May 26, 2016
by Christine Stuart | May 26, 2016 1:45pm
The Connecticut Supreme Court declined to reverse a previous decision that found the death penalty was unconstitutional for all, including the 11 inmates left on death row after the General Assembly prospectively abolished the practice in 2012.
by Patricia Daddona | May 26, 2016 5:29am
Seventeen lawmakers are asking the state’s insurance commissioner for a fair and thorough review of two pending colossal health insurance mergers and a study on how they could affect Connecticut jobs.
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 20, 2016
by Christine Stuart | May 20, 2016 11:59am
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.
by Christine Stuart | May 16, 2016 1:46pm
May 13, 2016
by Christine Stuart | May 13, 2016 9:14pm
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was confident Friday morning that there was enough support in the House to approve his package of criminal justice reforms, but that confidence faded after a day of backroom talks and vote counting.
by Jack Kramer | May 13, 2016 11:14am
Despite a ruling from a federal court in Florida calling the practice unconstitutional, Connecticut’s General Assembly failed to pass a bill last month to end prison gerrymandering in the Nutmeg State.
by Christine Stuart | May 13, 2016 12:41am
May 12, 2016
by Steve Majerus-Collins | May 12, 2016 7:00pm
Nine Connecticut police departments and a state police troop showed racial and ethnic disparities in traffic stops they made over a 12-month period, according to a new study by Central Connecticut State University’s Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy.