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Conn. Assisted Suicide Bill Draws Large Crowd

Connecticut lawmakers are hearing emotional testimony from those who oppose and support proposed legislation allowing physicians to prescribe medication to help terminally ill patients end their lives.


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Lawmakers Discuss Concussion Bill

Connecticut lawmakers are being asked to address two issues that have afflicted student athletes: concussions and cardiac arrests.


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Conn. Lawmakers Revisit Assisted Suicide Issue

Connecticut lawmakers are revisiting legislation that would allow physicians to prescribe medication to help mentally competent, terminally ill patients end their lives.


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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.



Conn. Panel To Hear About Child Custody Concerns

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A legislative panel is set to hear from the public about legal disputes involving child custody cases in Connecticut. The task force has scheduled a hearing on Thursday morning at the […]


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Lawmakers Concerned About Metro-North Woes

Connecticut lawmakers are voicing concerns about recent incidents involving the Metro-North commuter rail line, saying some of their constituents don’t feel safe riding the trains.


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Lawmakers Vote On Medical Marijuana Regulations

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Members of the General Assembly’s Regulation Review Committee are meeting to consider proposed regulations that spell out the details of Connecticut’s new medical marijuana program. The bipartisan panel was scheduled to […]



Hospital Members to Meet with Lawmakers

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 […]


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Lawmakers to Hear Testimony on Suicide Bill

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A legislative committee is expected to hear divergent opinions about a bill that would allow a physician to prescribe medication to a dying patient who wants to end their own life. […]


Price Gouging Bill To Be Discussed

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) _ Some Connecticut lawmakers are seeking support for legislation they say will address price gouging for storm-related services, such as snow removal and lodging during long power outages. Senate Majority Leader Martin […]