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.
Parents 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.
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.
Former 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.
A 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.
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.
A 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.
A 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.
A bill requiring youths to wear helmets before entering commercial batting cages in Connecticut is facing a key legislative vote.
A bill that would impose tougher penalties for texting or using a hand-held mobile phone while driving has passed a key legislative committee.