March 26, 2015
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.
by Jordan Fenster | March 26, 2015 11:46am
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.
March 24, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | March 24, 2015 5:53pm
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.
March 23, 2015
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.
March 20, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 20, 2015 12:00pm
March 16, 2015
by Christine Stuart | March 16, 2015 4:47pm
March 13, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | March 13, 2015 2:30pm
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.
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.”
March 12, 2015
by Christine Stuart | March 12, 2015 5:24pm
March 11, 2015
by Sarah Paduano | March 11, 2015 4:37pm
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.