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The state Senate unanimously adopted legislation early Friday morning that would toughen Connecticut’s sexual assault and harassment laws and broaden an existing mandate for workplace training.
The ability of the Connecticut attorney general’s office to investigate and seek civil penalties for hate crimes and civil rights offenses would be clarified, expanded and codified in state law under legislation passed Wednesday by the House of Representatives and sent to the Senate.
Connecticut jumped back into the contentious national debate over immigration enforcement as Senate Democrats voted early Wednesday to pass a bill that would further restrict how police and court personnel can work with federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement to detain undocumented immigrants.
Attorney General William Tong is dramatically expanding the scope and raising the profile of the state’s long-running investigation of drug price-fixing.
The penalty for disseminating intimate images without consent would be considerably more severe.
Let’s celebrate Gov. Ned Lamont’s constructive proposal that would start to solve Connecticut’s Transportation Crisis! Using short term borrowing to bridge the gap until toll revenue can come onstream makes sense. The cost of the need to fix our Transportation Infrastructure is almost overwhelming. We need creative solutions to address this problem now.
Nobody really likes tolls.... unless they are a better option than the alternatives. What I do not like is that my daily commute to Grand Central Terminal is now 30 minutes longer. As a consequence, the value of my home in Westport has decreased.
If there are going to be tolls, this is a fair way to set the rates:
AARP has worked for over a decade to address and rectify the fraud, misleading advertising and unscrupulous practices that has plagued and undermined Connecticut’s deregulated third-party electric market place. This has frequently resembled a game of whack-a-mole with a new scheme or trick popping up every time AARP and other consumer advocates knock down a deceptive supplier tactic through legislation or a Public Utilities Regulatory Authority ruling.
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