November 23, 2016
by Jack Kramer | November 23, 2016 12:54pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the head of Connecticut’s largest labor coalition were quick to criticize a Texas judge’s ruling blocking President Barack Obama’s national bid to expand overtime pay protections to more than 4 million Americans.
November 17, 2016
by Christine Stuart | November 17, 2016 9:59am
HARTFORD, CT — According to a study by researchers at Duke, Yale, and the University of Connecticut, dozens of suicides have likely been prevented by a law that was passed following the mass shooting at the Connecticut Lottery in 1998 allowing police to temporarily remove guns from potentially violent or suicidal people.
November 7, 2016
by Christine Stuart | November 7, 2016 10:41am
November 4, 2016
by Christine Stuart | November 4, 2016 12:52pm
HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut Supreme Court Justice Peter T. Zarella announced Thursday that he was stepping down from the bench to join the law firm of McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter in January.
by Jack Kramer | November 4, 2016 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT — Speaker after speaker implored the Connecticut Sentencing Commission on Thursday to reform the state’s criminal justice and sentencing policies, but no testimony was as passionate as a former inmate, Yale Law School graduate and current public defender who called the current system “a complete farce.”
November 2, 2016
by Christine Stuart | November 2, 2016 4:30am
October 28, 2016
by Terry Cowgill | October 28, 2016 4:30am
Get ready, Connecticut. We could be seeing an influx of incense, black lights and people who say “dude” and laugh inappropriately. That’s because if the residents of of neighboring Massachusetts pass a ballot initiative next month allowing for the legal sale and consumption of recreational marijuana, Connecticut will almost certainly follow suit.
October 25, 2016
by Jack Kramer | October 25, 2016 11:57am
A poll of 600 Connecticut voters shows 68 percent support a judge’s recent decision calling for a new education funding formula for the state’s public school system.
October 19, 2016
by Cara Rosner | October 19, 2016 12:06pm
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal wants the Department of Justice to reject a $465 million settlement it recently reached with Mylan Pharmaceuticals, saying the EpiPen maker should take more accountability for shortchanging the Medicaid program.
October 14, 2016
by Christine Stuart | October 14, 2016 1:00pm
The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation, which has unsuccessfully fought for years for federal recognition, filed a lawsuit against Connecticut Friday for $610 million in damages associated with the states taking of tribal land.