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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • How To Get To Bipartisan Consensus On Firearms

    How To Get To Bipartisan Consensus On Firearms
    As long as there have been guns in America, there has been regulation. The General Assembly is considering a number of laws dealing with firearms — proposed from both sides of the political aisle — which gives the legislature a rare...
  • Best Politician

    Best Politician
    This West Hartford Democrat who now serves as the state Senate's deputy majority leader and is chairwoman of the General Assembly's appropriations committee, long has focused on education, children's and social justice issues. Senator Beth Bye   1st...
  • State DOT Issuing Reports On Transportation Maintenance Needs

    To support Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's pitch for a 30-year construction initiative, the state transportation department is issuing reports detailing how Connecticut's infrastructure is on course to deteriorate. Currently about 4 percent of state-maintained...
  • 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...
  • Connecticut farm wineries seek change in brandy law

    Connecticut lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow permitted farm wineries to sell brandy that's been distilled off-site. The proposed legislation, up for a vote Monday in the General Assembly's General Law Committee, would allow the farms...