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 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 6, 2017 6:20am
A portion of a correctional center in Montville has been shut down as a result of state’s declining prison population.
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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 Jack Kramer | April 5, 2017 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT - The Judiciary Committee passed a bill Tuesday to reduce the use of solitary confinement in Connecticut prisons.
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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 11:30am
HARTFORD, CT - A proposal to extend the amount of time adult victims of a sexual assault have to report the crime was the subject of an emotional Judiciary Committee public hearing last week.
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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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by Christine Stuart | March 22, 2017 4:00pm
HARTFORD, CT — Supporters of legalizing marijuana were put on the defensive Wednesday by almost two hours of testimony offered by Dr. Deepak Cyril D’Souza, a professor of psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine and director of neuropsychiatry at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System.
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by Craig Glover and Ludwig Spinelli | March 22, 2017 5:30am
As the CEOs of two local Federally Qualified Health Centers, both of which have a mission of treating every patient who comes to us regardless of ability to pay, we have grave concerns regarding Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s plans to dramatically scale back coverage under the state’s HUSKY plan in this year’s budget proposal.
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