June 16, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | June 16, 2016 6:00pm
I wish I knew how to feel after Orlando. I’ve felt so many things, from shock to horror to anger to grief to a deep, worried sadness that refuses to fade, days later. I’ve seen the people around me react with fury, with political slogans, with hate, and with resignation.
Tags: Orlando, mass shooting, chris murphy, Jim Himes, LGBT, Susan Bigelow, dh
June 15, 2016
by Jack Kramer | June 15, 2016 3:30pm
(UPDATED 7 a.m.) In the closing moments of a nearly 15-hour filibuster, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, D-Connecticut, announced early Thursday morning that Senate Democrats received a commitment from Republicans to schedule votes to close the terror gap and expand background checks for firearm purchases.
June 2, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 2, 2016 4:08pm
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
by Christine Stuart | June 1, 2016 3:31pm
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 26, 2016
by Christine Stuart | May 26, 2016 1:45pm
The Connecticut Supreme Court declined to reverse a previous decision that found the death penalty was unconstitutional for all, including the 11 inmates left on death row after the General Assembly prospectively abolished the practice in 2012.
May 20, 2016
by Jack Kramer | May 20, 2016 5:30am
Those fighting for Connecticut to adopt a paid family leave law, regardless of the size of the company workers are employed by, got some blunt advice from a lawmaker Thursday on how to kickstart their stalled initiative.
May 19, 2016
by Kristi Allen | May 19, 2016 5:30am
May 18, 2016
by Jack Kramer | May 18, 2016 5:30am
State officials, doctors, and pharmaceutical experts held a forum Tuesday to, in the words of one of the panelists, start a conversation on how to stem “the soaring cost of prescription drugs” in Connecticut.
Tags: pharmaceutical, Pharmaceuticals policy, prices, marketplace, health care, Lembo, Tara Ryan, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, C. Michael White, UConn School of Pharmacy, Tom Brownlie, Pfizer, Dr. Henry Jacobs, Vicki Veltri, Connecticut State Medical Society, Jack Kramer, dh
May 16, 2016
by Christine Stuart | May 16, 2016 1:46pm
May 13, 2016
by Christine Stuart | May 13, 2016 12:41am