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  • Charter School Transparency Bill Clears The Senate And House

    Charter School Transparency Bill Clears The Senate And House
    HARTFORD — A bipartisan bill that seeks greater accountability and transparency from the operators of the state's 22 public charter schools got resounding approval in both the Senate and the House Tuesday and will now move to the governor's desk.
  • Charter School Transparency Measure Clears the Connecticut Senate

    The Senate early Tuesday approved a bipartisan bill that seeks greater accountability and transparency from the operators of the state's 22 public charter schools. "I think it's critical if we are going to have charter schools and add charter schools .....

    General Assembly Sends Mixed Signals On Police Body Cameras

    General Assembly Sends Mixed Signals On Police Body Cameras
    HARTFORD – Several Connecticut cities and towns are moving faster on the issue of police body cameras than the General Assembly, where lawmakers last week took conflicting actions on funding and a statewide body camera mandate. Law enforcement...

    Bill Seeks More Police Training; Body Cameras For All Officers Rejected

    Bill Seeks More Police Training; Body Cameras For All Officers Rejected
    HARTFORD — Mindful of recent deaths of black men in encounters with police in Baltimore, Ferguson and Staten Island and the unrest those deaths caused, the legislature's public safety committee voted Tuesday to require all police officers to receive...

    Labor Panel Passes Bill That Would Charge Big Employers With Low-Wage Workers

    Labor Panel Passes Bill That Would Charge Big Employers With Low-Wage Workers
    HARTFORD — The legislature's labor committee voted 6-4 Tuesday to advance a bill that would levy fees on large for-profit employers with low-wage workers. The measure, which would raise hundreds of millions of dollars a year for state coffers,...