Photo taken with mobile phone on June 13, 2016 shows a customer looking on an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle at a shop. (Photo by Xinhua/Sipa USA)
Matt Dwyer
March 23, 2018 - 6:09 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers heard testimony Friday for and against proposals to ban bump stocks and regulate so-called "ghost" guns made from parts ordered online, including from teenagers who feared gun violence. The legislature's Judiciary Committee held a public hearing at which...
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Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer
March 23, 2018 - 5:42 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Some of Connecticut's big-city mayors are questioning the fairness of a state plan to pay off $550 million of Hartford's debt. New Haven Mayor Toni Harp and Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim said in a statement Friday that the state is shortchanging their cities while ``while...
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Members of the Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth ask lawmakers to adopt a set of sweeping changes. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
March 23, 2018 - 3:18 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- A special state economic panel today made its pitch to lawmakers for big, politically-difficult changes. "The ship of state is burning, and we have little wind in our sails," said Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth Co-chair Jim Smith. Smith says the state is being eaten...
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John Silva
March 23, 2018 - 2:27 pm
(Storrs, Conn./WTIC Radio) - Dan Hurley has taken the reins as the next coach of the UConn men's basketball team. The 45-year-old was introduced today at a press conference in Storrs. He called it a "dream come true" to become coach of a program that he called one of the "great brands" in all of...
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