Monthly Archive for February, 2013

: February, 2013

Gov. Dannel Malloy relegated to “other state leaders” status in GOP news release

Of course all is fair in love, war and politics. But here are a couple of news releases for folks who appreciate parallel political universes. In the first, from Rep. Gail Lavielle, R-Wilton,

Humane Society honors Bridgeport Rep. Auden Grogins

Going to the Dogs? State Rep. Auden Grogins is a winner of the  National Humane Society’s “Legislator of the Year” award, for her work in the Legislators for Animal Advocacy caucus. “I am honored to

Lung cancer screening coverage would be mandatory for insurance companies

Under legislation approved this afternoon by the Insurance and Real Estate Committee, health insurance companies would have to provide coverage for lung cancer screening tests. The bill goes to the

How many bills have been filed?

As too many people testifying before the General Assembly have already said this legislative session, “good question.” Today is No. 29 in the daily list of bills to receive their first reading into

Gov. Malloy, in Danbury, calls for immediate action on tougher gun laws

Here’s what he wants the Legislature to enact, followed by his remarks at Western Connecticut State University. *Making  Background Checks Universal and Comprehensive * Banning Large Capacity

Malloy gets anthrax threat.

“On February 19, 2013, the Connecticut State Capitol Police Department (SCPD) was notified by the Connecticut State Police (CSP) Executive Security that a threat against the Governor was received by

AG Jepsen going after pension of convicted former Redding highway super

Attorney General George Jepsen has filed a suit in Hartford Superior Court seeking to revoke or reduce the pension of former Redding highway superintendent  Bruce L. Sanford of Redding, who recently