Charla Nash Continues Effort To Sue State Over 2009 Chimpanzee MaulingCharla Nash is appealing the ruling by the state's Claims Commissioner who refused to waive the state's immunity in the case. The state Assembly Judiciary Committee will hear the issue to decide whether to pass a bill that would reverse the state's decision to maintain immunity.
Conn. Lawmakers Eye Action To Prevent Future Fire TragediesAfter the Christmas day fire in Stamford that claimed five lives, Connecticut lawmakers are taking legislative action designed to prevent future tragedies.
Bill Advances In CT For House Arrest, Ignition Interlocks For Low-Risk OffendersAdvocates of the bill, which passed the General Assembly's Judiciary Committee on a 29-12 vote, said it could reduce state prison costs as well as the number of reoffenders.