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  • GOP Unveils 30-Year, $37.4 Billion Transportation Plan

    GOP Unveils 30-Year, $37.4 Billion Transportation Plan
    HARTFORD - State Republican legislators unveiled a 30-year, $37.4 billion transportation plan Tuesday that they said can be covered with no tolls and no tax increases. The Republicans said the state should spend at least $1 billion each year for the...
  • GOP Legislators Unveil 30-Year Transportation Plan

    GOP Legislators Unveil 30-Year Transportation Plan
    State Republican legislators unveiled a 30-year, $37.4 billion transportation plan Tuesday that they said can be covered with no tolls and no tax increases. The Republicans released the plan at the state Capitol, saying that the state should spend at...
  • Slots Proposal Declared Dead For The Year

    Slots Proposal Declared Dead For The Year
    In a major blow for an expansion of gambling, the Senate majority leader said Monday that a proposal to legalize slot machines outside two Indian casinos is dead for this year. Senator Bob Duff, a key player who controls the agenda with the Senate...
  • Bill Would Bar Driving With Pet On Lap

    Bill Would Bar Driving With Pet On Lap
    HARTFORD (AP) - Connecticut lawmakers are considering whether to make it illegal for pets to ride in a vehicle while sitting on the driver's lap. Under a bill before the General Assembly's Transportation Committee, people found driving with a pet on...
  • Uber Makes Its Case In Connecticut

    Uber Makes Its Case In Connecticut
    HARTFORD — As state officials await a report about Internet-based ride-sharing companies in Connecticut, Uber representatives are saying they wouldn't object to "reasonable" regulations. Company spokeswoman Nicole Benincasa also told the General...
  • College Athletes As Employees? That Raises Questions In Connecticut

    College Athletes As Employees? That Raises Questions In Connecticut
    A state legislator introduced a bill this session that would define some college athletes at public institutions as employees, allowing them to collectively bargain for increased benefits, such as better medical coverage, compensation when their name or...
  • It's Too Easy For Police To View Private Cellphone Data Under Connecticut Law, ACLU Says

    Under a little-noticed state law passed in 2005 to keep pace with rapidly advancing telecommunication technology, police departments in Connecticut have obtained at least 13,500 court orders to gain access to citizens' cellphone records without meeting...
  • Tribes: Plans To Expand Slots Would Invalidate Revenue Deal

    Tribes: Plans To Expand Slots Would Invalidate Revenue Deal
    HARTFORD — A bill that would legalize slot machines outside the state's two Indian casinos took a huge hit Friday when both the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes said the plan would violate their revenue-sharing compacts with the state....
  • Bipartisan Panel: Plans To Regionalize Will Save Towns Money

    Bipartisan Panel: Plans To Regionalize Will Save Towns Money
    HARTFORD — Regionalism has been a buzzword at the state Capitol for more than a generation as lawmakers sought to encourage cities and towns to band together to save money. This year, House Speaker Brendan Sharkey believes some of those much...
  • Hartford Police, Officials Back Malloy's Second-Chance Initiatives

    Hartford Police, Officials Back Malloy's Second-Chance Initiatives
    HARTFORD — Members of the city's police department, community groups and faith-based organizations said Wednesday that they are backing a plan by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to make sweeping changes to Connecticut's drug laws, which include...
  • Rocky Hill Approves Medical Marijuana Business Regulations

    ROCKY HILL – The planning and zoning commission has adopted regulations governing where state-licensed producers and dispensers of medical marijuana can do business. The new regulations restrict the operation of state-licensed production facilities...