April 10, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | April 10, 2014 5:30am
State prison officials were grappling Wednesday to establish a new policy for housing transgender inmates following a court order handing the Correction Department custody of a transgender minor.
March 21, 2014
by Terry D. Cowgill | March 21, 2014 5:30am
As the General Assembly considers where to whack away in its interminable quest to balance the state’s books, the talk inevitably turns to law enforcement — if only grudgingly. After all, no one wants people’s lives to be in more danger just because taxpayers are in a miserly mood.
March 18, 2014
by Christine Stuart | March 18, 2014 2:41pm
The legislature’s Public Safety Committee approved a bill Tuesday that gives first responders, like the teachers and police officers who witness tragic events, an opportunity to qualify for workers’ compensation benefits.
March 13, 2014
by Christine Stuart | March 13, 2014 5:30am
March 10, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | March 10, 2014 3:47pm
Senate President Donald Williams voiced strong opposition Monday to legislation restricting public access to recordings of 911 calls, calling the bill “unnecessary,” “counterproductive,” and “destructive.”
March 6, 2014
by Brian McCready | March 6, 2014 6:30am
Consumer Protection Commissioner William Rubenstein said Wednesday he is “very disturbed about what is alleged” against the manager of a company selected by the state to grow medical marijuana in West Haven.
February 11, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | February 11, 2014 6:30am
January 24, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | January 24, 2014 6:13pm
January 23, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | January 23, 2014 1:00pm
Some lawmakers on the Planning and Development Committee will push for regionalizing the state’s complex network of emergency call answering centers this year amidst controversy over an executive effort to consolidate State Police dispatch centers.
January 15, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | January 15, 2014 12:18am
Republican Tom Foley told hundreds of Connecticut gun owners that he would veto future gun control restrictions if he is elected governor. But he disappointed some gun owners Tuesday night when he stopped short of calling for repeal.