Senate Heavyweights File Sentencing Reform Bill

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Senate Heavyweights File Sentencing Reform Bill | Phillip Smith

A bipartisan group of Senate heavy-hitters have filed a bill aimed at reducing the swollen federal prison population by moving away from harsh mandatory minimum drug sentences, among other reforms. But it’s not completely reformist. The measure is a mixed bag, a product of lengthy discussions among senators seeking a compromise that could actually pass […]

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Connecticut Senate Leader to File Marijuana Legalization Bill for 2017

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Connecticut Senate Leader to File Marijuana Legalization Bill for 2017 | Scott Gacek

HARTFORD, CT — Governor Dannel Malloy may be on the fence when it comes to marijuana legalization, but one of the state’s most prominent lawmakers will push for Connecticut to join two nearby New England states in taxing and regulating sales of cannabis to adults. Senate President Pro Tem Martin M. Looney (D-New Haven) pre-filed legislation for the […]

Connecticut Senate Leader to File Marijuana Legalization Bill for 2017 | The Daily Chronic

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