May 19, 2017
by Jillian Gilchrest | May 19, 2017 8:00am
On Wednesday, the House of Representatives voted unanimously on legislation to address the demand side of sex trafficking, marking a major shift in the way our state addresses this crime.
May 16, 2017
by Christine Stuart | May 16, 2017 4:05pm
HARTFORD, CT — Legislative Democratic leaders put forward a budget proposal Tuesday that legalizes marijuana, expands casino gaming, creates a paid Family and Medical Leave system, and reduces funding for Connecticut’s clean election system.
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May 8, 2017
by Jack Kramer | May 8, 2017 12:00pm
HARTFORD, CT - While the move to legalize recreational marijuana in Connecticut has hit a speed bump, the medical pot program continues to grow, now topping 18,000 patients.
April 18, 2017
by Lois Cody | April 18, 2017 10:00pm
First Lady Rosalyn Carter famously declared, “there are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need a caregiver.”
April 17, 2017
by Christine Stuart | April 17, 2017 4:55pm
by Christine Stuart | April 17, 2017 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT — A bill that would restore the right of every adopted adult citizen in Connecticut to obtain a copy of their original birth certificate is winding its way through the legislative process.
April 5, 2017
by Jack Kramer | April 5, 2017 3:52pm
March 31, 2017
by Jack Kramer | March 31, 2017 1:36pm
HARTFORD, CT —(Updated 5:30 p.m.) The Planning and Development Committee narrowly approved a bill Friday that would prohibit the installation of crumb rubber ground cover on municipal and public playgrounds.
by Susan Bigelow | March 31, 2017 10:00am
March 24, 2017
by Dustin Volz and David Lawder, Reuters | March 24, 2017 3:25pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Republicans in Congress lacked the votes needed for passage of their U.S. healthcare system overhaul and a key committee chairman came out in opposition after Donald Trump demanded a vote on Friday in a gamble that could hobble his presidency. As a result, shortly before 4 p.m. Friday, House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the Republican replacement plan from the House floor.