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A former Stamford woman disfigured by a friend’s chimpanzee in 2009 has appealed a decision denying her permission to sue the state for $150 million.
Tolland Republican Sam Belsito is the newest member of the Connecticut General Assembly.
By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut lawmakers closed out a legislative session Wednesday dominated by the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre that put the state in the middle of a heated, […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A bill that would greatly increase the maximum penalties that cities and towns can impose for illegal use of all-terrain vehicles, dirt bikes and snowmobiles on public property is moving to […]
By STEPHEN SINGER Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Connecticut House of Representatives approved a bill to increase the state’s minimum wage Wednesday night. The House voted 89-53, with eight lawmakers not voting, to […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The state House of Representatives has approved a bill that would expand protections for homeowners facing foreclosure. The House approved the legislation on a 135-0 vote Thursday night and sent it […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s House of Representatives has approved a bill that would allow immigrants to obtain drivers licenses regardless of their legal status. The bill passed on a 74-55 vote Thursday morning after […]
By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Members of the Connecticut Senate continued a three-year effort to extend a ban on severe weather price gouging to services such as snow removal, with proponents […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A bill establishing a bill of rights for the state’s homeless population continued to progress Tuesday through the Connecticut General Assembly. Some lawmakers, however, questioned whether the legislation is necessary. The […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut hospitals are organizing a day at the Capitol to lobby against proposed cuts in state aid. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s two-year, $44 billion budget plan cuts state aid to hospitals […]