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They’re in 80% of the food we eat: genetically modified organisms. Some say they pose serious health risks. Some believe those risks to be so serious, they’re willing to break the law in order to notify their fellow consumers that products...
Supporters of MMA (Mixed Martial Arts), a sport where athletes trained in a mixture of martial arts styles compete using grappling and striking techniques, are still trying to persuade state legislators to pass a bill that will sanction the sport in...
Could we be ingesting genetic information in our genetically modified foods? Big Agriculture says not to worry.Here’s a disturbing article from The Atlantic about the possibility we could be ingesting genetic information as well as calories, proteins, etc. with our food – which adds a new layer of complexity to the debate over genetically modified...
Two veteran Democratic legislators are both retiring from the General Assembly after 20 years. Deputy Speaker Marie Kirkley-Bey will announce her retirement Wednesday at a star-studded press conference at the state Capitol that will include former House...
In a surprising move, the National Transportation Board is calling upon states to prohibit the use of all cellphones in cars, including hands-free devices. The landmark ban would go beyond the current law in Connecticut, which allows the use of hands-...
Environmental advocates are celebrating a new law that takes effect Saturday that bans a toxic chemical from use in certain children's products. The new law - the first in the nation - bans products containing bisphenol A, or BPA, which is used to harden...
Imagine a scenario where tens of millions of Americans are condemned by their own illusions to hours of hot, sweaty, grueling unpaid labor every week involving expensive and potentially dangerous chemicals, ear-shattering machines and fuels that pollute...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut lawmakers say they won't take up a bill this session banning a long list of wild and potentially dangerous animals as pets. Rep. Richard Roy, co-chairman of the legislature's Environment Committee, tells the Connecticut...
Tags: Charla Nash, Stamford, Animals, Laws, Justice System
The Hartford CourantIn the waning hours of the regular legislative session Wednesday, state lawmakers revived and unanimously approved a previously stalled bill prompted by the Stamford chimpanzee attack - a ban on the private ownership of gorillas, chimpanzees and...
Tags: Sandra Herold, Richard Blumenthal, Animals, Laws, Pets
Fox 61At a time when we are all pinching our pennies trying to save some money, it turns out, the State is paying hundreds of thousands of dollars of your hard earned money on bottled water! "Here is our concern. Spending tax dollars on bottled water is...
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