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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

Edmund Town Hall in Newtown. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Victim Privacy Task Force Approves Final Report

The legislature’s Victim Privacy and Public’s Right to Know task force approved it’s final report Friday in a 15-2 vote.

01/24/2014

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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 […]

01/09/2014

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Conn. Turns Up Heat On Flying Ice From Vehicles

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A state law is about to take effect imposing fines on truckers and motorists who fail to clear their vehicles of snow. Three years after the legislature and then-Gov. M. Jodi […]

12/31/2013

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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.

12/18/2013

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Hearing Planned On Metro-North Power Outage

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A U.S. Senate subcommittee is holding a field hearing in Bridgeport on the recent power failure that disrupted service along the Metro-North Railroad last month. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is scheduled […]

10/28/2013

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Public Hearing Set For Cat, Dog Sales In Conn.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A task force established by the legislature to study the sale of cats and dogs in Connecticut has scheduled its first public hearing. The task force was a compromise as pet […]

10/16/2013

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Energy Regulators Begin Review Of Massive Gas Plan

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut regulators were set to begin a week-long series of hearings to determine who will pay for an ambitious multimillion-dollar plan by the state’s three utilities to connect about 280,000 […]

09/10/2013

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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 […]

08/27/2013

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Legislators Close Out Another Session

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, […]

06/06/2013

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