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Bear hunters pose with a black bear that they killed at Waywayanda State Park. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bear Hunting Bill Clears House Committee In Connecticut

A bill creating a new lottery for bear hunting licenses cleared a key Connecticut legislative committee Wednesday, despite some objections about whether such hunting is appropriate.

03/27/2013

New Jersey State House - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

NJ Lawmakers Mull Ban On Hydraulic Fracturing Wastewater

The measure before the Garden State’s Senate Environment Committee bans shipping, transporting, treating or disposing of wastewater from hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

12/01/2011

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Conn. Lawmakers To Debate Proposed Grocery Bag Fee

A bill that would impose a nickel fee for plastic grocery bags is up for debate at the Connecticut State Capitol.

02/06/2011

A woman pushes a cart with grocery bags - File / Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

CT St. Sen. Wants Nickel Tax On ALL Grocery Bags

CT St. Sen. Wants Nickel Tax On ALL Grocery Bags

01/18/2011