Judiciary OKs Tong Bill Protecting Children

March 28, 2016

Rep. William Tong, House chairman of the Judiciary Committee, applauds his committee’s approval of legislation intended to protect children from school personnel who have committed abuse or sexual misconduct in other school systems. For more, read this CT Post news story.

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Bill To Protect Women Against Violence Passes in Committee

March 28, 2016

HB 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.

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Grasso Center Closing Worries Parents

March 27, 2016

The Ella T. Grasso Regional Center, regarded as one of the most ideal homes for the severely developmentally disabled when it opened in 1982, is scheduled to close in June. “Certainly the handwriting was on the wall,” Rep. Joe Gresko said. "They haven’t been taking in any new clients for some time.”

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$28 Million For New Britain Affordable Housing

March 24, 2016

There’s great news for New Britain. About $28 million is being awarded to support the development of affordable housing in New Britain and across Connecticut.

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