By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut lawmakers on Thursday began building on a package of reforms the General Assembly passed in April that addressed the Newtown school shooting, requiring annual firearms […]
State Sen. Toni Harp has filed the necessary paperwork to run for mayor of New Haven.
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.
A cannonball found by a neighbor in someone’s South Street yard in Enfield Friday night around 8 p.m. proved to be inert after state police investigated the device. The passerby saw the cannonball, took it […]
Former state Sen. and convicted felon Ernest Newton II is threatening to file a federal civil rights lawsuit over his latest arrest.
Former Bridgeport state Sen. Ernest E. Newton II, who previously served about four-and-a-half years for bribery, has been arrested and charged with falsely obtaining thousands of dollars in public funds to finance his latest run for the Senate.
By PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Republicans are focusing on two open seats as they try to make inroads in the Connecticut state Senate, which Democrats have controlled since 1996. Democrats sit […]
State Sen. Edith Prague has decided not to seek re-election in the fall after serving in the legislature for 26 years.
The Connecticut Senate granted final approval early Saturday to a bill that would allow the use of medical marijuana and includes strict regulations for the cultivation and distribution in an attempt to avoid problems other states have run into when legalizing the plant for medical use.
A co-chairman of the Judiciary Committee says Connecticut lawmakers will likely be voting on the high-profile death penalty repeal bill during Wednesday’s Senate session.