Bottle Redemption Programs On Statehouse Chopping BlocksEnvironmentalists across the U.S. are defending decades-old bottle recycling programs, saying they're still necessary despite advances in curbside recycling efforts.
Committee Pulls Plug On Alternate State BudgetLeaders of the General Assembly's budget-writing committee have abandoned plans for a spending package that's an alternative to the budget Gov. Dannel P. Malloy offered in February.
March For Science Events Held In Hartford, New HavenMarch for Science rallies in Hartford and New Haven have drawn hundreds of people with colorful signs with colorful sayings promoting the importance of research and bashing the dangers of political interference.
Drought Conditions ImproveRecent rains across Connecticut have washed the remaining pocket of "severe drought" that covered a large swath of western Connecticut.
President Trump Plans Visit To ConnecticutThe White House has announced President Donald Trump's first visit to Connecticut as commander-in-chief.
Connecticut Dominatrix Charged With Extorting ClientA Connecticut woman authorities say advertised dominatrix services online has been charged with extorting a man by threatening to release videos of the client unless he paid her off.
Courtney Introduces Bill To Improve Interstate Rest StopsCash-strapped states like Connecticut have been cutting funding for highway rest areas.
Gun Permit Presentation Legislation Returns To CapitolLegislation that would have required those carrying handguns in public, to produce their gun permit when requested by a police officer, has failed to clear the General Assembly's Judiciary Committee.
Human Trafficking Bill AdvancesDemocratic and Republican lawmakers say they want to pass legislation this session that addresses a Danbury-based human trafficking ring police say exploited young men with mental health issues.
Trial Underway In Killing Of Guardsman From ConnecticutThe trial of a Massachusetts man charged with killing a National Guard soldier from Connecticut eight years ago just before he deployed to Iraq has started.
Connecticut Lawmakers Pushing For Pay Equity LegislationA coalition of Democratic lawmakers is pushing for legislation they say will help close the wage gap between men and women in Connecticut.
Lawsuit Dismissed Over Ebola Quarantines In ConnecticutA federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state health officials over quarantines imposed on several people returning from West Africa during the 2014 Ebola epidemic.

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