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.
State lawmakers have again rejected proposed regulations for large-scale wind energy projects, extending Connecticut’s ban on new wind turbines.
A legislative task force studying the possible expansion of video gambling in Connecticut, including video slot machines, is meeting for the first time.
Attorneys who advise Connecticut’s General Assembly are recommending that a legislative committee reject regulations needed to implement Connecticut’s new medical marijuana program.
Republicans stepped up pressure Monday on Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the General Assembly’s majority Democrats to stop a looming increase in the state’s gasoline and diesel taxes, launching a petition drive at gas stations across Connecticut and on the Internet.
Advocates are celebrating the nation’s most sweeping legislation requiring special labels for genetically modified food, but to take effect the new Connecticut law will need help from lawmakers in neighboring states.
Connecticut’s legislature has jumped into an argument over who was the first aviator to fly.
By STEPHEN KALIN Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut lawmakers who passed strict new gun control measures in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre approved a package of revisions Monday to […]
SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Democratic legislative leaders are trying to revise a contentious proposal that would change how 800,000 electricity customers in Connecticut purchase power, knowing the program’s failure could create […]
The State House has voted unanimously in favor of a bill to increase the penalty for fleeing from police in cases in which an officer or third party is hurt or killed.