November 12, 2015
by Christine Stuart | November 12, 2015 4:59pm
Details of Thursday’s budget negotiations between Republicans, Democrats, and the Malloy administration were supposed to remain private, but within a short period of time details of the plans proposed by the Republicans and the Malloy administration were leaked to the CT Mirror.
November 10, 2015
by Christine Stuart | November 10, 2015 10:50pm
November 6, 2015
by Christine Stuart | November 6, 2015 5:29am
November 3, 2015
by Maria Tcherni-Buzzeo | November 3, 2015 8:00am
We hear about violence nearly every day. We learn of spikes in shootings and homicides in some U.S. cities, including Hartford. We see footage of mass shootings at, most recently, Umpqua Community College in Oregon, continuing a long string of similar tragedies from Columbine to Virginia Tech to Aurora to Newtown.
October 28, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | October 28, 2015 4:30am
The leading Democratic state representative on the legislature’s Human Services Committee on Tuesday reiterated a bipartisan commitment by lawmakers to restore some cuts Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made to social service programs to cover a state budget shortfall.
October 19, 2015
by Staff Report | October 19, 2015 3:19pm
More than a year after a federal court upheld sweeping changes to Connecticut’s gun laws in the wake of the Sandy Hook School shooting, a three-judge panel has affirmed that decision.
October 14, 2015
by Christine Stuart | October 14, 2015 2:31pm
It’s been almost a month since Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget office announced it was cutting about $103 million from the 2016 budget, but hospital officials still aren’t clear about how much has been cut from certain line items.
October 12, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | October 12, 2015 4:29am
Members of Connecticut’s delegation in Washington have been vocal, repeatedly and often, in their support for gun control since the 2012 mass shooting in Sandy Hook. The Oct. 1 mass shooting at a community college near Roseburg, Oregon only served to make those calls for gun control louder, with members in both the Senate and the House proposing laws and speaking vociferously on the Congressional floor.
October 9, 2015
by Karen Jarmoc and Garry Lapidus | October 9, 2015 10:41am
Recently, Judge Charles D. Gill wrote an editorial for the Hartford Courant in which he attempts to outline the strengths of Connecticut’s Judicial Branch in presiding over domestic violence cases. However, Judge Gill’s essay actually provides a compelling snapshot of limitations that serve to constrict policy and practice related to helping victims of domestic violence stay safe.
by Terry Cowgill | October 9, 2015 4:30am
Of the 126 acts of legislation that went into effect in Connecticut on Oct. 1, one of them (An Act Concerning Alcoholic Liquor) contains nine different provisions. Most are common sense measures such as allowing package stores to sell cigars and setting guidelines that permit micro breweries to peddle their wares at farmers markets.