The challenge to the local ordinance comes at the same time legislators are considering imposing similar rules on a statewide basis.
Remington to ask Supreme Court to hear Sandy Hook appeal
Remington will base its appeal on a federal law that protects gun makers from liability for the harm caused by their products.
How a repeal of the Affordable Care Act could affect Connecticut
Lawmakers in Connecticut called the possibility of an ACA repeal “stunningly irresponsible” on Thursday.
As DOJ asks court to invalidate the ACA, Connecticut joins legal fight to defend it
The future of the Affordable Care Act will be decided by a conservative-leaning appeals court.
Cigna, Anthem, await multi-billion-dollar decision after bitter court fight
A Delaware judge is weighing competing claims by the insurers whose failed merger turned into a messy divorce.
Grand jury probes Zinke’s conduct on tribal casino petitions
Washington — A grand jury is investigating whether former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke lied about how he handled Connecticut tribes’ gaming petitions.
CT suit against Trump border wall seeks to protect National Guard funds
Diversion of federal funds to build a border wall may impact Connecticut less than other states, but state says interests are aligned.
Like its neighbor, CT Purdue suit targets Sacklers
While it’s taken a different legal approach, Connecticut joins Massachusetts in laying the blame for the nation’s opioid crisis on the wealthy Sackler family.
Jepsen sues Purdue, saying it reaped profits by boosting opioid addiction
Connecticut became the latest state on Thursday to sue Stamford-based Purdue Pharma, saying the company purposefully downplayed the risks of addiction of OxyContin and other opioid painkillers. Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen said he sued in Superior Court because Purdue was not “serious about addressing the states’ very real allegations of misconduct and coming to a meaningful settlement.”
Blumenthal sues to block Whitaker serving as U.S. Attorney General
WASHINGTON – Sen. Richard Blumenthal joined two other Senate Democrats on Monday in suing to block Matthew Whitaker from serving as President Donald Trump’s acting attorney general. The lawsuit argues that the Constitution’s Appointments Clause requires that the Senate confirm high-level federal government officials, including the Attorney General, before they exercise the duties of the office.
Judge says Blumenthal, other Dems, have standing in lawsuit against Trump
WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Friday gave the go-ahead to a lawsuit led by Sen. Richard Blumenthal and joined by dozens of congressional Democrats who claim President Donald Trump has violated the U.S. Constitution by failing to seek and obtain the consent of Congress before accepting benefits from foreign states.
Blumenthal says he’s ready to sue for Kavanaugh documents
WASHINGTON –Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Tuesday said he will spearhead an effort to sue for documents relating to Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s tenure in the White House. “We are going to be going to court sometime this week to compel compliance with our FOIA request,” Blumenthal said at a press conference in Hartford.
CT sues DOJ over immigration conditions on policing grant money
WASHINGTON – Connecticut on Wednesday joined five other states in suing to block the Justice Department for its efforts to punish so-called “sanctuary” jurisdictions by putting immigration-related conditions on federal policing grants. Connecticut would lose more than $1.7 million in Byrnes crime-fighting grants if it does not comply with the conditions.
Two immigrant children in Connecticut sue over family separations
With the help of Connecticut attorneys, two children who were taken from their parents at the U.S.- Mexico border and sent to a Connecticut facility are suing the federal government for the “psychological and mental harm” caused by the separations.
Connecticut fighting Texas in legal battle over Obamacare
WASHINGTON – Connecticut supporters of the Affordable Care Act and the nation’s health insurers on Friday condemned the Trump administration’s decision against defending the health law from a lawsuit filed by Texas and a coalition of Republican states. Connecticut is part of a rival coalition of states fighting to keep the ACA in place.