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Conn. Bill Targets “Knock-Out Game” Assaults

A West Hartford police officer is urging state lawmakers to impose tougher criminal penalties for sucker-punch attacks.

03/11/2014

Rep. Elaine O'Brien (Courtesy Town of Suffield website)

State Representative From Suffield Dies

Governor Malloy has ordered state flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of a legislator who died overnight.

02/21/2014

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State Lawmakers To Hold Hearing On Keno Plans

Connecticut lawmakers want to have a public discussion about whether the state should continue with plans for the gambling game keno, possibly in bars and restaurants.

02/20/2014

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House Speaker Backs Repeal Of Keno

Connecticut’s House speaker said Wednesday he will work to halt the introduction of keno, a bingo-style game that was authorized by the legislature last year as part of a deal to balance the state budget.

02/19/2014

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Conn. Agency Seeks To Streamline Rules For Raffles

Connecticut lawmakers are considering a bill that attempts to make it easier for charitable organizations to raise money from bazaars and raffles.

02/18/2014

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Resurrected Bill Expands Conn. Workers’ Comp Law

Some Connecticut lawmakers are resurrecting a proposal to expand the state’s workers’ compensation law to cover employees who’ve suffered an emotional or mental impairment after witnessing a traumatic death or maiming while on the job.

02/18/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy (courtesy CT-N)

Justice To Face Second Confirmation Hearing

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s nominee for the Connecticut Supreme Court is expected to appear again before a legislative panel, the first step in his latest confirmation process.

02/14/2014

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Legislators Will Hold Hearing On UConn Sexual Assault Bill

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – State lawmakers are holding a public hearing on a bill that attempts to improve sexual assault policies on Connecticut college campuses and how the schools report such incidences involving students and […]

02/08/2014

State Senator Beth Bye (Courtesy Senate Democrats)

Lawmakers Focus On Developmental Disability Issues

A group of Connecticut lawmakers is gathering comments from state residents concerned about the long-term care of their adult developmentally disabled children.

02/07/2014

Connecticut's Capitol (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Delayed Legislative Session Set To Start

Connecticut legislators are returning to Hartford for the opening of this year’s legislative session, delayed one day due to a winter storm.

02/06/2014

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