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Connecticut State House (Jessica Hill/AP Photo)

State Lawmakers Pass Powder Alcohol Ban

The ban passed the Connecticut House of Representatives 143-2 on Monday;offenders would face fines ranging from $100 to $1,000.

05/18/2015

Mixed Martial Arts (Mark Kolbe/Getty Images Sport)

House Passes Bill To Legalize Mixed Martial Arts

State lawmakers are moving forward with a proposal to lift the state’s ban on mixed martial arts, as the House of Representatives passes a bill that would legalize and regulate the sport.

05/07/2013

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Higher Minimum Wage Passes House

By a tally of 88-to-62, the Connecticut House of Representatives has passsed a scaled-back version of bill increasing Connecticut’s minimum wage.

04/26/2012