CT News Junkie | Because You Need It. Bad.

Social Networks We Use

Connecticut Network

Categories

Our Partners

Courts

March 27, 2017

Advocates Try Again To Extend The Time Victims Have To Report Sexual Abuse

by Jack Kramer | March 27, 2017 11:30am

Courtesy of CT-N HARTFORD, CT - A proposal to extend the amount of time adult victims of a sexual assault have to report the crime was the subject of an emotional Judiciary Committee public hearing last week.

Continue reading "Advocates Try Again To Extend The Time Victims Have To Report Sexual Abuse" »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Supreme Court To Hear East Haven Mayor’s Appeal Thursday

by Jack Kramer | March 27, 2017 11:28am

EAST HAVEN, CT - East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo’s appeal of a Superior Court judge’s 2016 ruling that he could not collect retirement benefits from the town as a firefighter while serving as its top elected official will be heard by the Connecticut Supreme Court at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 30.

Continue reading "Supreme Court To Hear East Haven Mayor’s Appeal Thursday" »

Tags: , , ,

Public Offers Broad Support For Making Police Complaint Process More Transparent

by Jack Kramer | March 27, 2017 5:30am

Art Olympic via shutterstock HARTFORD, CT - A bill ordering police departments to do a better job posting instructions about how to file a complaint against police received broad support at a public hearing Friday.

Continue reading "Public Offers Broad Support For Making Police Complaint Process More Transparent" »

Tags: , , , ,

March 20, 2017

Malloy Is Pushing, Again, For Bail Reform

by Jack Kramer | March 20, 2017 11:25pm

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is renewing his efforts to eliminate the need for bail for low-level offenses.

Continue reading "Malloy Is Pushing, Again, For Bail Reform" »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Family Pushes Legislation To Make It Tougher On Convicts To Get Out Early

by Jack Kramer | March 20, 2017 3:05pm

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT —  (Updated 5:08 p.m.) A few weeks after a convicted murderer walked out of a court a free man, family members of the victim made a passionate plea to make those convicted of serious crimes serve their full sentences.

Continue reading "Family Pushes Legislation To Make It Tougher On Convicts To Get Out Early" »

Tags: , , , ,

Court Won’t Take Up Rowland’s Second Conviction

by Staff reports | March 20, 2017 2:24pm

Douglas Healey / ctnewsjunkie file photo The U.S. Supreme Court won’t be taking up former Gov. John G. Rowland’s latest conviction for violating campaign laws during the 2010 and 2012 Congressional contest in Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District.

Continue reading "Court Won’t Take Up Rowland’s Second Conviction" »

March 16, 2017

New Bipartisan Coalition Calls For Action on Education Funding

by Christine Stuart | March 16, 2017 11:30am

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — A new nonprofit organization is trying in a bipartisan manner with “out of the box voices” to convey the urgency of coming up with a formula for how the state funds education.

Continue reading "New Bipartisan Coalition Calls For Action on Education Funding" »

Tags: , , , , , ,

State Settles Food Stamp Class Action By Improving Timeliness

by Christine Stuart | March 16, 2017 5:30am

HARTFORD, CT — Five years after filing a federal lawsuit against the state to force it to issue food stamps in a timely manner, legal aid attorneys said they’ve reached a settlement.

Continue reading "State Settles Food Stamp Class Action By Improving Timeliness" »

Tags: , , , , , ,

March 8, 2017

Lawmakers Quietly Kill Malloy’s Quest To Lower Liquor Prices

by Christine Stuart | March 8, 2017 11:00am

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — The legislature’s General Law Committee quietly killed Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s bill to change Connecticut’s liquor laws Tuesday.

Continue reading "Lawmakers Quietly Kill Malloy’s Quest To Lower Liquor Prices" »

Tags: , , , , , , ,

March 3, 2017

Family of Murder Victim To Advocate for Tougher Early Release Conditions

by Jack Kramer | March 3, 2017 6:34pm

courtesy of the stochmal family
HARTFORD, CT — The family of a teenager who was brutally murdered in 1984 and who just saw her killer set free will be at the state Capitol March 20 to support legislation that would make it tougher for convicted felons to get out of prison before their terms are completed.

Continue reading "Family of Murder Victim To Advocate for Tougher Early Release Conditions" »

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,