Gov. Dannel P. Malloy
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.
The lawyer for 17 Connecticut state employees suspected of fraudulently receiving federal aid after Hurricane Irene said workers who didn’t intend to break the law be allowed to repay money they received.
More than three million people are without power in the Northeast after a massive and rare October snow storm hit the region on Saturday.
Some Connecticut lawmakers are making a last-ditch effort to scrap a proposed three-cent-per-gallon increase in the gasoline tax.
Seventy-six people who have all lost loved ones to murder have signed a letter saying capital punishment in Connecticut offers a “false promise that goes unfilled.”
A dozen policy working groups have presented Connecticut’s new governor with 1,800 pages of recommendations for helping the state out of an economic ditch.
State employees are providing some tips for Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy as he prepares to tackle a budget deficit projected to top $3 billion.