Connecticut Legislature

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Malloy To Discuss Funding Plan For Conn. Colleges

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is discussing his proposal to spend more than $134 million on the newly consolidated Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system.

02/12/2014

Women who are suing UConn, and filing a Title IX complaint claiming the school was indifferent to their sexual assaults. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Hearing Set For Bill On Conn. College Sex Assaults

A bill aimed at improving sexual assault policies on Connecticut college campuses is up for a public hearing before state lawmakers.

02/11/2014

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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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