Blumenthal pressed witnesses about changing the law to help the Justice Department prosecute police wrongdoing.
Ned Lamont was among the least popular governors. COVID changed that. But has it changed him?
Reforms that have taken on fresh urgency include an expansion of Medicaid, better data collection and coverage for undocumented residents.
There’s a significant gap between the ethnic and racial makeup of Connecticut’s larger cities and the police forces serving them.
Gov. Ned Lamont told lawmakers he’ll call them into special session — when they have a deal on police accountability and the use of absentee ballots.
While options for Congress are limited, there is bipartisan consensus that federal lawmakers need to take action.
Protests continue throughout the state even as plans for a wider reopening move forward.
There’s an urgency now, lawmakers say, but they worry a delay could kill the momentum for meaningful reforms.
Blacks are angry. Whites are engaged. The young are mobilized. A black lawmaker asks, Will it go anywhere?
Blumenthal, Murphy join others condemning “use of the U.S. military to impede the First Amendment rights of Americans.”
Gov. Ned Lamont praised police and protesters for constructive engagement after the death of George Floyd.
Connecticut is promising action after the death of George Floyd. Just what that action will be is unclear.
“It’s not every day we take over a highway, you know,” one protester said. “It makes you want to cry.”
Protesters in Hartford, New Haven, Bridgeport, New London, and other parts of Connecticut joined a nationwide call for action Saturday following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody.
George Floyd’s killing evokes painful memories and concerns among the families of young black men slain in Connecticut by police.