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M. Jodi Rell

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  • Massacre Puts Spotlight On Law To Seize Guns From Mentally Unstable

    Here are a few items from Connecticut's annals of guns and mental illness: —A man who once was arrested for weapon violations was reported to Berlin police in 2004 by his landlord for having allegedly said, "I am going to kill myself and take a...
  • Former Federal Judge To Help Decide Who Gets Sandy Hook Money, Sources Say

    Former Federal Judge To Help Decide Who Gets Sandy Hook Money, Sources Say
    The foundation charged with distributing more than $11 million donated after the Sandy Hook massacre is bringing in a former federal judge to help decide how that money will be allocated, two sources familiar with the selection said Thursday. Alan H....
  • Developer Suggests State's Controversial Land Swap May Be Revived

    Developer Suggests State's Controversial Land Swap May Be Revived
    Last year, conservationists celebrated the death of the so-called Haddam land swap — a controversial deal approved by the state legislature in 2011 to let private developers acquire 17 acres of state-owned land overlooking the Connecticut River in...
  • Three more women are elected governor - Mary Fallin, Nikki Haley and Susana Martinez make history

     
    While Congress went backwards a step in diversity in regards to African American senators (there are now zero), the nation elected three more women as governors: Mary Fallin of Oklahoma, Nikki Haley of South Carolina, and Susana Martinez of New......
  • Oklahoma could produce all-women gov race

     
    by Mike Memoli Oklahomans head to the polls today for the first of three potential votes to choose a new governor. And for the second time this year, we could have a historic outcome -- two female nominees representing the......
  • Supreme Court Justice Writes To Rell On Furloughs

    It seemed that the flap over some judges' decision not to take unpaid furlough days had died down in the past week: The Judicial Branch's announced last Friday that all but a few of the 26 state jurists who didn't take furloughs in the past year had...
  • Funding Approved For UConn Health Center's Upgrade

    Funding Approved For UConn Health Center's Upgrade
    The University of Connecticut scored a victory this week when legislators approved a $362 million plan to revamp and expand the UConn Health Center and fund health initiatives involving other area hospitals. On Friday, officials from three hospitals...
  • Tragic Decision: Man Brain-Damaged, Hospital Accused

    Tragic Decision: Man Brain-Damaged, Hospital Accused
    Stephen M. Smith decided to undergo throat surgery to remove a spot on his esophagus — a spot that he feared could become cancerous. As he walked into St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford on July 3, 2008, Smith and his wife, Benay,...
  • New Domestic Violence Law Requires GPS For Certain Offenders

    Gov. M. Jodi Rell on Monday signed a domestic violence reform bill that she said would help prevent abuse and assist victims by "strengthening numerous programs in criminal justice, social services and education." Using $140,000 in federal stimulus...
  • Malloy Moves Ahead With Gov. Transition; Foley Contests Results

    Malloy Moves Ahead With Gov. Transition; Foley Contests Results
    Former Stamford, Conn., Mayor Dan Malloy is moving ahead with plans to form a transition team in anticipation of becoming Connecticut's next governor after the secretary of the state said he won Tuesday's election. But Republican businessman Tom Foley...
  • Tornado Confirmed in Bridgeport

    Tornado Confirmed in Bridgeport
    The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado briefly touched down in the area of Main Street in Bridgeport about 2:30 p.m. Thursday, according to the agency's website. The tornado, with winds of 100 mph, also hit Nichols Street and Cedar...
  • High risk pools for people with preexisting conditions off to slow start

    High risk pools for people with preexisting conditions off to slow start
    This summer, new health insurance programs aimed at people with preexisting medical conditions began accepting applications around the country. The plans target one of the key promises of the health-care overhaul: Everyone, even people with checkered...