February 22, 2017
by Christine Stuart | February 22, 2017 5:30am
He was just one of many Tuesday left by themselves under a fluorescent light in a small cell with a bunk, but unlike the estimated 80,000 inmates nationwide in solitary confinement, Sen. Gary Winfield, D-New Haven, was able to leave after two hours.
February 20, 2017
by Sarah Smith, ProPublica | February 20, 2017 5:26am
Two days after she had fled because of a beating at the hands of her husband, Sanna Dilawar was back at her home in Torrington, Connecticut. She needed to retrieve her breast pump, and she had her 11-week-old daughter with her.
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February 9, 2017
by Doina Chiacu | February 9, 2017 10:00pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — President Donald Trump castigated a Democratic senator on Thursday for saying U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch had voiced dismay in a private meeting over Trump’s attacks on the judiciary, while Republicans came forward to back up the lawmaker’s portrayal.
February 7, 2017
by Christine Stuart | February 7, 2017 5:30am
Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen joined with 15 other Democratic attorneys general from around the United States to submit a brief to the Ninth Circuit Monday afternoon challenging President Donald Trump’s travel ban barring travelers from seven majority-Muslim countries.
February 2, 2017
by Christine Stuart | February 2, 2017 1:33pm
The Connecticut Democratic Party says the U.S. Attorney’s office has ended its investigation into whether the party illegally spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s 2014 re-election bid. Turns out It didn’t and no charges were brought.
February 1, 2017
by Jack Kramer | February 1, 2017 1:46pm
HARTFORD, CT – Associate Attorney General General Gregory T. D’Auria was nominated Wednesday to serve as a justice on the Connecticut Supreme Court by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
by Jack Kramer | February 1, 2017 5:30am
Democrats mad about Republicans refusal to confirm Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee to fill Justice Antonin Scalia’s seat will have a hard time blocking the nomination of Neil M. Gorsuch to fill the vacancy, predicted Supreme Court observers.
January 24, 2017
by Jack Kramer | January 24, 2017 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT — The governor will be asking for $5 million in state funding to assist homeowners in 24 towns in northeastern Connecticut whose homes may be crumbling because of a mineral that causes foundations to deteriorate.
by Christine Stuart | January 24, 2017 12:15am
Following a four hour hearing, the Appropriations Committee voted overwhelming against a plan that would require Connecticut to increase funding for the Department of Children and Families to $801.2 million a year. That’s more than $794.2 million it’s expected to receive this fiscal year.
January 20, 2017
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.