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  • Archdiocese Plans Pilgrimage For Pope's Visit

    HARTFORD — Roman Catholics in the Archdiocese of Hartford are planning a pilgrimage to Philadelphia In September for Pope Francis' visit to the World Meeting of Families, the archdiocese announced Thursday. It will be Francis' first visit to the U....
  • Don't Saddle Towns With Exorbitant Mental Health Bill

    Don't Saddle Towns With Exorbitant Mental Health Bill
    The General Assembly is again considering mandated benefits to local police officers, firefighters and emergency medical services providers who witness a death, or arrive at the place of a death, up to six hours after the scene is secured. Such...
  • Connecticut chief justice reappointment clears committee

    A key legislative committee is supporting the reappointment of Chase Rogers as chief justice of the Connecticut State Supreme Court despite complaints from people frustrated by their experiences with the state's family, foreclosure and probate courts....
  • 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...
  • Letting Important Bills Die Is A Craven Way To Govern

    Letting Important Bills Die Is A Craven Way To Govern
    Legislation of wide public importance deserves debate and a vote rather than being left to expire at the whim of committee chairmen. Letting substantive bills die on the committee floor without a vote happens far too often in the General Assembly. It'...
  • Judicial critics opposing Connecticut justice renomination

    Critics of Connecticut's judicial system are gearing up to oppose the reappointment of Chase Rogers as the chief justice of the State Supreme Court. Upset with operations at the family, foreclosure and probate courts, activists were expected to turn...
  • At State Capitol, A Historic Rally For History

    At State Capitol, A Historic Rally For History
    HARTFORD — It's peak season for the parade of interest groups at the Capitol. Wednesday might have been the busiest day yet — and it brought a twist of history. Hospital and nursing home groups, women business owners, nonprofit social...
  • 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...