By SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to give nonviolent criminal offenders more opportunities to reintegrate into society received mostly positive reviews Friday from state legislators, who are […]
Connecticut legislators were urged Friday to repeal or revamp the program that allows Connecticut inmates to earn credit toward early release for good behavior.
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.
Connecticut lawmakers have proposed a bill that seeks to deter people convicted of crimes from filing frivolous and harassing lawsuits against their victims.
The 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.