- Lawmakers to hold hearings on juvenile detention conditions Updated: Jul-28-15 6:43 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut legislative leaders say they want the General Assembly to hold hearings about the conditions and practices at the state's juvenile detention facilities.
- Malloy's 9 vetoes stand despite some desire for override Updated: Jul-20-15 3:43 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Lawmakers allowed Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's nine vetoes to stand on Monday despite efforts by the General Assembly's minority Republicans to override at least the one that would have imposed new hiring standards for the next state education commissioner.
- Connecticut lawmakers approve late state budget changes Updated: Jun-30-15 1:50 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut lawmakers approved some late changes early Tuesday morning to the new Democratic state budget that had drawn criticism from major state employers because of its tax increases on businesses and others.
- Indian tribe recognition process overhauled Updated: Jun-29-15 4:54 pm
WASHINGTON - Some Indian tribes may have a clearer path toward federal recognition under a new Obama administration rule that relaxes some requirements and speeds decision-making, potentially affecting hundreds of groups.