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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signs into law HB 6801, An Act Promoting Economic Growth and Job Creation in the State, at the Capitol in Harford, Conn., Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011.  The bill includes loans to small businesses, tax credits for new hires and job training. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

More Commissions Created To Keep Business In State

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ After two major Connecticut employers recently threatened to leave the state because of proposed tax increases, lawmakers decided to create a commission. In fact, they recently created two similar panels _ […]


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CT Family Task Force Formed

A new task force is being formed to examine family violence in Connecticut, including the effects it can have on children.


WILLIAMSPORT, PA - AUGUST 24: Members of the the Westport, CT team gather in the outfield after losing 12-1 to the West team during the United States Championship game on August 24, 2013 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Concussion Task Force Begins Work

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Last session, the General Assembly passed legislation making changes and additions to laws regarding concussion prevention in young athletes. Among them: training and review for coaches, as well as refresher training […]


State Capitol in Hartford, CT

Privacy Panel To Compare Recommendations

A task force charged with reviewing ways to balance victim privacy with the public’s right to know is expected to compare some suggested recommendations.


First Meeting Of Panel Considering Victim Privacy, Public Info

Members of a new task force charged with recommending to state lawmakers how to balance victim privacy under Connecticut’s Freedom of Information Commission with the public’s right to know met for the first time on Thursday, acknowledging they face a challenging job.


Task Force Considers Design For School Security

The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission hears from school security experts at Friday’s session.


Victoria Veltri, Healthcare Advocate testifies

Mental Health Services Subject Of Latest Sandy Hook Hearing

A legislative subcommittee is taking testimony on mental health services in Connecticut following the deadly school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.


Former Colorado Governor William Ritter, before Governor's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, Jan. 24, 2013, Legislative Office Building

Sandy Hook Commission Begins Its Work

A state prosecutor says Connecticut State Police are still investigating the deadly Newtown school shooting and that “no prosecution is on the horizon.”


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Task Force Suggests Keeping Vo-Tech Schools Under State Control

A task force studying Connecticut’s 16 technical high schools is advising the General Assembly to keep them open under state control and create a new oversight board.


Task Forces, Special Commissions Marked Rell Years

By SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Task forces, study committees and commissions have been a hallmark of outgoing Gov. M. Jodi Rell’s six-year tenure leading Connecticut. An Associated Press review of the […]