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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.

02/27/2014

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Hearing Set On Proposed Conn. Drone Law

Connecticut lawmakers will hold a public hearing on a bill that would impose lengthy prison sentences on people who commit crimes with drones.

02/22/2014

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FBI Probe Conn. House GOP, Direct Mail Vendors

FBI subpoenas show investigators are reviewing any contracts and correspondence between the Connecticut House Republicans and direct mail companies.

02/21/2014

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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.

02/21/2014

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Panel Declines To Take Up New Gun Bills

The co-chairmen of a key Connecticut legislative committee say there are no plans to take up numerous gun-related bills filed this session.

02/20/2014

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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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