Clean Slate, prison gerrymandering, prison phone calls, drug-free school zones: why this session was important for criminal justice reform.
Sen. John Kissel
Senate OKs free phone calls from prisons
If the bill becomes law, Connecticut could become the first state to make all prison phone calls free.
Judiciary Committee policing bill is just a draft, Republicans caution
Ahead of the impending special session, Republicans stress that a new policing bill needs scrutiny before passing.
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CSCU’s projected budget shortfall jumps
The projected budget deficit facing the state’s community colleges and regional Connecticut State Universities has grown from $38 million two weeks ago to $48 million today – a 4 percent structural deficit from what is needed to continue providing existing programs and staffing levels, school leaders said.