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.
The state’s public defenders say they’re preparing for an onslaught of appeals from certain inmates because the General Assembly failed to pass a bill changing Connecticut’s juvenile sentencing laws to conform to a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.
Later today, Connecticut’s commissioner for the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection will discuss key legislation passed this session in the General Assembly. Commissioner Dan Esty says the bills allow Connecticut to continue to move […]
This is Election Day in three Connecticut towns. Voters in Willington, Ashford, and Tolland are casting their ballots in a special election to fill a vacant seat in the state House. The candidates on the […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut lawmakers are not yet finished responding to the school shooting in Newtown. When the General Assembly reconvenes in February, members will receive numerous recommendations for new laws from task forces […]
Republicans and Democrats are at odds over whether the latest legislative session will help improve Connecticut’s economic outlook.
Lawmakers are sending the governor a bill that would change how Connecticut inspects its dams and controls its mosquito population.
Connecticut lawmakers are taking up bills that spell out details of the new two-year, $44 billion state budget bill that awaits Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s signature.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut lawmakers are spending the weekend at the state Capitol, trying to finish work on some key issues, including a new state budget. House Speaker Brendan Sharkey said it’s likely the […]
Family members of the Newtown school shooting victims are making a last-minute appearance at the state Capitol to urge Connecticut legislators to pass a bill that would block the public release of crime scene photos and other records from the massacre.