- Connecticut officials praise changes on tribal recognition Updated: Jun-29-15 6:45 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut's top elected leaders are declaring victory in their efforts to see that it does not become easier for local American Indian tribes to obtain federal recognition.
- After Charleston shootings, gun curbs dormant in Congress Updated: Jun-20-15 3:14 am
WASHINGTON - This week's slaughter of nine people in a South Carolina church left prospects that Congress will curb guns right where they've been for years - remote for now, according to lawmakers and activists on both sides of the issue.
- Gun rights still trumping gun controls in politics Updated: Jun-19-15 6:48 pm
WASHINGTON - They offered prayers and moments of silence. They sought to comfort. Some flashed with anger and frustration that, once again, America was forced to confront another mass shooting.
- Connecticut gun permit law prompts federal legislation Updated: Jun-11-15 5:32 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation announced Thursday they have introduced new federal legislation to encourage other states to develop handgun permitting programs similar to the system currently operating in Connecticut.