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Criminal justice reform advocates in Connecticut are pushing back on Governor Ned Lamont’s concerns about a new law he signed on Thursday. They said the measure that erases the criminal records of nonviolent offenders who’ve served their time is the strongest in the nation.

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Advocates for voting rights in New York celebrated last week, when the governor signed a law restoring the right for people on parole. Now they say the real work begins.

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Governor Ned Lamont signed into law last week a measure that expands the candidate pool for a new state prosecutor who would investigate police misconduct. The ACLU of Connecticut sees this as a step towards accountability.

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A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit over two transgender high school athletes in Connecticut.

A bill to block a controversial method of counting prison inmates on the census may be close to passing in Connecticut.