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March 26, 2015

OP-ED | Affirmative Consent Bill Could Help Tear Down Rape Culture

by Susan Bigelow | March 26, 2015 3:00pm

Connecticut is poised to finally do something about the epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses. The legislature needs to see this through, because more than just the safety of the next generation of students is at stake.

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March 24, 2015

Higher Ed Committee Says ‘Yes’ Means ‘Yes’ When it Comes to Sexual Consent

by Elizabeth Regan | March 24, 2015 5:53pm

CTNJ file photo A bill to change the sexual consent threshold at colleges and universities across the state from “no means no” to “yes means yes” is one step closer to becoming law Tuesday after it cleared the Higher Education and Employment Committee.

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March 23, 2015

Birthmothers Hope Access to Key Documents Will Help Advance Adoption Reform

by Christine Stuart | March 23, 2015 4:08pm

Christine Stuart photo Adoption reform advocates at the State Capitol this year have shifted the focus of their effort to open adoption records from the rights of adoptees to the rights of birthmothers.

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March 19, 2015

OP-ED | When the State Won’t Let You Die

by Susan Bigelow | March 19, 2015 8:30pm

Do we have the right to die when and how we want, or does that power belong to the state? Connecticut is wrestling with those questions in different ways this week.

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March 18, 2015

Hundreds Turn Out as Connecticut Debates Aid in Dying Measure

by New Haven Register | March 18, 2015 8:23pm

Ed Stannard photo The bill that would allow terminally ill patients to end their own lives with a doctor’s prescription brought more than 200 people to testify before the Judiciary Committee Wednesday, with spectators spilling into two overflow rooms at the Legislative Office Building.

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March 16, 2015

Judge Denies Rowland’s Motion For New Trial

by Christine Stuart | March 16, 2015 10:53pm

Douglas Healey file photo A federal judge rejected former Gov. John G. Rowland’s last attempt Monday to overturn his second felony conviction.

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March 11, 2015

Voters Say No To Casinos, Yes To Marijuana

by Christine Stuart | March 11, 2015 6:34am

Shutterstock By a nearly 4-to-1 margin, voters surveyed by the Quinnipiac University poll say they don’t want more casinos in Connecticut.

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March 9, 2015

Lawmakers Struggle To Put A Number on Medicaid Proposal

by Christine Stuart | March 9, 2015 5:30am

Shutterstock Lawmakers and officials at the Department of Social Services are having a tough time adding up the cost of a proposal that would allow a person to keep more assets if their spouse ends up in a nursing home.

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March 5, 2015

Rowland’s Lawyers Ask For New Trial

by Hugh McQuaid | March 5, 2015 1:39pm

Douglas Healey File Photo Two weeks before former Gov. John G. Rowland is scheduled to be sentenced for campaign corruption crimes, his lawyers made a last-minute pitch asking a federal court judge to order a new trial.

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March 2, 2015

Supreme Court Orders New Sentencing Hearing for Juvenile Offender, But Leaves Rest to Legislature

by Hugh McQuaid | March 2, 2015 6:30am

Michael Lee-Murphy file photo The state Supreme Court has ordered a new sentencing hearing for a man sentenced to life in prison for a murder he committed as a minor. But the court left up to the legislature to decide whether similarly situated offenders should be granted parole hearings. 

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