Connecticut General Assembly
Lawmakers on the Connecticut General Assembly’s Public Safety and Security Committee are being asked to decide whether movie theaters statewide should be required to project sound levels no louder than 85 decibels.
While Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy hasn’t said whether he’d seek re-election this year, his State of the State address Thursday seemed to pave the way for another run.
State Sen. Ed Meyer (D-Guilford) noted that any strong opposition to the bill could force it to be shelved until perhaps next year.
The website allows the public to submit testimony on several ideas being considered in the wake of the Newtown school shooting.
A bill that would abolish Connecticut’s death penalty for all future cases is facing its second vote in the General Assembly. Members of the state’s House of Representatives are scheduled to take up the legislation on Wednesday afternoon.