Registered sex offenders in Connecticut may soon be able to apply to have their names removed from the state’s child abuse registry. The state House of Representatives passed a bill on Thursday that would allow offenders to do this after 10 years on the registry.
The New York State Senate and the Assembly have approved a measure to send more than 200 speed cameras to Long Island and New York City. That includes 69 cameras in Suffolk County and 56 in Nassau County.
Connecticut’s projected budget surplus has dropped by 90 per cent since January. That’s based on numbers released by state officials on Wednesday. This is going to make negotiating a balanced budget a bit more difficult for Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy and state legislative leaders.