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March 26, 2015

OP-ED | Affirmative Consent Bill Could Help Tear Down Rape Culture

by Susan Bigelow | March 26, 2015 3:00pm

Connecticut is poised to finally do something about the epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses. The legislature needs to see this through, because more than just the safety of the next generation of students is at stake.

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Racial Disparity in Connecticut Prisons on the Decline, Report Says

by Jordan Fenster | March 26, 2015 11:46am

Council of State Governments Justice Center There is “significantly” less racial disparity among prisoners in Connecticut than there was just a few years ago, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Justice.

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March 24, 2015

Higher Ed Committee Says ‘Yes’ Means ‘Yes’ When it Comes to Sexual Consent

by Elizabeth Regan | March 24, 2015 5:53pm

CTNJ file photo A bill to change the sexual consent threshold at colleges and universities across the state from “no means no” to “yes means yes” is one step closer to becoming law Tuesday after it cleared the Higher Education and Employment Committee.

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March 23, 2015

OP-ED | AIDS CT Applauds Governor’s Bill to Address Opiate Epidemic

by Shawn Lang | March 23, 2015 4:20pm

Between 2009 and 2014, there were more than 2,000 accidental and unintentional opioid involved deaths that occurred in 150 of Connecticut’s 169 cities and towns. Nationwide, 18- to 24-year-olds are more likely to die from drug overdoses, primarily from prescription pain relievers, than from motor vehicle accidents.

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March 20, 2015

State May Move Forward on Police Body Camera Pilot

by Jordan Fenster | March 20, 2015 12:00pm

Courtesy of the Hartford Police Union Flickr page A bill to study the use of police body cameras was forwarded to the Senate Thursday after a favorable vote in the Public Safety and Security Committee.

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March 16, 2015

Giffords To Return To Connecticut

by Christine Stuart | March 16, 2015 4:47pm

CTNJ file photo Gabby Giffords, the former Arizona congresswoman who was severely wounded in a 2011 shooting, will be in Connecticut Tuesday urging support for one of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s campaign promises.

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March 13, 2015

Lawmakers Seek Compromise on Access to Arrest Records

by Elizabeth Regan | March 13, 2015 2:30pm

CTNJ file photo Less than a year after the state Supreme Court ruled that police could withhold arrest information while criminal prosecutions are ongoing, lawmakers are reviewing a bill that would essentially undo that decision.

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DC NEWS JUNKIE | Murphy Opposes Concealed Carry Act

by Jordan Fenster | March 13, 2015 5:00am

A measure making its way through the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate would force states to recognize concealed carry permits issued in other states. Sen. Christopher Murphy, D-Conn., responding to a speech delivered by the National Rifle Association’s Wayne LaPierre, called the bill “dangerous.”

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March 12, 2015

Senate Republicans Pitch Urban Agenda; Embrace Parts of Malloy Budget

by Christine Stuart | March 12, 2015 5:24pm

Christine Stuart photo Senate Republicans, who hail from mostly suburban and rural communities, said they have a plan to foster economic growth and development in Connecticut’s urban areas.

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March 11, 2015

Wyman Says Bill Protects Domestic Violence Victims; Gun Owners Say It’s Unnecessary

by Sarah Paduano | March 11, 2015 4:37pm

Christine Stuart photo Second Amendment advocates and gun owners feel that legislation before the General Assembly is infringing on their right to possess firearms, while proponents feel the bills would protect domestic violence victims.

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