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Legislators praise opioid bill HARTFORD — The House of Representatives this week approved a bill designed to stem the rising opioid epidemic in the state. “The opioid epidemic continues to…

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Bill would reform Citizens Election Program HARTFORD — The House of Representatives passed legislation last week meant to help close loopholes in current campaign finance laws. The proposal caps organizational…

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Bill changes coverage for police, firefighters HARTFORD — The state Senate passed legislation last week that would require cities and towns to cover certain mental health injuries suffered on the…

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House, Senate pass bills to aid vets HARTFORD — The House and Senate recently passed bills aimed at helping veterans. “The Connecticut General Assembly stands with veterans,” state Rep. Theresa…

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Bills pass Senate HARTFORD — The state Senate April 14 unanimously passed two bills designed to help college students. Senate Bill 966, An Act Concerning Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners at…

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Speaker appoints Conroy to subcommittees HARTFORD — State Rep. Theresa Conroy (D-105) has been appointed to serve on the bipartisan Regional Entities subcommittee and Municipal Efficiencies subcommittee of the MORE…

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Plan exempts military retirement pay from tax HARTFORD — A proposed plan would fully exempt retired veterans from paying state income tax on federally-taxable military retirement pay. “We can never…

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Senators propose encryption for personal records HARTFORD — Senators put forth a proposal to require insurance companies operating in the state to encrypt all personal information records in the wake…

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Markley seeks support to override veto HARTFORD — State Sen. Joe Markley (R-16) sent a letter this week to legislative leaders asking for support in overriding the Governor’s veto of…