October 30, 2014
by Christine Stuart | October 30, 2014 1:17pm
Members of the Connecticut Immigrant Rights Alliance dropped off a letter Thursday at Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s capitol office to call attention to a “flaw” in the Correction Department’s policy on Immigration and Custom Enforcement detainer requests.
October 23, 2014
by Matt DeRienzo | October 23, 2014 9:02pm
A California lawmaker who chaired a congressional task force on gun violence after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting nearly two years ago was in Newtown on Thursday, meeting with high school students and supporting 5th District Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty’s re-election campaign.
October 10, 2014
by Matt DeRienzo | October 10, 2014 7:42pm
CHESHIRE — Republican congressional candidate Mark Greenberg said Friday that the mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012 led him to his change his position on gun control.
by Luke Foster | October 10, 2014 5:30am
Although legislation that would allow mentally competent, terminally ill patients to medically end their lives did not make it through the legislative session this year, supporters are already gearing up for Connecticut’s 2015 legislative session.
September 10, 2014
by Christine Stuart | September 10, 2014 2:27pm
September 4, 2014
by Christine Stuart | September 4, 2014 5:30am
August 22, 2014
by Susan Bigelow | August 22, 2014 7:29am
August 12, 2014
by Christine Stuart | August 12, 2014 5:30am
A Quinnipiac University poll in May found that 69 percent of Republicans surveyed opposed stricter gun control laws passed following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. But it’s unknown how many of them will show up Tuesday to vote in the Republican gubernatorial primary between Sen. John McKinney and Tom Foley.
July 4, 2014
by Suzanne Bates | July 4, 2014 10:30am
There was an uneasy energy in Harvard Yard as former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg called the attempt to stifle conservative voices on college campuses at Harvard and across the nation a modern form of McCarthyism.
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June 20, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | June 20, 2014 2:00pm
(Updated 2:50 p.m.) The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission considered ideas for its final report Friday with members expressing frustration over shootings that have occurred since the Newtown shooting and doubts about what their report will do to stem that trend.