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.
A proposal to require Connecticut colleges and universities to supply students with uniform financial aid information has passed in the state House of Representatives.
The Connecticut House of Representatives has passed legislation requiring the UConn Board of Trustees and Board of Regents to compare their administrators’ salaries to those paid at out-of-state institutions.
A bill that would allow malt beverages, including beer, to be sold in Connecticut in pliable pouches is moving through the General Assembly.
The legislature’s tax-writing committee has approved a revenue package that delays the governor’s proposal to slash car taxes, extends a surcharge on Connecticut’s corporation tax and creates a tax amnesty program.
The House of Representatives is voting on whether to place a question on the 2014 ballot giving voters the option to expand absentee voting.
A Republican lawmaker says he doesn’t regret referring to women as “vaginas” in an email to his House colleagues and that he used the word for shock value during a debate over repealing a law allowing people to use deadly force to defend themselves.
By STEPHEN KALIN Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s $1.5 billion proposal to strengthen the sciences and boost enrollment at Connecticut’s flagship university has passed a key legislative hurdle. The General […]
The state Senate voted 26-10 to approve wide-ranging legislation in response to last year’s deadly school shooting in Newtown, including gun control measures that ban the sale of large-capacity ammunition magazines and 100 weapons that previously had been legal.