Conn. State Sen. Meyer Announces Retirement After 50 Years In Public ServiceThe chair of the environment committee, 79, said he and his wife are training to get back into competitive tennis.
Advocates Make Renewed Push To Pass Assisted Suicide Legislation In Conn.Gov. Dannel Malloy said he supports people having a document that spells out their final wishes, but he's "a little uneasy'' when it comes to enacting state policy that calls for "proactive actions to end life.''
Conn. Lawmaker To Propose Ban On E-Cigarettes In Public PlacesThe final word on the level of toxicity and vapors from e-cigarettes has not yet been officially determined.
St. Sen. Ed Meyer: Connecticut Assisted Suicide Bill To FailIt looks like Connecticut won't become the fourth state in the country to allow assisted suicide, at least not this year.
Conn. Assisted Suicide Bill Gets Legislative Hearing For First Time In State's HistoryState Sen. Ed Meyer (D-Guilford) noted that any strong opposition to the bill could force it to be shelved until perhaps next year.
Bill Proposed To Seal Minors' Death Certificates After Newtown MassacreAfter 20 children were children were killed in Newtown, the town clerk was inundated by reporters seeking the death certificates of the young victims. The families of the children were outraged.
Physician-Assisted Suicide Up For Debate In Conn.Democratic State Senator Ed Meyer of Guilford said assisted suicide is a topic often raised by his constituents, so he drafted a measure that he believes contains every safeguard.
Conn. State Sen. Brings Assault Rifle Look-Alike To Forum At ChurchA Connecticut lawmaker was almost arrested at a gun control forum in a Guilford church on Sunday when someone in the room didn't like what he saw and heard.
Connecticut Moves To Institute Mattress RecyclingA Connecticut lawmaker said that discarded mattresses are a big problem in his state and he is moving to require that they be recycled, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.
Connecticut House Takes Up Tax Hike Budget Passed By SenateThe $40.1 billion budget attempts to tackle the state's deficit with a combination of cuts, labor savings and wide-ranging tax hikes.
CT Senate Holding Hearing On Plastic Bag FeeState Senator Ed Meyer is hoping the state of Connecticut will go the way of Westport in ending distribution of plastic bags to shoppers.