H.B. 5623, a bill that protects victims of domestic violence by prohibiting possession of firearms by anyone who becomes subject to a temporary restraining order upon notice of being served, was approved in Judiciary Committee today.
Although bill (HB No. 5204),which would have established a halfway house in New Haven for female ex-offenders, failed to move forward for consideration to the Judiciary Committee, I will continue to seek the facility's establishment to help those released from the Department of Corrections transition into the community.
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and the Department of Housing (DOH) Commission today announced that about $9 million in state bonding is being awarded to Hamden Speciality Housing for affordable housing projects at 415 Mather Street in Hamden.