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June 01, 2019 - 8:31 pm
Connecticut lawmakers approved legislation Saturday that strengthens sexual harassment training requirements for employers and extends the statute of limitations for certain sexual assault crimes, legislation that stems from the #MeToo movement. But the work of the General Assembly was not done,...
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May 25, 2019 - 6:54 pm
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate John Hickenlooper has met with families in Newtown, Connecticut, to highlight his gun control proposal. The former Colorado governor visited a library in Newtown Saturday to talk with first responders and families affected by the 2012 shooting...
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May 20, 2019 - 8:55 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut's House of Representatives has unanimously approved legislation ensuring health insurers treat mental health illnesses the same as other illnesses. Monday's bill, which awaits Senate action, requires insurers to cover mental health and substance disorder treatment...
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May 16, 2019 - 8:15 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Republicans are offering a new alternative to electronic tolls, but Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont isn't impressed. The governor blasted the GOP Thursday, accusing them of wanting to delay a ``tough vote'' on tolls by proposing ``another study.'' Lamont promised to ``...
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FILE - In this May 1, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr appears at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection involving the Trump campaign was “lawful and appropriate.” (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
AP
May 14, 2019 - 11:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection involving the Trump campaign was "lawful and appropriate," according to a person familiar with the issue. Barr appointed John...
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