Ted Kennedy Jr. invoked the memory of his famous father in announcing that he’s running for the state Senate in Connecticut.
Two people briefed on the decision say the son of the late U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts will announce Tuesday that he intends to seek the Democratic nomination for the state’s 12th District.
The Judiciary Committee voted 35-3 on Wednesday to uphold last year’s decision by State Claims Commissioner J. Paul Vance Jr., who denied Nash’s request to sue the state for $150 million.
The chair of the environment committee, 79, said he and his wife are training to get back into competitive tennis.
Gov. Dannel Malloy said he supports people having a document that spells out their final wishes, but he’s “a little uneasy” when it comes to enacting state policy that calls for “proactive actions to end life.”
The final word on the level of toxicity and vapors from e-cigarettes has not yet been officially determined.
It looks like Connecticut won’t become the fourth state in the country to allow assisted suicide, at least not this year.
State Sen. Ed Meyer (D-Guilford) noted that any strong opposition to the bill could force it to be shelved until perhaps next year.
After 20 children were children were killed in Newtown, the town clerk was inundated by reporters seeking the death certificates of the young victims. The families of the children were outraged.
Democratic State Senator Ed Meyer of Guilford said assisted suicide is a topic often raised by his constituents, so he drafted a measure that he believes contains every safeguard.
A Connecticut lawmaker was almost arrested at a gun control forum in a Guilford church on Sunday when someone in the room didn’t like what he saw and heard.
A Connecticut lawmaker said that discarded mattresses are a big problem in his state and he is moving to require that they be recycled, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.
The $40.1 billion budget attempts to tackle the state’s deficit with a combination of cuts, labor savings and wide-ranging tax hikes.
State Senator Ed Meyer is hoping the state of Connecticut will go the way of Westport in ending distribution of plastic bags to shoppers.