by Jack Kramer | April 18, 2017 5:30am
The firearm and ammunition industry is doing quite well across the country although Connecticut’s gun business is not part of that growth, a new study shows.
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by Jack Kramer | April 13, 2017 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT — The indictment of a former Vernon man charged with scheming to secure funding for a fake pocket pita company may give new momentum to legislation that would toughen oversight of state tax credits and economic incentives.
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by Christine Stuart | April 10, 2017 2:00pm
HARTFORD, CT — The Judiciary Committee watered down legislation Friday that would have allowed judicial marshals to carry firearms in courthouses and turned it into a study.
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by Jack Kramer | April 7, 2017 5:57pm
HARTFORD, CT - Passing legislation revamping the juvenile justice system, one of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s signature initiatives this year, failed to make it through the Judiciary Committee Friday.
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by Christine Stuart | April 7, 2017 5:29am
HARTFORD, CT — Proponents conceded defeat Thursday on a bill that would have given law enforcement permission to ask a person to see their gun permit.
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by Jack Kramer | April 5, 2017 3:52pm
HARTFORD, CT — It appears efforts to legalize recreational marijuana in the state of Connecticut have failed.
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by Christine Stuart | April 5, 2017 10:23am
HARTFORD, CT— Over the next two days all eyes will be on the Judiciary Committee as it races to its Friday deadline.
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by Jack Kramer | April 4, 2017 5:29am
HARTFORD, CT — The Judiciary Committee overwhelmingly approved a bill Monday that would increase the penalty for hate crimes in Connecticut.
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by Jack Kramer | March 30, 2017 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT — Proponents who want to let police use drones to help in law enforcement are hoping the fourth time is the charm.
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by Jack Kramer | March 27, 2017 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT - A bill ordering police departments to do a better job posting instructions about how to file a complaint against police received broad support at a public hearing Friday.
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