May 31, 2013
by G. Redd
The Connecticut Senate approved legislation Thursday that would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses regardless of documentation status. If signed by Governor Dannel Malloy, the bill would allow those immigrants without proper documents from the US Citizenship and ...[read more]
April 4, 2013
by Elizabeth LaForgia
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed a comprehensive gun control bill into law Thursday, placing new limits on the sale of firearms. One of the most far-reaching gun control laws in the country, the Gun Violence Prevention and Children's Safety Act adds 100 firearms to the state's assault ...[read more]
May 16, 2012
by Stephen Zumbrun
JURIST Guest Columnist Ben Jones, Executive Director for the Connecticut Network to Abolish the Death Penalty, says that Connecticut's repeal of the death penalty is one of the first of a trend of states moving away from capital punishment ...Last month, the Connecticut General Assembly passed ...[read more]
April 25, 2012
by Jaclyn Belczyk
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy on Wednesday signed legislation to repeal the death penalty. The bill was approved by the House and the Senate earlier this month. Upon signing the legislation, Malloy stated :My position on the appropriateness of the death penalty in our criminal justice system ...[read more]
April 12, 2012
by Julia Zebley
The Connecticut House of Representatives voted late Wednesday to repeal the death penalty by a vote of 86-63. The Connecticut Senate passed the bill last week. After the bill's final passage, Governor Dannel Malloy (D) officially announced he will sign the bill immediately:I'm pleased the House ...[read more]
April 5, 2012
by Keith Herting
The Connecticut State Senate on Thursday passed SB 280, a bill which would end the sentencing of future Connecticut criminals to the death penalty. The bill was passed by a vote of 20-16 and is expected to be passed by the Connecticut House of Representatives soon. Governor Dannel Malloy ...[read more]
June 20, 2011
by Edward SanFilippo
Jennifer Levi: "Recently, the Connecticut Senate passed a bill that adds the phrase "gender identity or expression" to all existing state sex discrimination laws. The Senate's passage followed that of the House of Representatives where the debate had been much lengthier. Governor Dannel Malloy ...[read more]

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