Gov. Dannel P. Malloy
Malloy signed the bill at a ceremony Thursday alongside family members of some of the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, several hours after it won approval in the General Assembly.
Following a respectful and at times somber debate, the Senate voted 26-10 in favor of the bill crafted by leaders from both major parties in the Democratic-controlled legislature.
Connecticut state lawmakers came to an agreement Monday on what they said will become some of the nation’s toughest gun control laws.
The multi-year deal was announced Tuesday by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. It calls for the New York Rangers’ minor-league affiliate to play at the XL Center for the 2013-2016 seasons and includes a provision that could extend that by another two years.
The retailer also promised to spend $50 million to build an order-fulfillment center at an unspecified site and create hundreds of jobs.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was in Stamford this week, talking plainly about what the state can expect in the budget in a couple of weeks.
Bitter arctic air has a firm grip on the Tri-State Area and isn’t about to let go anytime soon.
A panel was set to meet for the first time this week, after being ordered by Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to recommend possible changes to state laws and policies in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School Massacre.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has told Vice President Joe Biden he wants to see the federal government reinstate a ban on assault weapons, and outlaw high-capacity ammunition magazines in the wake of the Newtown school killings.
With the church filled to capacity, hundreds of people spilled outside, some of them holding hands in circles and saying prayers. Others lit prayer candles and sang “Silent Night.”
The State of Connecticut has declared a state of emergency as the Hurricane Sandy “Frankenstorm” approaches.
A new state law takes effect this weekend, allowing retail alcohol sales on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at package stores. Supermarkets, which already sell beer, will also be able to sell beer on Sundays.
The death penalty has been officially abolished for future cases in Connecticut, but Sen. John Kissel says the decision will only hinder the way the state deals with the most hardened and heinous of criminals.
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.
State senators voted 20-16 in favor of a death penalty repeal bill after about 11 hours of impassioned floor debate.