Obama calls for federal gun reform

President Barack Obama addressed a packed gymnasium at the University of Hartford on Monday evening.

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With Malloy’s signature, gun restrictions become law

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.

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Legislature passes gun reform bill

The Connecticut Senate and House voted Monday night to pass one of the most sweeping gun-control packages in the nation.

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Conn. Senate passes gun-control legislation

HARTFORD — The Connecticut Senate passed one of the nation’s most restrictive gun-control packages in a 26-10 vote Wednesday night. Three months after the Dec. 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, following several weeks of intense, bipartisan negotiation, the Senate delivered its legislative response to the shooting with 20 of 22 Democrats and 6 of 14 Republicans […]

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Legislature reaches gun compromise

Over three months after Newtown, state legislators announced a bipartisan compromise Monday on new gun restrictions.

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Legislators to unveil gun legislation

In back door meetings that concluded late last night, Connecticut lawmakers struck a long-awaited deal on gun legislation that they plan to unveil to the legislature today. The legislation, which was first proposed following the Dec. 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, will likely contain new gun restrictions as well as changes to the state’s mental healthcare system […]

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State releases details in Sandy Hook shootout

Spurred by pressure from lawmakers, the Chief State’s Attorney’s office released new details Thursday from its ongoing investigation of the Newtown shooting.

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State looks to protect disabled from sexual assault

New legislation currently being debated in Hartford could expand the enforceability of sexual assault charges.

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Lawmakers call for Newtown investigation report

Details began to leak from the ongoing police investigation into the Sandy Hook shooting over the last few months.

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Fund created for Newtown trauma victims

The Connecticut General Assembly unanimously passed a bill today creating a fund for first responders, teachers and others who suffered psychological trauma from the Sandy Hook shooting. Backed by private donations, the new fund will supplement an existing workers compensation fund that pays for lost wages resulting from a workplace physical injury, but does not currently compensate people for purely […]

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New poll reveals support for gun control

A new poll released by Quinnipiac University this morning found broad support for many of the gun-control proposals currently being debated in the state Legislature. The poll, which sampled 1,009 Connecticut residents in early March with a 3-point margin of error, found that the majority of the state supports tightening generic gun-control laws. “In the wake of the Newtown […]

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Compromise sought in state gun proposals

The state Legislature took a major step forward on Tuesday in passing gun violence and mental health services legislation.

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