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StatewideA walkway of granite engraved pavers will be an important element of the "Connecticut State Veterans Memorial (CSVM)" to be built in Hartford's Minuteman Park across from the William A. O'Neill State Armory and the Legislative Office Building. Individuals...
StatewideThis year, 70 young women from around the state earned their Girl Scout Gold Award, an unprecedented number and the most awardees in Girl Scouts of Connecticut's history. The Gold Award is the highest achievement a girl can earn in Girl Scouting,...
The Hartford CourantI'm the father of Jack Pinto, a six-year-old boy who was murdered in his first grade classroom at Sandy Hook Elementary School. As you can imagine, I deal with unimaginable grief every day. What you might not know is that the families of the victims of...
House Bill 6690 allows an advocate to be appointed to represent the interests of an animal during a cruelty trial. I absolutely believe that no animal should be treated in a cruel manner, and that those who harm animals should be held accountable for...
The Hartford CourantOurs is a country of animal lovers. It's not just Fido curled up at our feet we feel for, but as a society, we believe that all animals — including those raised for food — deserve humane treatment. Statistics prove the point — a poll...
$1.5 billion budget fiasco? Fuhgeddaboudit. We got more important stuff to legi-ti-mize in our Connecticut General Assembly. Like beer pouches and mattresses and tanning beds and crapped-out-for-profit-school diplomas. Yep, those are the sorts of...
Recently, the Appropriations Committee of the Connecticut General Assembly took a strong step toward growing and strengthening the wages of Connecticut's lowest-wage earners by voting to increase the state's minimum wage. In doing so, the committee also...
As most parents are acutely aware, and scientists have proved, the brains of adolescents are not fully developed. That's why youngsters are often impulsive, reckless and blissfully unaware of the consequences of their actions. It's also why...
The Hartford CourantEvery year the lights go out a little more on the public's right to know about its government, and they're growing dimmer again in 2013. Legislation pending in the Connecticut General Assembly could further erode the state's Freedom of Information Law...
The Hartford CourantIf a Hartford resident is in a Somers prison, should he be counted for census purposes as a resident of Somers or of Hartford? For ages, the U.S. Census Bureau's answer — and Connecticut's — has been Somers. But in 2010 the Census Bureau...
The Connecticut General Assembly is scheduled to close out the legislative session Wednesday night. How did they do? Some would say it’s a remarkable session, with historic gun controls passed and such firsts as legislation to label genetically...
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The Hartford CourantConsumer groups are at odds with a trio of bills that supporters say will bring state oversight of phone and internet services into the 21st century. One group, the Connecticut Citizen Action Group, raised consumer concerns about the legislation, tying...
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