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  • Report: Stronger Response Needed For Children Who Witness Domestic Violence

    After a year in which six children were present when their mothers were murdered, advocates are recommending that the state pay more attention to young people who experience domestic violence. In a new report, a group of child advocates and other...
  • Consumer Chief Supports Adding 3 Ailments To Medical Marijuana Program

    Connecticut will move forward with a change in regulation to expand the Medical Marijuana Program by adding three medical conditions to the original 11 that allow a person to buy and use marijuana in the state. Consumer Protection Commissioner Jonathan A...
  • Republicans Fight Over Senate GOP's Hire Of 'Unindicted Co-Conspirator' From Rowland Case

    Republicans Fight Over Senate GOP's Hire Of 'Unindicted Co-Conspirator' From Rowland Case
    When a Republican does something questionable politically, it's generally Democrats who criticize him or her, and vice-versa. But here's a case of Republicans blasting other Republicans in public; it's another example of the polarizing power of twice-...
  • Bond Premiums Best Used On Capital Projects

    Bond Premiums Best Used On Capital Projects
    As state treasurer, I am charged with managing the state's bonding programs in a manner that minimizes the cost of the borrowing we undertake. And where there are opportunities to get more bang for our buck, so to speak, then I will fight for it. I am...
  • Gun Control Opponents Fail To Scuttle Malloy Judicial Appointee

    HARTFORD — Legislators handily approved a former state representative's appointment as a Superior Court judge Friday, despite strong opposition from the NRA and other gun rights groups. Auden C. Grogins, a Democrat who represented Bridgeport in the...
  • Lawmakers Seek To Limit Use Of Shackles On Juveniles In Court

    Concerns about the use of shackles on juveniles in court have prompted two lawmakers, Rep. Bruce Morris of Norwalk and Rep. Toni Walker of New Haven, to introduce legislation to limit the use of restraints. The proposals are in response to advocates'...
  • Legislators Seek To Open Window On UConn Foundation

    Legislators Seek To Open Window On UConn Foundation
    For years, attempts to require the University of Connecticut Foundation to be more open about how it raises and spends millions of dollars each year have fizzled in the legislature. But this year, new efforts to shed more light on the foundation's...
  • General Assembly To Take Up Aid-In-Dying Bill

    General Assembly To Take Up Aid-In-Dying Bill
    HARTFORD — For the third time in two years, the General Assembly is poised to take up a controversial bill that would permit doctors to legally prescribe a lethal dose of medication to patients with less than six months to live. But this time, the...
  • Nick Balletto Named Democratic State Chairman

    HARTFORD — Nick Balletto, former town chairman in New Haven, has been unanimously elected as the Connecticut Democratic Party's replacement for longtime state Chairwoman Nancy DiNardo. Balletto is a skilled political insider who was New Haven's...
  • State Rep. Wants To Take Dog Breed Out of Homeowners Policy Equation

    State Rep. Wants To Take Dog Breed Out of Homeowners Policy Equation
    A Connecticut lawmaker wants to make it illegal for insurance companies to inquire about or discriminate against a specific breed of dog when issuing a homeowners insurance policy, but industry advocates say such a law would only make all homeowners...
  • Stage is Set for Aid-In-Dying Showdown

    Stage is Set for Aid-In-Dying Showdown
    For the third time in two years, the General Assembly is poised to take up a controversial bill that would permit doctors to legally prescribe a lethal dose of medication to patients with less than six months to live. But this time, the bill will be...