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State Advances Human Trafficking Bill

Connecticut lawmakers advanced legislation Thursday that supporters said would create some of the nation’s toughest laws against human trafficking.


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House Passes Baby Food Labeling Bill

A bill that would require special labels on baby food containing genetically modified ingredients has passed the state House of Representatives.


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Bamboo Bill Moves To Governor

Connecticut lawmakers are sending the governor a bill that would penalize people who fail to contain the growth of bamboo on their property.


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Lawmakers Advance School Pool Safety Bill

Legislation that sets stronger pool safety measures following the recent deaths of two Connecticut students is advancing in the General Assembly.


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Bill Requires Labels For Genetically Modified Food

Connecticut lawmakers are pushing ahead with bipartisan legislation requiring the labeling of food containing genetically modified ingredients.



State Bill Allows Parole Review For Juveniles

Legislation that would give a second chance to certain juvenile offenders serving lengthy prison sentences in Connecticut easily cleared the House of Representatives on Tuesday.


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Gun Activists Raising Money To Fight Conn. Law

The National Rifle Association is among three gun rights organizations that have joined forces to challenge Connecticut’s new gun control law in court, starting by raising money from gun clubs, gun shops and individuals to finance the planned legal battle.


Comparison Of Connecticut, Colorado, New York Gun Measures

The Associated Press compared the Connecticut, New York and Colorado gun control measures.


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Police Say Suspect Implied Threat Of Arizona-Style Shooting

An Ansonia man police who police say referenced the shooting of Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords when talking about gun legislation with a Connecticutlegislator is charged with harassment.