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Connecticut's Capitol (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Storm Changes Tentative Plans For Opening Of Legislature

Another looming winter storm is changing the opening day plans for Connecticut’s General Assembly.

02/03/2014

Curt Schilling (Christian Petersen/Getty Images Sport)

RI Senate Fast-Tracks Measure For Schilling Litigation

Legislation designed to encourage out-of-court settlements in the litigation surrounding the collapse of Curt Schilling’s video game company won easy approval Tuesday in the Rhode Island Senate.

01/30/2014

A man holds up a sign with with a depiction of an assault weapon during a rally at the Connecticut State Capital to promote gun control legislation in the wake of the December 14, 2012, school shooting in Newtown on February 14, 2013 in Hartford, Connecticut. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Judge Upholds Connecticut’s New Gun Law

A federal judge has upheld the gun control law that Connecticut adopted last year in the wake of the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

01/30/2014

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Proposal Aims To Make State More Attractive To Shipping

Legislative leaders are proposing a new agency to make Connecticut’s three deep-water ports more competitive, saying the time is ripe to carve out a niche and boost their economic potential.

01/25/2014

(Photo: Matt Dwyer/WTIC)

Democrats Unveil Legislative Jobs Agenda

Legislative Democrats unveiled their 2014 jobs agenda Tuesday.

01/14/2014

Children Watch Television At Home

DCF Working On Children’s Mental Health Plan

Connecticut’s Department of Children and Families is working on a plan to address the behavioral health needs of children across the state.

01/14/2014

Connecticut State Capitol. (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

New Laws For 2014

By SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The new year in Connecticut will bring a range of new laws, including one requiring state public safety officials to create a registry of people convicted […]

12/31/2013

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Hearing Planned On Sale Of Cats And Dogs In State

A task force established by the legislature to study the sale of cats and dogs in Connecticut has scheduled its second and final public hearing.

12/02/2013

John McKinney

GOP State Senate Leader Seeking Special Session

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Senate Republican Leader John McKinney wants Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to call the General Assembly into special session and vote to allow insurance companies to continue offering plans that would otherwise […]

11/15/2013

UConn's Storrs Campus (Credit: today.uconn.edu)

More Calls For Hearings On UConn’s Handling Of Rape Cases

The Democratic Speaker of the State House and the governor have joined Republican leaders in calling for hearings into the way charges of campus sexual assaults are handled by the University of Connecticut.

10/24/2013

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