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March 4, 2015

Towns Consider Regional Police Departments

by Hugh McQuaid | March 4, 2015 8:01am

Hugh McQuaid photo Small towns slated to pay more for resident state troopers under Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposed budget may abandon the trooper program and create regional police departments, Harwinton First Selectman Michael Criss told lawmakers Tuesday.

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February 26, 2015

OP-ED | Resident State Trooper Program A Low-Hanging Fruit

by Terry Cowgill | February 26, 2015 4:16pm

It goes without saying that the best way to approach budget cutting is to take no prisoners. Unfortunately, that simple principle is easier to declare in state government than it is to practice.

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February 23, 2015

Lawmakers Hope Improved Sleeping Conditions Will Curb Infant Deaths

by Hugh McQuaid | February 23, 2015 8:30am

Hugh McQuaid Photo Hospitals would be required to give new parents instruction on safe newborn sleeping conditions under a bill proposed by lawmakers seeking to reduce preventable infant deaths.

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February 20, 2015

Resident Trooper Funding Cut Challenged During Budget Hearing

by Hugh McQuaid | February 20, 2015 2:00pm

CTNJ File Photo Lawmakers from small towns looked Thursday for alternatives to a cut in the governor’s budget which will require municipalities with resident state troopers to foot the entire cost of the program.

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February 18, 2015

Malloy Budget Tackles Deficits By Boosting Tax Revenue and Spending Cuts

by Hugh McQuaid | February 18, 2015 4:48pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy presented the legislature with $40 billion budget proposal Wednesday that boosts tax revenue by $900 million and cuts $1.3 billion in state spending to address more than $2 billion in projected deficits.

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February 17, 2015

New Haven Officials Back Police Camera Bill

by Hugh McQuaid | February 17, 2015 2:10pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo New Haven Mayor Toni Harp and Police Chief Dean Esserman testified Tuesday in support of a bill developing a program that would test police body cameras for one year in three Connecticut municipalities.

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February 13, 2015

Sandy Hook Advisory Commission Calls For Action On Report

by Hugh McQuaid | February 13, 2015 11:46am

Hugh McQuaid Photo The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission wrapped up more than two years of work Friday by accepting its report on the 2012 Newtown murders and making a plea to policymakers to adopt its recommendations.

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February 12, 2015

Malloy Looks To Curb Heroin Overdoses

by Elizabeth Regan | February 12, 2015 2:50pm

National Institute on Drug Abuse Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will address the growing problem of drug overdoses from heroin and other opioids when he unveils a package of legislative proposals this month.

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Legislature Considers Rolling Back Court Decision on Police Disclosure

by Hugh McQuaid | February 12, 2015 11:38am

U.S. Dept. of Justice Lawmakers will hear public testimony Friday on a bill to reverse a 2014 state Supreme Court ruling, which limited the information police must release to the public before a criminal case is resolved.

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February 11, 2015

Senate Democrats Call For Stronger Privacy Laws After Anthem Hack

by Sarah Paduano | February 11, 2015 2:35pm

Sarah Paduano Photo Senate Democrats announced privacy legislation Wednesday prompted by last month’s massive Anthem data breach that may have compromised the personal information of tens of millions of its customers.

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