The summer of car thefts entered a new season, with data to fuel the debate about crime sweeping the legislature.
Sen. Kevin Kelly
Republican Senator laments not being able to close sex offender registry loophole
The loophole allowed an out-of-state registered sex offender to be transferred to Connecticut with no notification to state officials.
Lawmakers rally support for wide-ranging drug bill
The sweeping drug bill includes several provisions aimed at capping or lowering the price of medications.
Drug-price transparency bill passes legislature with no dissent
A bill designed to help Connecticut officials peer into the black box of drug pricing won final approval from a unanimous state Senate early Wednesday, and will now go to the governor. Proponents of the measure called it a necessary first step toward curbing expensive prescription drug prices.
Bills approved mandating ‘essential benefits,’ helping uninsured pregnant women
A bill headed to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s desk would give uninsured women the ability to sign up for health insurance after they learn they are pregnant. A second bill sent to the governor requires individual and small-group health insurance policies to cover the same 10 “essential health benefits” the Affordable Care Act mandates.
Years behind other states, rules for Uber, Lyft win final passage
The Senate voted 28-8 Tuesday night to approve a bill that would make Connecticut one of the last states to impose standards on ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft. The bill now goes to the governor.
Digital Town Hall: Caregiving and Aging in Connecticut on Monday
Join The Connecticut Mirror on Monday, June 16, for its third Digital Town Hall event on ctmirror.org. The event, “Caregiving and Aging in Connecticut,” will be be moderated by Mirror health care reporter Arielle Levin Becker.