by Kimberly A. Knox | March 5, 2014 4:34pm
The Honorable Leslie Olear came before the General Assembly for reappointment on Feb. 26, having served the previous eight years with a stellar record. By all accounts, she is the type of judge that Connecticut deserves and needs: smart, hardworking and committed to doing what is fair and just.
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by Christine Stuart | March 3, 2014 5:03pm
Barbara Fair is sick of traveling to Hartford year after year to testify on a bill that would give juvenile offenders an opportunity to reduce their sentences.
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by Christine Stuart | February 21, 2014 2:52pm
(Updated 5:13 p.m.) Subpoenas released Friday show that federal investigators plan to search through text messages, emails, contracts, and other correspondences as they scrutinize the relationship between top Republican staffers and two direct mail companies.
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by Christine Stuart | February 12, 2014 5:30am
A group of former state employee union members, some of whom wanted to change unions after the animosity created by the 2011 concession package, are suing the state and its union in a class-action complaint.
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by Hugh McQuaid | February 11, 2014 4:38pm
Lawmakers may consider imposing financial penalties on colleges and universities that do not enforce a number of policies to improve their response to sexual assaults on their campuses.
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by Hugh McQuaid | February 7, 2014 5:04pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has proposed a bill designed to shield horse owners from the potential consequences of a state Supreme Court case weighing whether horses are inherently “vicious” animals.
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by Christine Stuart | February 7, 2014 3:29pm
Senior citizens impacted by United Healthcare’s decision to drop Yale-New Haven Hospital doctors are being given until Feb. 14 to enroll in original Medicare.
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by Staff Report | February 3, 2014 4:42pm
Federal prosecutors do not plan to charge former House Speaker Chris Donovan in the 2012 campaign corruption case that dashed his congressional candidacy and has two of his former staffers serving prison terms.
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by Hugh McQuaid | January 31, 2014 4:25pm
A lawyer for a group of gun rights groups and firearm sellers has appealed a Thursday decision by a federal court judge upholding a new Connecticut gun control law as constitutional.
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by Hugh McQuaid | January 30, 2014 5:23pm
A federal court judge ruled Thursday that the state’s new gun control law passes constitutional muster, even if it is a burden on gun owners.
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