by Hugh McQuaid | February 11, 2014 5:38pm
Lawmakers may consider imposing financial penalties on colleges and universities that do not enforce a number of policies to improve their response to sexual assaults on their campuses.
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by Christine Stuart | February 3, 2014 3:01pm
Democratic and Republican lawmakers who sit on the legislature’s Transportation Committee expressed their frustration Monday with what seems to be countless problems with Metro-North Railroad.
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by Hugh McQuaid | January 24, 2014 6:13pm
An early draft of a report from a task force weighing privacy against public disclosure would have recommended making it a felony to copy certain law enforcement records without permission.
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by Christine Stuart | January 24, 2014 5:29pm
When Gov. Dannel P. Malloy began rolling out parts of his budget package Friday, he started by proposing an additional $7.2 million in mental health services.
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by Hugh McQuaid | January 23, 2014 1:00pm
Some lawmakers on the Planning and Development Committee will push for regionalizing the state’s complex network of emergency call answering centers this year amidst controversy over an executive effort to consolidate State Police dispatch centers.
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by Hugh McQuaid | January 17, 2014 1:38pm
For the first time since the year of the Cheshire murders, the number of inmates in Connecticut’s prisons increased in 2013 and state officials are not sure why.
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by Susan Bigelow | January 17, 2014 9:51am
by Hugh McQuaid | January 15, 2014 12:18am
Republican Tom Foley told hundreds of Connecticut gun owners that he would veto future gun control restrictions if he is elected governor. But he disappointed some gun owners Tuesday night when he stopped short of calling for repeal.
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by Hugh McQuaid | January 10, 2014 3:19pm
A member of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission offered a simple school security step—laminating glass at building entry points—which he said could help to fortify Connecticut schools by slowing down potential aggressors.
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by Hugh McQuaid | January 6, 2014 3:09pm
New York City Correction Commissioner Dora Schriro will take the reins of the state Emergency Services and Public Protection Department as its first female commissioner, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Monday.
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