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February 12, 2016

10 Lawmakers Push To Legalize Marijuana for Recreational Use

by Christine Stuart | February 12, 2016 2:26pm

shutterstock Ten Democratic lawmakers, including two from New Haven, are hoping their colleagues will entertain a debate this year about legalizing marijuana for recreational use.

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February 11, 2016

Malloy, Health Officials Are Prepared For ‘Unlikely’ Outbreak of Zika Virus

by Christine Stuart | February 11, 2016 12:04pm

shutterstock (Updated 3 p.m.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Connecticut is prepared to respond to the Zika virus, if it makes it to the Connecticut.

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February 9, 2016

Report: Shelters For Domestic Violence Victims Are Over Capacity

by Rowan Kane | February 9, 2016 5:23pm

Rowan Kane photo A new report says shelters for domestic violence victims are consistently over capacity and the length of stay has increased drastically over the past seven years.

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February 5, 2016

Governor Proposes Legislation To Change Handicapped Parking Symbol

by Christine Stuart | February 5, 2016 5:29am

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is on board with changing the handicapped parking symbol on signs throughout the state.

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February 4, 2016

Nonprofit Community Warns of Cuts To Safety Net

by Rowan Kane | February 4, 2016 3:30pm

Rowan Kane photo The private nonprofit community that takes care of Connecticut’s neediest and disabled residents said Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget includes the “most devastating cuts we’ve ever seen.”

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Malloy Tries A Second Time To Limit Access To Firearms For Subjects of Temporary Restraining Orders

by Christine Stuart | February 4, 2016 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will try again this year to get firearms away from those accused of domestic violence offenses.

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February 3, 2016

Malloy Budget Plan Aims Cuts At Living And Dead

by Steve Majerus-Collins | February 3, 2016 3:35pm

Christine Stuart photo The state is so desperate to save money that even the dead are taking a hit.

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February 2, 2016

Correction Commissioner Makes Changes To Controversial Risk Reduction Program

by Christine Stuart | February 2, 2016 4:27pm

Christine Stuart file photo Department of Correction Commissioner Scott Semple is changing how Connecticut’s risk reduction program works in an effort to incentivize good behavior.

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Some Towns May Want Controversial State Police Firing Range

by Steve Majerus-Collins | February 2, 2016 2:21pm

STEVE MAJERUS-COLLINS PHOTO Though officials from Willington and East Windsor are trying to gun down a proposed state police firing range that might be built in one of their towns, municipal leaders elsewhere are trying to snag the proposed $7 million project.

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January 27, 2016

Connecticut Colleges, Metro-North Ban Hoverboards

by Cara Rosner | January 27, 2016 12:51pm

Wikimedia Commons Following mounting safety concerns nationwide about the devices, hoverboards have been banned from Connecticut state college and university campuses, officials announced this week

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