Judidiary Committee Considers 'Second Chance' Measures
Calls For Change In Early Release Credits For InmatesConnecticut legislators were urged Friday to repeal or revamp the program that allows Connecticut inmates to earn credit toward early release for good behavior.
Newtown Families On Hand As Senate Committee Discusses Ban On Assault Weapons Recent mass shootings like the massacre of first-graders and staffers at a Connecticut elementary school and the increasing deadliness of assault weapons makes a ban on those firearms more urgent than ever, the Senate author of a proposal to prohibit them said Wednesday.
Effort To Limit Frivolous LawsuitsConnecticut lawmakers have proposed a bill that seeks to deter people convicted of crimes from filing frivolous and harassing lawsuits against their victims.
Legislative Hearing On Death PenaltyThe General Assembly's Judiciary Committee has scheduled a public hearing Monday on a bill that would replace capital punishment with life in prison without the possibility of release for certain murders.