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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Keno resurrected as Connecticut considers more casinos

    As lawmakers consider whether to allow satellite tribal casinos near the state's borders, the Connecticut Lottery Corporation wants permission to offer keno to help diversify its portfolio and protect its revenue stream to the state budget. Lottery...
  • Senate Will Take Up Bill To Expand Outreach to Women Veterans

    Senate Will Take Up Bill To Expand Outreach to Women Veterans
    The Senate is expected to approval a bill on Wednesday that aims to address a "gender gap" is support services for veterans. Senate Bill 904 would require the state Department of Veterans' Affairs to establish an outreach program for women veterans....
  • Activists Target State Supreme Court Chief Justice

    Activists Target State Supreme Court Chief Justice
    HARTFORD — Activists with a variety of grievances against the court system are joining together to try to scuttle the reappointment of one of Connecticut's most powerful jurists. Dozens of people are expected to converge on the Legislative...
  • State's Computer Security Requires Vigilant Defense

    State's Computer Security Requires Vigilant Defense
    If cybersecurity concerns are not on a list of urgent issues that Connecticut residents and legislators are thinking about, they should be. Hackers are constantly writing computer viruses and other forms of malware with the goals of disrupting our power...
  • Connecticut bill would allow kids to use medical marijuana

    Connecticut lawmakers are advancing a bill that would expand the state's medical marijuana program to children. The General Assembly's Judiciary Committee on Monday voted in favor of moving the legislation to the Senate for further consideration....
  • 'Right To Try' Law Won't Grant Access To Unapproved Drugs

    'Right To Try' Law Won't Grant Access To Unapproved Drugs
    Last month, the General Assembly's Public Health Committee unanimously approved and sent to the House floor a bill that purports to grant terminally ill patients access to medicines and therapies not yet approved by the federal Food and Drug...
  • Report: Nearby casinos will siphon $570M from Connecticut

    The Native American tribes proposing to build new casinos in Connecticut released a report Monday that says new facilities in New York and Massachusetts, if left unchecked, will siphon away $570 million annually in gambling revenue. The leaders of the...
  • Community news for Killingly edition

    Vendors wanted WAUREGAN – On Saturday, April 18 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. an Indoor Yard Sale is planned at The Sacred Heart Church, 620 Wauregan Road., Rt. 205, Brooklyn. Table rentals are $15 or two for $25. Call 860-774-5194 or 860-774-4701. PEP...
  • Four Things To Know At The Capitol

    1. Should farm wineries be allowed to sell brandy? Legislation that would allow those sales as long as the grapes are grown on the farm -- even if the brandy is produced elsewhere -- is up for review by the general law committee, LOB room 1D at 1:30 p.m....