House Easily Passes Juvenile Crime Bill But Divisions Apparent After Debate

State Rep. Anthony Nolan, a Democrat from New London, weighs in on the merits of the Juvenile Crime Bill in the House.


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HARTFORD – After hours of emotional debate over whether a get-tough policy or social intervention is the way to combat juvenile crime, an overwhelming 129-17 House of Representatives bipartisan majority on Thursday approved a bill that attempts to take both approaches to address crime by young people – especially car thefts. The bill now moves […]
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Steve Jensen

Steve Jensen was a journalist for 13 years with the Hartford Courant and Journal Inquirer of Manchester before becoming a Communications Director for the State of Connecticut. Jensen covers politics and law enforcement for CT Examiner. T: 860 661-6404