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Current News & Issues
REP. JOE VERRENGIA INTRODUCES SB 429
Rep. Verrengia Introduces and Explains "Knock-Out" Bill During Judiciary Committee Hearing.
ANNUAL CONNECTICUT "MISSION OF MERCY" FREE DENTAL CLINIC
April 25-26 at the XL Center in Downtown Hartford. READ MORE
PUBLIC SAFETY APPROVES PTSD PROPOSAL
Public employees, including teachers experiencing violent events such as the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, should have their mental-health treatments paid under state Workers' Compensation law. READ MORE
"KNOCK OUT BILL" RECEIVES PUBLIC HEARING
“This legislation will send a clear message to the thugs who commit this cowardly act that the people of Connecticut want no part of this game - make no mistake this bill will take the “knock-out” out of the knockout game,” said Rep. Verrengia. READ MORE
THE INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES CAUCUS PUBLIC HEARING HAD A GREAT TURN OUT IN HARTFORD
Children and Family Members Shared Their Stories and Met With Their Individual Legislators. READ MORE
TOUGHER CELLPHONE LAWS MEANS LOSS OF POLICE DISCRETION?
A law that took effect last month increased the fine for a second distracted driving offense from $250 to $300. The fine for third and subsequent offenses jumped from $400 to $500. The first-offense ticket went from $125 to $150. READ MORE