New Conn. Law Proposed to Clarify, Make Consistent Campus Sexual Assault Policy at Public, Private Institutions

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Two Connecticut legislators who districts include the University of Connecticut are proposing a new law to make clear and consistent campus sexual assault policy. Democrats State Sen. Mae Flexer of Killingly and state Rep. Greg Haddad of Mansfield will announce Friday the new legislation dealing with “affirmative consent.” Although UConn and Yale have their own […]

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Conn. Residents Unfazed by Herbicide Use Roiling Massachusetts


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Conn. Cities and Towns Worried They’ll be Hit in Budget Crunch

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The president of the state’s association of cities and towns says the current and future budget crunches should not be solved on the backs of local municipalities. Matthew Galligan, the town manager of South Windsor and president of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM) says his group is willing to be a partner in the […]

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