Connecticut General Assembly

Moviegoers watch a film in a theater. (credit: Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers Might Turn Down Volume At Movie Theaters

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.

03/04/2014

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (file/credit: Getty Images)

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy Touts Budget Turnaround In State Of State

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.

02/06/2014

Hospital Bed (credit: CBS 2)

Conn. Assisted Suicide Bill Gets Legislative Hearing For First Time In State’s History

State Sen. Ed Meyer (D-Guilford) noted that any strong opposition to the bill could force it to be shelved until perhaps next year.

03/20/2013

SWAT team members canvas the neighborhood where the Newtown school massacre killer lived with his mother on Dec. 14, 2012. (Photo: CBS 2)

Conn. Gun Violence Task Force Website Goes Live

The website allows the public to submit testimony on several ideas being considered in the wake of the Newtown school shooting.

01/22/2013

Connecticut State Capitol - Hartford, CT - File / Photo: Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.

Conn. Death Penalty Faces Second Vote In General Assembly

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.

04/11/2012