rsc ) that the Zoning Board has begun crafting a proposal to allow the...
  • Public hearing planned on allowing keno in Connecticut

    State lawmakers will hear testimony on the latest proposal to allow the Connecticut Lottery Corporation to offer keno. A public hearing was planned Wednesday on the bill, which is similar to an agreement ultimately repealed last year by the General...
  • Don't Saddle Towns With Exorbitant Mental Health Bill

    Don't Saddle Towns With Exorbitant Mental Health Bill
    The General Assembly is again considering mandated benefits to local police officers, firefighters and emergency medical services providers who witness a death, or arrive at the place of a death, up to six hours after the scene is secured. Such...
  • Connecticut chief justice reappointment clears committee

    A key legislative committee is supporting the reappointment of Chase Rogers as chief justice of the Connecticut State Supreme Court despite complaints from people frustrated by their experiences with the state's family, foreclosure and probate courts....
  • Aid-In-Dying Bill Fails To Get A Vote By Legislative Committee

    Aid-In-Dying Bill Fails To Get A Vote By Legislative Committee
    HARTFORD — For the third time in three years, aid-in-dying legislation has stalled at the state Capitol. Advocates on both sides of the emotional issue say the legislature's Judiciary Committee has opted not to vote on House Bill 7015, which would...
  • Letting Important Bills Die Is A Craven Way To Govern

    Letting Important Bills Die Is A Craven Way To Govern
    Legislation of wide public importance deserves debate and a vote rather than being left to expire at the whim of committee chairmen. Letting substantive bills die on the committee floor without a vote happens far too often in the General Assembly. It'...
  • Judicial critics opposing Connecticut justice renomination

    Critics of Connecticut's judicial system are gearing up to oppose the reappointment of Chase Rogers as the chief justice of the State Supreme Court. Upset with operations at the family, foreclosure and probate courts, activists were expected to turn...
  • Connecticut bill targeting women veterans clears Senate

    Legislation that attempts to make women veterans in Connecticut more aware of available programs and services is moving through the General Assembly. The Senate on Wednesday voted unanimously in favor of the bill, which creates a new awareness program...