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Sequester squeezes scientists

September 16, 2013 • 0
Six months after the sequester slashed the budgets of national science organizations, Yale’s scientists say they are feeling a tangible impact.

CT lawmakers favor diplomacy in Syria

September 12, 2013 • 0
Connecticut’s congressional delegation, skeptical of President Barack Obama’s planned military strike against Syria, welcomed his proposal to delay a Senate vote on the strike.
Students watch the results of the mayoral election come in at Justin Elicker’s post-election party.

Elicker dominates Yale’s Ward 1

September 11, 2013 • 0
Despite Toni Harp’s ARC ’72 overwhelming victory in Tuesday’s Democratic mayoral primary, Justin Elicker FES ’10 SOM ’10 decisively won over Ward 1’s Yale voters.
The favorability ratings of Gov. Dannel Malloy, right, have stagnated in the 40s since the beginning of his term.

2014 gubernatorial race gets underway

September 9, 2013 • 0
The contest to win the Connecticut governor’s mansion in 2014 has begun, and the race is wide open.

Use of child mental health care services varies between school districts

September 4, 2013 • 0
Though Connecticut has one of the most robust child mental health care systems in the nation, many of the state’s services are underused.

CT medical marijuana regulations approved

August 30, 2013 • 0
A 14-member legislative panel approved regulations for the sale of medical marijuana Tuesday evening.
The March for Change rally in February drew a crowd that police estimated at 5,500 in front of the State Capitol in Hartford.

UP CLOSE | Legislating in the wake of tragedy

April 23, 2013 • 0
It remains to be seen whether Connecticut's new law will be strong enough to prevent another tragedy like Newtown.

Conn. legislature unveils budget proposal

April 22, 2013 • 0
After passing historic gun-control legislation just over two weeks ago, the Connecticut Legislature turned its attention to the state budget on Friday.

Post-Newtown, Senate rejects gun reform

April 18, 2013 • 0
The U.S. Senate voted down a proposal Wednesday that would have mandated universal background checks for gun buyers.
Days after Connecticut passed landmark gun-control legislation, President Barack Obama called for national gun reform at the University of Hartford on Monday.

Obama calls for federal gun reform

April 9, 2013 • 0
President Barack Obama addressed a packed gymnasium at the University of Hartford on Monday evening.

With Malloy’s signature, gun restrictions become law

April 5, 2013 • 1
Surrounded by the families of Sandy Hook’s victims, Gov. Dannel Malloy signed one of the nation’s most comprehensive gun control packages into law at noon on Thursday.
The Connecticut House and Senate passed sweeping gun-control legislation on Monday night.

Legislature passes gun reform bill

April 4, 2013 • 0
The Connecticut Senate and House voted Monday night to pass one of the most sweeping gun-control packages in the nation.