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GOP Legislative Leaders Rally Against High Fuel Prices

Days after Connecticut Democratic lawmakers announced plans to tackle high fuel prices by capping the gross receipts tax on wholesale gas and other measures, Republicans are countering with their own proposals.



State Senate Clarifies Prison Credits

The Democratic-controlled Connecticut Senate voted Friday evening to place limits on which prisoners should be allowed to shorten their sentences by earning credits for good behavior under a new program.



GOP Leader Targets ‘Longevity Payments’

The Republican leader of the Connecticut Senate wants to end the practice of providing special payments to veteran state employees.


Middletown Robbery Suspect Apprehended Quickly

Middletown robbery suspect captured minutes after the crime.

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GOP To Malloy: Cut More First

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The two top Republican leaders of the Connecticut General Assembly say Gov. Dannel P. Malloy hasn’t cut enough state spending to justify the large-scale, across-the-board tax increases he is proposing. Senate […]


Riverview Hospital and Solnit South Campus. (Courtesy DCF website)

Lawmakers Call For Riverview Closure

The two Republican leaders of the Connecticut General Assembly say the state needs to consider closing Riverview Hospital.