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 4, 2016
August 16, 2016
Nearly five months after the layoffs began, the presidents of three bargaining groups representing 4,800 Correction Department employees wrote Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to tell him they’re concerned about their safety.
June 2, 2016
Democratic lawmakers in the House Thursday decided there wasn’t enough support for Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s bail reform proposal to raise the bill.
June 1, 2016
WATERBURY — Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy already gave up half of his criminal justice reforms, but it still may not be enough to get the legislation across the finish line Thursday when the House reconvenes for a one-day special session.
May 31, 2016
(Updated 4:15 p.m.) The House will reconvene for a special session Thursday, and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy revised his criminal justice reform package late Tuesday afternoon making it more likely to pass.
May 25, 2016
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Correction Commissioner Scott Semple met with inmates of Hartford Correctional Center on Wednesday in their continued effort to get the General Assembly to adopt a package of criminal justice reforms.
May 20, 2016
The Judicial Branch announced Friday that it will be laying off 61 temporary court clerks and temporary court recording monitors.
May 5, 2016
With a budget that’s dragging into a special session, the 2016 legislative session limped to a close Wednesday without much urgency, energy or excitement.
April 2, 2016
ENFIELD — Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday told four inmates in the new DUI unit at Willard-Cybulski Correctional that they could save Connecticut a lot of money by making sure they don’t return to prison.