Connecticut lawmakers are considering imposing new requirements on police departments statewide on how they receive and investigate citizen complaints about officer misconduct.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Gov. Dannel Malloy says he wants to see the final language of a bill that would allow physicians in Connecticut to prescribe medication to help terminally ill patients end their lives. […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut lawmakers are considering a bill that would increase criminal penalties for sucker-punch attacks. A bill before the General Assembly’s Public Safety Committee would make a so-called “knockout game” assault a […]
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) – State lawmakers are considering asking Connecticut voters to approve a constitutional amendment forbidding the legislature from raiding the state’s Special Transportation Fund. The Hearst Connecticut Media Group reports (http://bit.ly/1lusrT8 ) that […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A legislative committee wants to delay for a year when the state’s insurance marketplace, Access Health CT, could begin negotiating prices with the insurance companies selling products through the exchange. Members […]
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is proposing legislation clarifying that domesticated horses cannot be considered vicious.
A task force charged with reviewing ways to balance victim privacy with the public’s right to know is expected to compare some suggested recommendations.
With a deadline fast approaching, a Connecticut task force charged with reviewing ways to balance victim privacy with the public’s right to know on Wednesday began discussing proposals offered by members, some hoping to reach a consensus on what to recommend to the General Assembly.
West Hartford’s Beth Bye has been chosen as the state senate chair of the powerful Appropriations Committee in the General Assembly. Democratic State Senate President Don Williams made the announcement Wednesday. Bye was chosen to […]
Friends and family of juvenile offenders urged the Connecticut Sentencing Commission on Thursday to resurrect a proposal to change state law and allow those with long jail sentences a chance at parole.