Campaign manager charged with corruption

Josh Nassi, the former campaign manager for state Rep. Chris Donovan’s unsuccessful bid for the 5th district seat in Congress, pled guilty to campaign corruption charges on Friday. Last May, news broke that Donovan’s campaign had sought to hide the true source of nearly $30,000 in campaign donations. Owners of roll-your-own tobacco shops throughout the state funneled the donations through […]

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Senate reaches bipartisan deal on gun control

A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators announced on Wednesday afternoon that they had reached an agreement on background checks, paving the way for a gun bill to reach the Senate floor. Senators Joe Manchin (D -W. Va) and Pat Toomey (R -Penn.) joined forces to announce they had reached a bipartisan deal that would extend background checks on […]

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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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