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February 13, 2019

Lower Farmington River Could Gain Federal Protection

by Peter Urban | Feb 13, 2019 11:00am
Posted to: Congress | DC News Junkie | Environment | Public Health | Avon | Bloomfield | Burlington | Canton | East Granby | Farmington | Granby | Hartland | Simsbury | Windsor

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WASHINGTON — The Senate on Tuesday approved legislation to designate portions of three New England rivers as “wild and scenic” — including two in Connecticut.

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September 23, 2015

New Data Indicates Racial Disparities in Traffic Stops Continue Amid Seasonal Variations

by Elizabeth Regan | Sep 23, 2015 4:00pm
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Equality | Town News | Granby | Groton | Tolland | Waterbury | Law Enforcement | Public Safety | State Capitol | Transportation

ctrp3.ctdata.org Police in Connecticut continued to target black and Hispanic drivers at a disproportionate rate over the past winter in both the number of stops and the likelihood of getting a ticket, according to the latest installment of racial profiling data mandated by the state legislature.

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