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GOP legislators challenge Malloy’s domestic violence bill

Karen Buffkin and Michael P. Lawlor facing the Judiciary Committee.

Republican legislators grilled Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s top legal advisers for hours Monday during a public hearing on an administration proposal that sets the safety of domestic violence victims against the rights of gun owners. Continue Reading →

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On second-to-last day, 215 bills awaited final action


Beneath the struggle to pass a budget Tuesday, a fight that cast a shadow over everything and everyone in the State Capitol, were the myriad small dramas endemic to every session finale, when sleep-deprived lobbyists and legislators crash against the hard adjournment deadline of midnight Wednesday. Continue Reading →

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