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April 10, 2014

State Struggles To House Transgender Youth

by Hugh McQuaid | April 10, 2014 5:30am

istockphoto 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.

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March 13, 2014

OP-ED | Locked Girls’ Facility to Open Despite Questions

by Susan Bigelow | March 13, 2014 9:09pm

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On March 19, the Department of Children and Families will be opening a 12-bed, locked treatment facility in Middletown for some of the most at-risk girls in the system. Questions remain, however, as to whether it’s a needed addition to the state’s treatment network, or just a symptom of a broken system.

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January 15, 2014

Foley Stops Short of Calling For Repeal of 2013 Gun Laws

by Hugh McQuaid | January 15, 2014 12:18am

Hugh McQuaid photo 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.

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January 3, 2014

Advocates Not In Favor of Expanding Juvenile Detention

by Hugh McQuaid | January 3, 2014 6:30am

Hugh McQuaid Photo Although U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is hoping to make federal policy out of Connecticut’s successes in juvenile justice, he and several child welfare advocates are hoping the state scraps its plan to establish a new locked facility for girls.

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December 10, 2013

Democratic Donor Introduces Malloy At Breakfast

by Christine Stuart | December 10, 2013 1:59pm

Christine Stuart photo An utility company executive who donated $1,500 to the Connecticut Democratic Party’s federal account in October introduced Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday morning at the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce breakfast.

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December 9, 2013

Can Government Help Create Jobs?

by Christine Stuart | December 9, 2013 1:17pm

Christine Stuart photo The headline of this story was the question posed to a group of panelists Monday at the “CT at Work” conference sponsored by the Connecticut Humanities Council at Wesleyan University.

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November 12, 2013

Police Union Asks for Malloy’s Help With Favoritism Allegations, Dash Cam Erasure

by Christine Stuart | November 12, 2013 6:30pm

Christine Stuart photo Concerned about alleged favoritism and the decision by one police commander to erase video and audio recorded by his dashboard camera, the state police union reached out to Gov. Dannel. P. Malloy for help Tuesday.

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November 1, 2013

OP-ED | Groundhogging Connecticut’s Election

by Jason Paul | November 1, 2013 1:34pm

Tuesday is Election Day and voters in a majority of the state’s towns will be going to the polls to decide who will run their town government.

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October 24, 2013

Former State Rep. Gail Hamm Dies

by Staff Report | October 24, 2013 3:45pm

Courtesy of the House Democratic caucus Former East Hampton state Rep. Gail Hamm, an attorney who served in the legislature for 14 years before her retirement, has died.

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October 7, 2013

Merrill Lauds Judge’s Decision To Give Westport Candidates Ballot Access; Minor Parties Celebrate

by Brian Woodman Jr. | October 7, 2013 12:30pm

Courtesy of the Judicial Branch (Updated 4:46 p.m.) Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is lauding a judge’s order permitting a minor political party’s candidates to appear on the ballot in Westport and East Hampton’s municipal election despite their failure to comply with state election law.

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