January 21, 2017
by Kristi Allen | January 21, 2017 10:54pm
WASHINGTON — Hundreds of thousands of people from all over the country marched in Washington on Saturday in protest of the new Trump administration.
by Christine Stuart | January 21, 2017 3:12pm
An estimated crowd of about 10,000 rallied Saturday in Hartford at the state Capitol to fight for women’s rights and express their emotions about what President Donald Trump’s administration might mean for women and their families.
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January 20, 2017
by Christine Stuart | January 20, 2017 8:45pm
by Jack Kramer | January 20, 2017 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT – The Juvenile Justice Policy and Oversight Committee (JJPOC) Thursday adopted recommendations that set out to implement Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s vision to treat most 18, 19, and 20-year-olds as juveniles and not adults in the criminal justice system.
January 18, 2017
by Jack Kramer | January 18, 2017 8:38pm
HARTFORD, CT — Chanting, “We won’t back down we’re here to fight, healthcare is a human right,” 300 people marched to the state capitol Wednesday afternoon in an effort to build momentum against Republican plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act and what marchers termed other threats to women’s healthcare.
January 13, 2017
by Sarah Darer Littman | January 13, 2017 11:00am
A new year in America starts with another mass shooting. Are we going to repeat the same questions, then wait till the next time people die for no good reason except our inability to confront the consequences of conflicting policies?
January 8, 2017
by Christine Stuart | January 8, 2017 12:21am
It’s official. State Comptroller Kevin Lembo announced that the American Family Association will no longer be an option as a charitable payroll deduction for state employees.
January 2, 2017
by Jack Kramer | January 2, 2017 7:54am
A task force charged with improving access to legal assistance to the state’s poorer residents has come up with a litany of recommendations to address the problem – and some suggestions on how to pay for their initiatives.
December 19, 2016
by Jack Kramer | December 19, 2016 11:30am
With more than 80 family members of victims and survivors of gun violence in attendance in Washington to show their support, including many from Connecticut, U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy and U.S. Reps. Elizabeth Esty and Rosa DeLauro last week renewed their call for tougher gun laws.
by Christine Stuart | December 19, 2016 5:30am
The American Family Association, which has been able to receive payroll deductions from state employees for more than a decade, may be removed from the list after an exchange last week with state Comptroller Kevin Lembo.