by Lois Cody | April 18, 2017 10:00pm
First Lady Rosalyn Carter famously declared, “there are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need a caregiver.”
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by Christine Stuart | April 17, 2017 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT — A bill that would restore the right of every adopted adult citizen in Connecticut to obtain a copy of their original birth certificate is winding its way through the legislative process.
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by Jack Kramer | April 7, 2017 5:57pm
HARTFORD, CT - Passing legislation revamping the juvenile justice system, one of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s signature initiatives this year, failed to make it through the Judiciary Committee Friday.
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by Christine Stuart | April 7, 2017 5:29am
HARTFORD, CT — Proponents conceded defeat Thursday on a bill that would have given law enforcement permission to ask a person to see their gun permit.
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by Jack Kramer | April 5, 2017 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT - The Judiciary Committee passed a bill Tuesday to reduce the use of solitary confinement in Connecticut prisons.
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by Jack Kramer | April 4, 2017 5:29am
HARTFORD, CT — The Judiciary Committee overwhelmingly approved a bill Monday that would increase the penalty for hate crimes in Connecticut.
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by Jack Kramer | March 30, 2017 11:30am
HARTFORD, CT — Legislation that would prohibit the issuance of a marriage license to anyone under the age of 18 cleared its first hurdle Wednesday.
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by Dan Levine, Reuters | March 28, 2017 4:07pm
(Reuters) — For years the national political organizations of both Democratic and Republican state attorneys general observed an agreement not to target the other party’s incumbent office-holders in elections.
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by Jack Kramer | March 27, 2017 11:30am
HARTFORD, CT - A proposal to extend the amount of time adult victims of a sexual assault have to report the crime was the subject of an emotional Judiciary Committee public hearing last week.
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by Jack Kramer | March 27, 2017 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT - A bill ordering police departments to do a better job posting instructions about how to file a complaint against police received broad support at a public hearing Friday.
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