Gov. Dannel P. Malloy
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.