A new report shows increasingly high incarceration rates, suggesting that tough-on-crime policies don’t actually help keep people out of jail. Obviously what we need is a three strikes law. The article also focuses on what Connecticut’s commissioner of corrections is doing.
People are using Metro-North trains a lot more than they were last year. Ridership is up over 11%.
There will be a hearing on a proposed death penalty ban today.
Connecticut could be headed for even worse cash flow problems, according to the state treasurer.
The health care pooling bill is back.
Lastly: the state is offering incentives for a film studio in South Windsor.
What else is going on?