Legislation

Sandy Hook Advisory Commission (Courtesy CT-N)

Sandy Hook Mom Cheers Passage Of Social Legislation

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A woman whose young son was killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting and Sen. Richard Blumenthal are cheering passage in the U.S. Senate of legislation that would boost training of […]

07/17/2015

The Connecticut House of Representatives.  (Bob Falcetti/Getty Images)

Final Legislative Approval For Test Bill

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A bill that could relieve thousands of high school juniors in Connecticut from having to take an unpopular standardized test is moving to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s desk. The House of […]

06/02/2015

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Another Business Says Budget Could Force Reduced Investments

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Another company has criticized tax increases proposed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the Democratic-run legislature, saying the state budget plan could force a halt to investments in Connecticut. Boehringer Ingelheim […]

06/02/2015

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House Sends Elections Bill To Governor

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Local Connecticut voting officials will be required to undergo new training and certification under a bill moving to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. The House of Representatives on Monday voted 126-50 in […]

06/01/2015

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Malloy Yet To Say Whether He’ll Sign Casino Bill

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was still deciding whether to sign legislation approved early Friday that would create a multi-step process for possibly opening a new tribal casino along the Connecticut border […]

05/29/2015

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House Passes Voyeurism Bill

Connecticut lawmakers are attempting to update the state’s anti-voyeurism law to include other practices, including so-called revenge porn.

05/21/2015

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Bill On Smoking In Cars With Children Progresses

A bill that would bar people from smoking inside a vehicle when there’s a child inside is progressing through the Connecticut legislative process.

03/30/2015

File photo of Gov. Dannel Malloy signing landmark gun control legislation on April 4, 2013. (Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers Burn The Midnight Oil

Lawmakers worked late into the night to close out the legislative session before the midnight deadline.

05/07/2014

File photo of a drone. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Bill Would Impose 20-Year Prison Sentence On People Who Commit Crimes With Drones

Connecticut lawmakers will hold a public hearing on a bill that would impose lengthy prison sentences on people who commit crimes with drones.

02/22/2014

Massachusetts Statehouse (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Recommendations On Massachusets Gun Laws

Massachusetts has some of the nation’s toughest gun laws but can do more to reduce violence and keep firearms away from people with criminal backgrounds or mental illness, according to a task force established after the massacre at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn.

02/03/2014

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