December 21, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 21, 2014 1:00am
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March 31, 2015
by Christine Stuart | March 31, 2015 4:21pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy appointed former New Haven state Rep. Cameron Staples to chair a commission tasked with figuring out how to fund his $100 billion, 30-year vision for improving Connecticut’s transportation infrastructure.
by Elizabeth Regan | March 31, 2015 4:16pm
The University of Connecticut Foundation and its supporters appear to have successfully dodged another round of bills to require more financial transparency from the school’s nonprofit fundraising arm that yielded $81.1 million in 2014.
by Christine Stuart | March 31, 2015 12:02pm
by Elizabeth Regan | March 31, 2015 5:30am
The Government Administration and Elections Committee voted 9-6 Monday in favor of a bill written to nullify a Connecticut Supreme Court decision allowing police to withhold arrest information until criminal prosecutions are completed. The vote sends the bill to the floor of the House for consideration.
Tags: Ed Jutila, Richard Smith, James Smith, FOIA, arrest records, transparency, elizabeth regan, dh
by Jordan Fenster | March 31, 2015 5:00am
Last week, U.S. Rep. John Larson, D-1st District, had the chance to check out the F-35 fighter jet from the inside. Airplane maker Lockheed Martin brought a mobile cockpit demonstrator to the congressional office building to show members of Congress what it’s like to pilot the plane.
Tags: DC News Junkie, john larson, Jim Himes, F-35, dh
March 30, 2015
by Christine Stuart | March 30, 2015 4:50pm
by Jordan Fenster | March 30, 2015 1:57pm
Juvenile offenders will no longer be shackled in court unless specifically needed to protect those in the courtroom, if a bill being considered by the state legislature is passed. However, a policy shift at the state’s Judicial Branch scheduled to take effect this week does the same thing.
by Christine Stuart | March 30, 2015 12:11pm
by Rep. David Alexander | March 30, 2015 11:00am