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July 21, 2015

Republican Leader Says DCF Needs Reform, Questions Commissioner’s Commitment

by Elizabeth Regan | July 21, 2015 12:00pm

Christine Stuart file photo A leading Republican lawmaker is questioning whether Department of Children and Families Commissioner Joette Katz is fully committed to reforming the troubled agency in light of two recent reports citing deficiencies in its operations.

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July 15, 2015

Lawmakers Announce Appointments To Task Force Created To Tackle Family Violence

by Madeline Stocker | July 15, 2015 3:11pm

Madeline Stocker photo The death of 7-month-old Aaden Moreno of Middletown was a painful reminder to lawmakers about why they created a new task force to look at family violence cases.

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July 14, 2015

Crime and Punishment On the Decline in Connecticut

by Elizabeth Regan | July 14, 2015 4:06pm

With the ink not yet dry on a new law to reduce incarceration rates among nonviolent offenders, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration said Tuesday that the number of arrests and jail admissions continues to decline at record levels.

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July 8, 2015

Counting Prisoners As Local Residents Distorts Voting Districts, Advocate Says

by Luke Foster | July 8, 2015 12:05am

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WINDSOR — While counting prisoners as residents of the town where they are incarcerated instead of where they live can cause problems with governmental representation, it is a problem that can be fixed, a prison reform advocate said Tuesday.

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July 7, 2015

Appeals Court Upholds Food Stamp Timeliness

by Christine Stuart | July 7, 2015 2:57pm

Wikipedia Commons The Second Circuit Court of Appeals concluded Monday that people whose food stamp applications are delayed can sue the state in federal court.

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July 6, 2015

Malloy Signs Bill to Promote Greater Scrutiny of Police Through Disclosure of Arrest Information

by Elizabeth Regan | July 6, 2015 4:52pm

Elizabeth Regan file photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a bill late last week to bring arrest details to light as part of the state’s sunshine law ensuring public access to government records and proceedings.

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June 29, 2015

Lawmakers Invoke Memory of Charleston Victims In Passing Police Reforms

by Elizabeth Regan | June 29, 2015 6:22pm

Christine Stuart The state House of Representatives opened Monday’s special session with a moment of silence for the nine people killed by a gunman at a black South Carolina church on June 17 and invoked their memory again when they passed a bill to address the use of excessive of force by police officers.

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June 26, 2015

Connecticut Advocates Applaud High Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

by Christine Stuart | June 26, 2015 1:57pm

doug hardy photo The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision recognizing same-sex marriages in all 50 states “affirms what a majority of Americans already know, which is that marriage is about love,” Anne Stanback, who led Connecticut’s fight for marriage equality, said Friday.

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June 25, 2015

DC NEWS JUNKIE | Delegation Reacts to SCOTUS Affordable Care Act Ruling

by Jordan Fenster | June 25, 2015 7:00pm


Immediately following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act, six out of Connecticut’s seven-member Washington delegation issued press releases lauding the ruling.

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Supreme Court’s ACA Decision Applauded By Connecticut

by Christine Stuart | June 25, 2015 2:54pm

Josalee Thrift file photo Connecticut’s elected and appointed officials applauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision Thursday upholding the distribution of subsidies under the Affordable Care Act.

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