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Commission Issues Recommendations On Gun Laws, School Security

The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission has sent its interim report to Governor Malloy, with its recommendations on areas to be considered for legislation regarding prevention of gun violence and school safety.

03/18/2013

Former Colorado Governor William Ritter, before Governor's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, Jan. 24, 2013, Legislative Office Building

Sandy Hook Commission Begins Its Work

A state prosecutor says Connecticut State Police are still investigating the deadly Newtown school shooting and that “no prosecution is on the horizon.”

01/24/2013

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Commission Considers Juvenile Sentencing

Some ex-offenders on Thursday urged a panel that makes recommendations to the General Assembly to give those convicted of serious crimes as juveniles a second chance at life by offering them an opportunity for an earlier parole.

11/30/2012

Task Forces, Special Commissions Marked Rell Years

By SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Task forces, study committees and commissions have been a hallmark of outgoing Gov. M. Jodi Rell’s six-year tenure leading Connecticut. An Associated Press review of the […]

01/04/2011

AP: Commission Has Not Met in Two Years; No Meetings Scheduled

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A state commission designed to examine cases where people are wrongfully convicted of crimes has not formally investigated any exonerations in Connecticut or suggested any reforms to state lawmakers. An Associated […]

11/26/2010

Committee Outlines Plan to Reduce Education "Achievement Gap"

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A state-appointed education committee says it has a ten-year plan to help reduce Connecticut’s achievement gap between low-income students and their peers, which it says is the worst in the country. […]

10/19/2010

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