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Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven, Conn.
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Reports from WSHU's Tom Kuser, Ebong Udoma, Dan Katz, Bill Buchner, Ann Lopez, Davis Dunavin, Cassandra Basler and Anthony Moaton.

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The state delegation for Bridgeport, Conn., is coming in support of the bill that could make the MGM casino a reality. They showed up at the Public Safety Committee hearing on the matter on Thursday.

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The legal retail of marijuana in Massachusetts begins July 1. That’s prompted Connecticut lawmakers to once again consider legislation to allow the sale of marijuana in the state. Similar legislation failed last year.

Blumenthal Calls Arming Teachers ‘Toxic Lunacy’

Mar 16, 2018
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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Governor Dannel Malloy joined state educators in Hartford on Thursday to speak out against the President’s proposal to arm teachers.

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The Connecticut legislature’s Public Safety Committee will hear testimony Thursday morning about a bill to allow more casinos in the state.

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Connecticut Senate Republican President Len Fasano wants a public hearing to look into reports of denial of healthcare to state prisoners. At a news conference at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford on Wednesday, Fasano said inadequate staffing and untimely healthcare may have been factors in the deaths of eight inmates.