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March 3, 2017

Family of Murder Victim To Advocate for Tougher Early Release Conditions

by Jack Kramer | Mar 3, 2017 6:34pm
Posted to: Courts | Legal | Monroe | Newtown | Oxford | Southbury | Waterbury

courtesy of the stochmal family
HARTFORD, CT — The family of a teenager who was brutally murdered in 1984 and who just saw her killer set free will be at the state Capitol March 20 to support legislation that would make it tougher for convicted felons to get out of prison before their terms are completed.

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December 3, 2014

Disability Rights Advocates Lobby For Closure of State Institutions

by Christine Stuart | Dec 3, 2014 5:42pm
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Equality | Health Care | Labor | Legal | State Budget | Southbury

Christine Stuart photo Families of children with developmental disabilities are lobbying lawmakers this year to close six state-run institutions where more than 500 individuals with intellectual disabilities reside.

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November 4, 2013

Will Big Data Help Local Candidates?

by Christine Stuart | Nov 4, 2013 4:48pm
Posted to: Election 2013 | Town News | Southbury | Local Politics

Christine Stuart photo Knowing they’re not going to get the same turnout Tuesday that they do in gubernatorial or presidential election years, municipal candidates on both sides of the aisle have been working hard over the past few months to get their voters to the polls.

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January 27, 2013

Aurora Shooting Survivors Speak in Hartford

by Christine Stuart | Jan 27, 2013 10:10pm
Posted to: Town News | Newtown | Southbury | State Capitol

Southbury natives Stephen Barton and Ethan Rodriguez-Torrent are familiar with gunfire, and they brought their story Sunday to the Legislative Office Building in Hartford.

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