The measure is a result of a yearslong effort to ease the burdens the formerly incarcerated face after they serve their sentences.
The bill provides for graduated penalties for motor vehicle theft based on prior convictions, rather than on the value of the vehicle.
The bill was inspired by two high-profile cases in Bridgeport in which Black women died and police failed to quickly notify their families.
The ACLU is supporting bills this year that would end solitary confinement and prohibit the use of deceptive interrogation tactics in CT.
The former gold leaf factory at 60 Love Lane will house a number of small businesses and a branch of the Hartford Public Library.
One of the bills lawmakers are considering would reimburse student loan debt for nonprofit employees working in health care or human services.
The program, billed as a long-term effort to reduce crime, will connect kids who have been exposed to trauma with treatment options.
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said U.S. Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson exemplifies the core values of the Democratic party.
Lamont first appointed Karen DuBois-Walton, of New Haven, to serve as a member of the board in June 2020.