March 31, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | March 31, 2015 5:30am
The Government Administration and Elections Committee voted 9-6 Monday in favor of a bill written to nullify a Connecticut Supreme Court decision allowing police to withhold arrest information until criminal prosecutions are completed. The vote sends the bill to the floor of the House for consideration.
Tags: Ed Jutila, Richard Smith, James Smith, FOIA, arrest records, transparency, elizabeth regan, dh
March 30, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 30, 2015 1:57pm
Juvenile offenders will no longer be shackled in court unless specifically needed to protect those in the courtroom, if a bill being considered by the state legislature is passed. However, a policy shift at the state’s Judicial Branch scheduled to take effect this week does the same thing.
March 26, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | March 26, 2015 3:00pm
Connecticut is poised to finally do something about the epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses. The legislature needs to see this through, because more than just the safety of the next generation of students is at stake.
by Jordan Fenster | March 26, 2015 11:46am
There is “significantly” less racial disparity among prisoners in Connecticut than there was just a few years ago, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Justice.
March 24, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 24, 2015 12:31pm
Former congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley was sentenced Tuesday to five months in prison for her role in a scheme to hide former Gov. John G. Rowland’s involvement in her campaign.
March 23, 2015
by Christine Stuart | March 23, 2015 4:08pm
March 16, 2015
by Christine Stuart | March 16, 2015 10:53pm
by Christine Stuart | March 16, 2015 3:54pm
Proponents of a controversial bill permitting doctors help terminally ill patients end their lives are hoping modifications to last year’s proposal, a change of venue, and national awareness of the issue will help get the bill passed.
March 13, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | March 13, 2015 2:30pm
Less than a year after the state Supreme Court ruled that police could withhold arrest information while criminal prosecutions are ongoing, lawmakers are reviewing a bill that would essentially undo that decision.
March 5, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | March 5, 2015 1:39pm