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Robert Braddock, Jr. outside New Haven Federal Court following his arraignment on campaign finance-related charges. The charges relate to Braddock's work for congressional candidate and Connecticut House Speaker Chris Donovan.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Court Upholds Conviction Of Ex-Donovan Aide

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP)€” A federal appeals court has upheld convictions against a former aide to ex-Connecticut House Speaker Christopher Donovan in connection with illegal contributions to Donovan’s failed congressional campaign in 2012. The 2nd U.S. […]

11/25/2014

Rocky Hill Veterans' Home (Courtesy Connecticut Department of Veterans' Affairs)

Vets Air Complaints About Rocky Hill Facility

ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) – Some veterans who live at the Connecticut Veterans’ Home in Rocky Hill are lodging complaints about the facility with state lawmakers, claiming they feel disrespected by staff. Several veterans told […]

11/12/2014

WILLIAMSPORT, PA - AUGUST 24: Members of the the Westport, CT team gather in the outfield after losing 12-1 to the West team during the United States Championship game on August 24, 2013 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Concussion Task Force Begins Work

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Last session, the General Assembly passed legislation making changes and additions to laws regarding concussion prevention in young athletes. Among them: training and review for coaches, as well as refresher training […]

10/22/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy holds discussion on domestic violence. WTIC Photo by Brett Leiter

Roundtable Discussion On Domestic Violence

(West Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Elected and education officials sat down today for a roundtable discussion on domestic violence in West Hartford. The issue has received attention not only with the Ray Rice case but […]

09/10/2014

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Lawmaker Calls For Discussion On Stretch Of Highway

(West Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A West Hartford state lawmaker is calling for a meeting with Connecticut transportation and local officials in light of a fatal accident on Interstate 84 in town this morning. One […]

08/12/2014

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Connecticut NAACP, ACLU Laud Taser Legislation

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – The Connecticut NAACP and the state ACLU chapter are lauding a taser reform bill passed this session in the General Assembly. The state Senate on Wednesday passed the bill the came […]

05/08/2014

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Connecticut Lawmakers Wrap Up Legislative Session

State lawmakers reached a midnight deadline on Wednesday to close out an election-year legislative session marked by disagreement over whether Connecticut’s economy is finally improving after the recession.

05/08/2014

File photo of Gov. Dannel Malloy signing landmark gun control legislation on April 4, 2013. (Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers Burn The Midnight Oil

Lawmakers worked late into the night to close out the legislative session before the midnight deadline.

05/07/2014

CT state capitol

State Lawmakers Work Against Clock To Finish Budget-related Bills

Connecticut lawmakers were tying up loose ends Tuesday on a new state budget, with the General Assembly passing a $953 million bonding package that includes millions of dollars for pre-kindergarten classrooms, drinking water projects and preservation of a 1,000-acre forest.

05/07/2014

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Right To Record Police Crux Of Bill In Assenbly

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut lawmakers are again considering a bill that would protect the public’s right to record police officers, but law enforcement officials aren’t backing down from their opposition. The proposal has died […]

04/12/2014

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