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.
There’s a joint legislative hearing regarding the recent allegations by several students of sexual assault on the University of Connecticut Storrs campus. The two p.m. gathering will include testimony from four women represented by attorney […]
Most of the families of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims want a recent Connecticut law barring the release of certain crime records to be expanded to include other materials including 911 audio tapes, according to an attorney representing 22 of the 26 families who lost relatives in the shooting.