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Sen. Chris Murphy said President Donald Trump has wavered since they talked about new gun legislation, but he still has hope for a background check bill.
Twenty years ago, Thomas Craemer sat face to face with a Holocaust survivor and heard first-hand about atrocities committed by his grandparent’s generation. Mieciu, a Holocaust survivor, shared over dinner one night how he had survived multiple concentration camps and a Death March. “I felt an intense feeling of shame, especially when he went into […]
A lawyer for the plaintiffs is optimistic because the agency has made progress in its hiring and caseload goals.
Nursing homes set to lose Medicaid funding will challenge the state’s decision — otherwise, they face severe financial cuts.
The policy allows the speedy deportation of undocumented immigrants anywhere in the United States who can’t prove they’ve been in the country continuously for two years.
Although the effort to ban plastic straws in restaurants statewide ultimately failed, no one in the disabled community is feeling much relief.
An appeals court ruled Tuesday that Tweed has standing to sue the state and that the Federal Aviation Act (FAAct) takes precedence over any state laws that impact the safety of airplanes flying into or out of Tweed.
Frustrated by the EPA's inaction, states are moving to address PFAS substances, an old class of chemicals linked to the pollution of drinking water.
Connecticut plans to sue the Trump administration over a plan that could keep coal plants running dirtier and longer.
A federal court will decide whether Connecticut can dump sediment in the eastern part of Long Island Sound, a benefit to Electric Boat and Groton's sub base.
It's time for the Democratic leaders of the General Assembly to demonstrate courage, call the legislature into special session, and enact tolls. They need to stop dithering, and pretending that they need Republican votes. Republicans, demonstrating shameless hypocrisy, will never support tolls.
The recent mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton have once again led to the same kind of debate that followed the terrible massacre of 20 children and six teachers in a kindergarten classroom in Newtown seven years ago. At that time, the governor of Connecticut led the charge for stricter gun control laws but others argued that the focus should be on the mentally ill young killer who wielded the weapons. At the time, I wondered why people on both sides of the issue preferred to "demonize" each other instead of working together. I still feel the same way seven years later.
Many states have passed or are considering legislation banning or limiting the use of expulsion and suspension in preschools. These laws are a response to research showing that preschoolers are more likely that older children to be expelled and suspended from school. The rates are staggering: On average 250 children nationwide are expelled or suspended from preschool every day.
The supposed suicide of Jeffery Epstein has fanned the speculation of a cover-up across the entire ideological spectrum. What follows is my attempt to look at published reports objectively and give my medical opinion. Having done so, I have concluded Epstein’s death was a suicide by hanging.
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