June 14, 2016
by Abby Anderson | June 14, 2016 10:08am
This session, the legislature passed landmark legislation to improve our juvenile justice system. Yet the state budget starves that very system for funding. So the question is: What happens to our kids when a groundbreaking law runs up against an austerity budget?
Tags: Abby Anderson, juvenile justice, reform, Judicial Branch, DCF
June 13, 2016
by Jack Kramer | June 13, 2016 5:30am
Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim didn’t hesitate to single himself out Friday as the kind of person who would benefit from his city’s new Second Chance Society Initiative at a news conference at the Margaret Morton Government Center.
June 7, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 7, 2016 10:12pm
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 31, 2016
by Christine Stuart | May 31, 2016 4:30pm
(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.
by Abby Anderson | May 31, 2016 12:45pm
There are a lot of questions being asked about exactly how the governor’s proposal to treat individuals under the age of 21 in the juvenile court system would be implemented. With respect, they are the wrong questions.
May 25, 2016
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.
May 23, 2016
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.
May 16, 2016
by Christine Stuart | May 16, 2016 4:42pm
Outgoing House Speaker Brendan Sharkey, D-Hamden, said Monday that he supports Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s efforts to reform the criminal justice system. But he said it will be up to the governor to make sure the House has the votes.