connecticut

  1. bajisima

    Primaries in Wisconsin, Vermont, Connecticut and Minnesota today

    Bunch of interesting races. Vermont Races to watch: Governor Polls close: 7 p.m. Eastern Gov. Phil Scott, a centrist Republican stock-car driver, was once one of the most popular governors in the country — beloved by Republicans, Democrats and independents. But then, in April, he signed...
  2. Babba

    In Wake of Florida Massacre, Gun Control Advocates Look to Connecticut

    In the states with the strictest gun laws there is the lowest rate of gun deaths. In the states with the most lax gun laws there is the highest rate. Those are simply facts...
  3. Madeline

    The Connecticut Violent Crime Problem

    U.S. Sends Connecticut Another Prosecutor To Fight Violent Crime - Hartford Courant Whut dafuq? Federal prosecutors have no authority to prosecute state crimes. Connecticut is no hotbed of American violent crime. And if this works, why isn't Trump focusing these efforts on Chicago, etc...
  4. bajisima

    What on Earth is wrong with Connecticut?

    Despite being the richest state in the country, by per-capita income, Connecticut’s budget is a mess. Its pensions are woefully under-funded. Its deficit is projected to surpass $2 billion, or 12 percent of its total annual tax revenue. Hartford is approaching bankruptcy. Conservatives look at...
  5. bajisima

    Aetna looking to move HQ out of Connecticut after 150 years

    Connecticut is going to be a wasteland if they do this the year after GE pulled out. Curious to find out if they are looking for big tax breaks like Massachusetts gave GE? Hartford-based Aetna is in negotiations with several states about a location for its headquarters and Hartford mayor Luke...
  6. bajisima

    Bill would allow Connecticut police to put weapons on drones

    Connecticut lawmakers are considering whether the state should become the first in the country to allow police to use drones outfitted with deadly weapons. The proposal was immediately met with concern by civil rights and liberties advocates. The state legislature’s Judiciary Committee...
  7. Macduff

    First, the IRS Took $68K From Connecticut Bakers. Now, It’s Investigating Them.

    IRS Took $68K From CT Bakers. Now, It?s Investigating Them. First of all, any law that penalizes avoiding federal surveillance is ridiculous. Like the Fourth Amendment means nothing. Second, as referred to later in the story, civil asset forfeiture should only be used in cases where money...
  8. PACE

    The lunatic on the loose in Fairfield Connecticut

    This is about 45 minutes from Newtown Connecticut Two things: 1) CT Yankees aren't vacillating fools; 2) CT takes this shit very seriously All Fairfield Schools On Lockdown After Phoned-In Threats | Norwalk Daily Voice I really feel sorry for the chump when he is found...
  9. PACE

    296 lives saved in Connecticut in 10 years

    due to stricter gun control, Gun killings fell by 40 percent after Connecticut passed this law - The Washington Post Regards Pace
  10. PACE

    The gun control law in Connecticut post Sandy Hook

    Prohibit any sales of gun magazines or clip that holds more than ten rounds. The law bans any future sales, current owners can keep their magazines over ten rounds.[11] Extends the law definition of an assault rifle and expands the list of state-banned assault weapons, but eliminates the...
  11. L

    Gun killings fell by 40 percent after Connecticut passed this law

    In the early ’90s, gang shootings gripped Connecticut. Bystanders, including a 7-year-old girl, were getting gunned down in drive-bys. “The state is becoming a shooting gallery, and the public wants action,” an editorial in the Hartford Courant said at the time. So in the summer of 1994...
  12. bajisima

    Major companies threaten to leave Connecticut over tax increases

    In an unprecedented move that stunned leaders, three of Connecticut's largest corporations — General Electric, Aetna and Travelers — criticized the legislature and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Monday for considering about $700 million in increased taxes on businesses over the next two years.. GE...
  13. bajisima

    Connecticut police targeted by racism in their organization

    Connecticut officials are investigating what appears to a racist memo sent to Bridgeport police by one of their own — a screed printed on official letterhead and delivered to mailboxes at police headquarters. "Copies of the letter were discovered in internal mailboxes in an area limited to...
  14. bajisima

    Connecticut to the rich: Please dont leave us

    Connecticut revenue workers can tell if even a handful of super rich leave the state and they strive to keep them. "In a state home to some of the richest Americans, tax officials go to some lengths to keep them — or, more accurately, keep the billions of dollars in revenue their income...
  15. OldGaffer

    Connecticut Becomes First State To Pass $10.10 Minimum Wage

    We can expect unemployment in Connecticut to skyrocket next year, right? And if it does not, all the RWNJ's on here crying can go pound sand. Removed content due to no link provided for the content. Kontrary And the Right to Work for Less states will have to be dragged kicking and screaming...
  16. bajisima

    Connecticut police refuse to enforce new gun laws?

    Around 250 Connecticut law enforcement officers have signed an open letter declaring that they wont be enforcing the states new controversial gun laws. Roughly only 50,000 out of 300,000 gun owners in the state have complied with the new law. Thoughts? Conn. police refuse to enforce...
  17. meridian5455

    Connecticut Gun Law Ignored as Thousands Don't Register AR-15s

    The Connecticut gun law passed in the wake of the Sandy Hook school massacre is reportedly being ignored by many state residents, leaving thousands of AR-15s and other assault rifles unregistered. The law requires that all residents who own so-called assault rifles, such as AR-15s, register the...
  18. G

    Politics in Connecticut

    Anyone on this forum that are from CT? Which politicians do you guys favor and why? Are there any interesting new candidates thare are passionate in their cause? :)
  19. Stefan Bandera

    Spring Bass Fishing in Connecticut 2013/anyone else Fish this spring yet ?

    I and a fishing buddy avoid opening day which in Conn is 3rd SATURDAY of Aprl... Went today had ok day for Spring fishing bass in Conn. Bass in the cold Northeast are not big as they are down South- I don't care about th 20- 30 Blue gills, crappie, or White perch we caught There is one...
  20. michaelr

    2 commuter trains collide, derail in southwestern Connecticut

    2 commuter trains collide, derail in southwestern Connecticut - CNN.com So far no injuries.