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Days after protest, state poised to help police buy body cameras

Two days after a protest over the police shooting of a Bridgeport youth, the state Bond Commission is poised to approve $1.8 million to reimburse 14 police departments for the cost of body cameras and video storage devices as part of a state effort to improve police transparency and community confidence. Continue Reading →

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A second chance for ‘Second Chance’ in special session

The General Assembly called itself into special session Wednesday to adopt bills necessary to implement the budget and one of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s top priorities, a bill carrying a name that officially turned ironic at the stroke of midnight: An Act Concerning a Second Chance Society. Yes, it was going to get a second chance. 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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