| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:08 PM
The state Senate's top leader escalated his criticism Monday of proposed legislation which, in reaction to the 2012 Newtown school killings, would significantly restrict citizens' right to obtain law enforcement records such as tapes of 911 emergency...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 8:07 AM
Frente a la creciente crítica a la implantación de las nuevas normas académicas y otras reformas escolares de este año, el gobernador Dannel P. Malloy pidió el martes una desaceleración significante del nuevo programa de evaluación docente, un...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Connecticut legislative leaders are just pleased as punch that Gov. Dannel Malloy has now signed a bill that appears to require foods with genetically modified organisms to be labeled so consumers know what they're buying.
Except it doesn't require...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 4:06 PM
A promising part of gun control legislation passed this week by Connecticut's General Assembly was the creation of a deadly weapons offender registry.
At least it started out as a good idea, before it got derailed.
The new law says that as of Jan. 1,...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:44 PM
Legislators scrambled Wednesday to finish their work on the final day of the 2013 session – granting final approval for more than $2 billion in bond projects, allowing police to withhold crime-scene photographs of murder victims, and legalizing...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:26 AM
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — With an announcement of sweeping proposals to curb gun violence, Connecticut lawmakers said they are hoping to send a message to Congress and other state legislators across the country: A bipartisan agreement on gun control is...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:57 PM
General Assembly leaders, in announcing Tuesday the formation of a task force on the Newtown massacre, said they want to pass a major legislative response by the end of February but denied feeling pressured by New York state lawmakers' having already...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Salary increases for state judges might well be among the casualties of the state's deepening budget crisis if comments by top state legislative leaders are any indication.
"Any expenditure of this kind will be difficult, if not impossible, given the...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 12:55 PM
The head of the Connecticut NAACP calls it “astonishing and heart breaking” that the legislative committee deciding on how this state’s political boundaries should be redrawn doesn’t have a single minority member.
The absence of...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:40 PM
Online lottery ticket sales, even online poker, could become a reality if Connecticut lawmakers approve new forms of Internet gambling during next year's legislative session.
A U.S. Justice Department ruling issued late last week clears the way for the...
| Nov 24, 2008
One of the state's high-profile employees, former U.S. Rep. Rob Simmons, could see his job as the state's business advocate disappear today.
Legislators, who are meeting today in special session to close an estimated budget gap of more than $300 million,...