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April 14, 2016

Judicial Branch Layoffs Begin

by Christine Stuart | April 14, 2016 4:05pm

Michael Lee Murphy/CTNJ file photo The Judicial Branch laid off 126 employees Thursday, but that’s only the beginning.

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April 13, 2016

Unions Criticize Malloy Administration Over Layoff Tactics

by Christine Stuart | April 13, 2016 5:30am

Christine Stuart file photo (Updated 7:57 a.m.) State employees were walked off the grounds of the Connecticut Juvenile Training School on Monday and on Tuesday about 40 clerical workers at the Department of Social Services were laid off in a conference call, according to union officials.

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March 31, 2016

Judiciary Committee Approves Two Key Juvenile Justice Reform Bills

by Jack Kramer | March 31, 2016 11:00am

Christine Stuart photo The Judiciary Committee approved two bills this week in an effort to reform the juvenile justice system.

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March 30, 2016

Conservative, Free Market Group and Malloy Agree On Bail Reform

by Christine Stuart | March 30, 2016 12:27pm

Christine Stuart photo It’s not everyday the conservative Yankee Institute and Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration agree on an issue.

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March 24, 2016

Republican Lawmaker Expresses Concern Over Raising The Age

by Christine Stuart | March 24, 2016 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo A Republican Senator told members of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration Wednesday that he understands their desire not to ruin the lives of young people, but is concerned about a proposal to treat 18- to 20-year-olds like juveniles in the criminal justice system.

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February 24, 2016

Future of Connecticut Juvenile Training School Debated

by Christine Stuart | February 24, 2016 6:30am

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wants to close a secure facility for juveniles by 2018, but Republican lawmakers think it should happen sooner and the chairs of the Children’s Committee believe the facility should stay open and be repurposed.

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February 2, 2016

Correction Commissioner Makes Changes To Controversial Risk Reduction Program

by Christine Stuart | February 2, 2016 5:27pm

Christine Stuart file photo Department of Correction Commissioner Scott Semple is changing how Connecticut’s risk reduction program works in an effort to incentivize good behavior.

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December 21, 2015

Malloy Turns Focus To Juvenile Justice System

by Christine Stuart | December 21, 2015 5:06pm

Christine Stuart photo In a meeting Monday with three young men who were involved with the juvenile justice system before turning their lives around, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy asked what he should be doing to help.

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December 11, 2015

Secure Facility For Juveniles To Close In 2018

by Christine Stuart | December 11, 2015 6:30am

In an editorial board meeting with WNPR earlier this week, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said the Connecticut Juvenile Training School will be closed by 2018.

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October 5, 2015

DCF Staffers Say Allegations of Abuse Are Wrong

by Elizabeth Regan | October 5, 2015 5:30am

Elizabeth Regan photo It’s all about the kids.

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