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  • 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...
  • Committee Approves Sweeping Tax Changes On Income, Sales

    Committee Approves Sweeping Tax Changes On Income, Sales
    HARTFORD – In a series of sweeping changes in state tax policy, the legislature's finance committee voted Wednesday to raise the income tax on the wealthy, legalize keno gambling and impose new sales taxes on services that are currently not taxed....
  • 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...
  • Committee Approves Body Camera Training

    Committee Approves Body Camera Training
    With major police clashes in Baltimore, Charlotte, and Ferguson, Mo., a key Connecticut committee voted Tuesday to require all police officers to be trained in the use of deadly force and body cameras. The legislature’s public safety committee...
  • State Committee Passes Bill For Pilot Program Testing Police Body Cameras

    State Committee Passes Bill For Pilot Program Testing Police Body Cameras
    Keeping in mind the major protests that have arisen from the deaths of unarmed black men in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island, N.Y., a key legislative committee voted Thursday to advance a bill calling for a pilot program testing body cameras on police...
  • Quest For Lottery Jackpot Turned Away — Again

    Quest For Lottery Jackpot Turned Away — Again
    HARTFORD — The long-running case of Clarence Jackson, who has been fighting for 19 years to claim $5.8 million in lottery winnings, encountered another setback Tuesday when a legislative committee voted 13-12 to reject his case. Jackson held a...
  • Exclusive: Unclaimed Lottery Winner Loses Narrowly Again

    Exclusive: Unclaimed Lottery Winner Loses Narrowly Again
    The long-running case of Clarence Jackson suffered another blow Tuesday when a key legislative committee voted 13-12 to reject awarding him an unclaimed $5.8 million lottery prize. It has been a 19-year odyssey for Jackson, who held the winning ticket...
  • Public Safety Commissioner Wins Reappointment By Narrow Margin

    Public Safety Commissioner Wins Reappointment By Narrow Margin
    HARTFORD — Despite serious objections from legislators Tuesday, the state House of Representatives narrowly voted to approve Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's choice for public safety commisssioner. In a largely party line vote, the House approved the...
  • Miscalculation Puts Governor's Budget $55 Million Over State's Spending Cap

    Miscalculation Puts Governor's Budget $55 Million Over State's Spending Cap
    HARTFORD — Due to a miscalculation, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget is now $54.5 million over the state's spending cap for the next fiscal year. Malloy's budget office said Tuesday it is changing its calculation of the cap, which means the...
  • Tolls, Deficits, Drones Among Issues For 2015 Legislative Session

    Tolls, Deficits, Drones Among Issues For 2015 Legislative Session
    HARTFORD — As the 2015 legislative session opens Wednesday, the idea of tolls on Connecticut highways has bubbled up as one of the top issues. While tolls have been discussed for years, the concept has taken on new weight this year as both Gov....
  • Tribes: Plans To Expand Slots Would Invalidate Revenue Deal

    Tribes: Plans To Expand Slots Would Invalidate Revenue Deal
    HARTFORD — A bill that would legalize slot machines outside the state's two Indian casinos took a huge hit Friday when both the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes said the plan would violate their revenue-sharing compacts with the state....