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Governor Dannel Malloy at Gubernatorial Election Forum on Transportation (Courtesy CT-N)

Malloy Proposes Reclassifying Non-Violent Drug Offenses

By SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday unveiled a series of legislative proposals aimed at giving nonviolent criminal offenders a second chance, including the elimination […]

02/03/2015

Attorney General George Jepsen (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

State A Leader In $1.38 Billion Settlement

Connecticut was a lead state in a federal-state action which resulted in a $1.4 billion settlement from rating agenci Standard & Poor’s. The state’s share of the settlement will be $36 million.

02/03/2015

Attorney General George Jepsen (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Jepsen Taken Ill During Washington Event

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen became ill briefly during a news conference with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in Washington, D.C.

02/03/2015

Coast Guard cadets (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Federal Suit Seeks Information On Service Academies’ Gender Policies

The Coast Guard Academy in New London is not named in a lawsuit filed by a Yale Law Clinic, pressing the Pentagon for information on gender targets and recruiting policies at U.S. service academies.

02/03/2015

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Federal Report Faults Bolts On New Metro North Cars

A federal report stemming from the investigation into the May 2013 derailment of a Metro-North Railroad derailment that injured scores of passengers in Bridgeport says bolts on brand-new M-8 cars are too weak.

02/03/2015

prison bars

Former Death Row Inmate Collapses And Dies

A former Connecticut Death Row inmate was found dead in his cell at the Garner Correctional Center in Newtown this morning.

02/02/2015

Tom Foley (Ryan Cosgrove/WTIC Photo)

Ex-GOP Gubernatorial Candidate To Fundraise

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Tom Foley, last year’s Republican candidate for governor, says he’s returning to fundraising. The Hartford Courant reports (http://cour.at/1KjFQFD ) that the Greenwich businessman was in Hartford recently to announce a new […]

02/02/2015

Kevin Lembo (Courtesy Office of the State Comptroller)

State Comptroller Releases New Deficit Projections

(Hartford, Conn/CBS Connecticut) – The state comptroller’s office is out with figures regarding the budget deficit. Kevin Lembo says with reductions announced in January, the state is on track to end the fiscal year with […]

02/02/2015

Medical marijuana dispensary (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

DCP Approves Medical Marijuana For Three More Conditions

Three new conditions are being added to the list of illnesses for which Connecticut doctors may prescribe medical marijuana

02/02/2015

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