Public Hearing For Proposal To Legalize Pot For Recreational UseThe General Assembly's Judiciary Committee heard public feedback Wednesday on a measure that would legalize the sale of recreational marijuana in Connecticut to those 21 years of age and older.
State Lawmakers Subpoena Deported Former ResidentsTwo Connecticut residents deported to Italy because of criminal convictions are seeking permission from the federal government to return to the state to testify before lawmakers about their experiences.
Connecticut Bill Would Impose 20-Year Prison Sentence On People Who Commit Crimes With DronesConnecticut lawmakers will hold a public hearing on a bill that would impose lengthy prison sentences on people who commit crimes with drones.
Bills Would Increase Penalties For Human Trafficking Connecticut lawmakers are considering at least three bills that would increase penalties for pimps and ``johns,'' in the state's latest effort to address homegrown human trafficking.
New Bill Imposes Misdemeanor For False ResidencyParents or guardians who lie about their child's residency in order to get them enrolled in another school district could face a misdemeanor under a bill under consideration by Connecticut lawmakers.
Sandy Hook Dad Begs Judiciary Committee To Ban Assault Weapons Fighting tears, the father of one of the first graders slain in the Newtown, Conn. mass shooting is begging the Senate Judiciary Committee to ban assault weapons.
State Supreme Court Nominee Clears Early HurdleFormer Stamford state Sen. Andrew McDonald, the governor's legal counsel, cleared his first legislative hurdle Monday as he moved closer to becoming the next member of the Connecticut State Supreme Court.
Prison Credit Bill Fails Committee VoteA bill that would make certain Connecticut prisoners ineligible to receive early release credits for participating in rehabilitation and other programs has failed to pass committee vote.
Committee Passes So-Called 'Bysiewicz Bill'A bill that would clarify the qualification requirements for an attorney general candidate in Connecticut has passed its first round of votes in the Legislature.
Lawmakers Consider Changes To Child Abuse ListA bill that would allow rehabilitated people to apply to have their names removed from the state child abuse and neglect registry is facing its first round of votes in the Connecticut General Assembly.
Committee Advances Medical Marijuana BillA bill that would allow adults to legally use marijuana for medical purposes, if the drug is prescribed by their doctor,has been advanced by the Judiciary Committee.
Batting Helmets Bill Gets Legislative Vote A bill requiring youths to wear helmets before entering commercial batting cages in Connecticut is facing a key legislative vote.

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