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  • House Gives Final Passage to Labor Education Bill

    A bill directing the state Department of Education to provide local school districts with a curriculum on labor history and free-market capitalism is headed to the desk of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. The measure cleared the House of Representatives Monday...
  • Bill requires early background checks for school workers

    Applicants for public school positions will have to undergo a criminal background check shortly after being hired, under a bill that's moving through the Connecticut General Assembly. According to the proposed legislation, each person hired by a local or...
  • FAA Green Lights Drone Use For Connecticut Businesses

    FAA Green Lights Drone Use For Connecticut Businesses
    More drones will soon be humming overhead in Connecticut. They will lessen the need to climb ladders for roof inspections or rent helicopters for aerial views of real estate. They will assess storm damage more quickly and safely, and survey crops more...
  • Rally planned at Connecticut Capitol for AIDS Awareness Day

    AIDS activists and advocates are expected to rally at the Connecticut state Capitol this week. Tuesday will mark the 15th Annual AIDS Awareness Day in Connecticut. The event is sponsored by AIDS Connecticut and is intended to raise awareness and to...
  • Rally Planned At Capitol For AIDS Awareness Day

    HARTFORD (AP) — AIDS activists and advocates are expected to rally at the Connecticut state Capitol this week. Tuesday will mark the 15th Annual AIDS Awareness Day in Connecticut. The event is sponsored by AIDS Connecticut and is intended to raise...
  • House OKs Bill That Restricts Police Crossing Town Borders

    House OKs Bill That Restricts Police Crossing Town Borders
    HARTFORD — The state House of Representatives approved a bill Tuesday that prevents police from crossing town lines to enforce local ordinances or municipal codes. The bill stemmed from an incident in February 2014 involving former major league...
  • House Votes For New Crime Of Electronic Stalking

    House Votes For New Crime Of Electronic Stalking
    HARTFORD – A measure that sailed through the House of Representatives would put a new crime on the books in Connecticut: electronic stalking. The bill would make it illegal to repeatedly use a global positioning system "or similar electronic...
  • House Approves Bill that Requires Education Commissioner to Have Classroom, Administrative Experience

    House Approves Bill that Requires Education Commissioner to Have Classroom, Administrative Experience
    Candidates seeking to become Connecticut's top education official would need classroom experience under a bill approved by the House of Representatives Thursday. House Bill 6977, which cleared the chamber on a vote of 138 to 5, would require the state...
  • Fradiani Fever Hits the Connecticut Capitol

    Fradiani Fever Hits the Connecticut Capitol
    The Connecticut Senate took a break from important matters of public policy Thursday to congratulate newly minted American Idol winner Nick Fradiani. "He's the hometown hero of the town of Guilford and really represents a Connecticut story we can all be...
  • Newington Zoning Board Opposes Malloy Proposal

    NEWINGTON — The zoning commission approved a resolution Wednesday opposing Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposal for a new authority to guide development around CTfastrak and other transit stations. The town hosts two CTfrastrak stops. The vote was 5-...
  • Bill Pitting Trial Lawyers Against Doctors Clears State Senate

    The state Senate on Thursday passed a heavily lobbied bill that would expand the timeframe for those who were injured as children to file negligence lawsuits. Senate Bill 1028 would allow people to sue for personal injuries they suffered when they...