Republicans continue to spar with advocates over how to respond in an election year to an uptick in gun violence and car thefts.
The judge said that a broad section of the agreement could have prevented prisoners from suing for any reason.
With control of the Senate in play, Connecticut’s senators may be propelled into the majority, and new jobs and status.
The demand for police reforms have come on the street. On Friday, the cops pushed back in a virtual hearing.
A police accountability bill is nearly finished. Plans for how the legislature will function in special session are not.
The proposal would expand who could apply for a risk warrant and prevent people in crisis from buying guns.
The state collected $7.7 million last fiscal year from prison phone calls, a cost born by inmates’ families, and ranks 49th – in front of only Arkansas — for the high cost of calls.
WASHINGTON – Sen. Richard Blumenthal said tough action may be necessary to combat a ‘coverup.’
WASHINGTON – Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Tuesday pressed William Barr, President Donald Trump’s choice to head the Justice Department, on whether he would make all of special counsel Robert Mueller’s final report public. As he had when asked similar questions by other Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee during his confirmation hearing for Attorney General, Barr deflected the question during a tense exchange.
About a year after cruel, ongoing abuse of a Whiting Forensic patient was revealed, the legislature’s Public Health Committee has reported out three bills aimed at reforming the state’s only maximum-security psychiatric facility by increasing transparency and oversight.