by Elizabeth Regan | February 6, 2015 3:53pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is following through on his election promise to remove firearms from recipients of temporary restraining orders.
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by Hugh McQuaid | February 6, 2015 11:30am
Two state lawmakers are seeking to legalize and tax the sale of recreational marijuana in Connecticut. They want it to be seen as a revenue generator and boon to the state’s economy.
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by Sarah Paduano | February 2, 2015 5:30am
State Sen. Mae Flexer, D-Killingly, and Rep. Gregory Haddad, D-Mansfield, are co-sponsoring a bill to require all public and private state universities and colleges to establish “affirmative consent” as the threshold in sexual assault and partner violence cases.
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by Christine Stuart | January 30, 2015 3:55pm
The National Rifle Association’s campaign to stop the nomination of former Bridgeport state Rep. Auden Grogins to the Superior Court bench failed Friday.
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by Christine Stuart | January 29, 2015 4:13pm
A man wrongfully convicted of murder and rape received $6 million and an apology from Connecticut Claims Commissioner J. Paul Vance Jr.
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by Sarah Paduano | January 25, 2015 3:22pm
U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are going on offense with the reintroduction of the Women’s Health Protection Act, seeking to put a stop to restrictive laws against women’s health care providers at the state level.
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by New Haven Register | January 25, 2015 10:27am
NEW HAVEN — New York Times op-ed columnist Charles M. Blow claims in a tweet that his son, who is black and a Chemistry major at Yale University was “accosted” at “gunpoint” Saturday night by university police who thought he was a suspect.
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by Hugh McQuaid | January 23, 2015 10:27am
A pair of lawmakers are seeking public hearings and a vote by the legislature on the heightened security measures installed at the state Capitol last year.
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by Hugh McQuaid | January 16, 2015 12:53pm
Preventing access to certain guns will be a central recommendation of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission when it completes its report next month after more than two years of work.
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by Hugh McQuaid | January 14, 2015 5:30am
Lawmakers have proposed nearly a dozen bills concerning gun control so far this session. The proposals include both efforts tighten and ease Connecticut’s regulation of firearms.
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