PNS Daily Newscast - March 22, 2018 

New research finds stiffer prison terms do not deter drug use. Also on our nationwide rundown: we will take you to a state where 4 in 10 adults have gun; and “ghost” fishing gear killing whales and seals on the West Coast.

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Public News Service - Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn. — A new, 50-state study finds that putting more people in jail for drug offenses doesn't reduce drug use or overdose deaths ...Read More
HARTFORD, Conn. – A bill to restore the vote to thousands of Connecticut residents is getting a hearing Thursday in the General Assembly ...Read More
HARTFORD, Conn. — Prisoners’ rights advocates are calling for new legislation to protect inmates’ health, safety and human rights ...Read More
HARTFORD, Conn. – The U.S. Supreme Court may decide Friday if it will hear oral arguments in the government's appeal of a federal court's order ...Read More
HARTFORD, Conn. – Hundreds of Connecticut residents are in Hartford today to speak out against a proposal to open coastal waters to oil and gas ...Read More
HARTFORD, Conn. – Environmental groups have joined with Connecticut and nine other states in a lawsuit to end delays in implementing the Clean ...Read More
HARTFORD, Conn. – State lawmakers have launched a multistate coalition to collaborate on legislation to combat carbon pollution. The Carbon ...Read More
HARTFORD, Conn. – Connecticut has taken an important step toward implementing its retirement security plan. The authority overseeing the ...Read More
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