by Kristi Allen | May 25, 2016 11:26pm
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.
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by Christine Stuart | May 25, 2016 2:41pm
An agreement between Secretary of the State Denise Merrill and Department of Motor Vehicle Commissioner Michael Byzdra to develop an automatic voter registration system is an unnecessary and expensive proposition. That was the message from four Republican lawmakers who held a press conference Wednesday at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford to criticize the decision.
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by Jack Kramer | May 25, 2016 11:41am
Lawmakers on the Public Health Committee were urged Wednesday to pass new and tougher legislation next year to regulate electronic cigarettes and vapor products in Connecticut.
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by Christine Stuart | May 25, 2016 11:30am
A nonprofit clean energy advocacy organization estimates that Connecticut’s greenhouse gas emissions have reversed course and increased by 4.4 percent since 2012.
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by Cara Rosner | May 25, 2016 5:30am
More than one-third of Americans plan to take a family vacation in the coming year, according to AAA, and low gas prices have most of them planning road trips.
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by Jack Kramer | May 24, 2016 9:47pm
Former Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina told Connecticut Republicans Tuesday that this November’s election is the GOP’s best chance to “dissolve power from the few and put it back into the hands of the people.”
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by Cara Rosner | May 24, 2016 12:00pm
Angelina Capalbo wanted to meet other owners of area startup companies, but had a tough time finding them at local networking events.
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by Christine Stuart | May 24, 2016 5:30am
Plans to build a new waterfront headquarters in Stamford were scuttled, but the world’s largest hedge fund regrouped and will still receive money from the state to expand its footprint in Westport.
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by Christine Stuart | May 23, 2016 4:59pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy continues to hold almost daily press conferences about his legislative proposal to change how bail works and how 18- to 20-year-olds who commit non-violent crimes should be treated.
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by Christine Stuart | May 23, 2016 2:05pm
Lawmakers passed a $19.76 billion budget for 2017 last week, mostly along party lines, that included no tax increases and more than $820 million in spending cuts.
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