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.
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 […]
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.