Connecticut Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy, who is co-chairman of the Democratic National Committee rules committee, is facing criticism over correspondence showing that he offered assistance to health insurance giant Cigna as it was working to get Connecticut to approve its still-pending merger with Anthem.
Background checks for firearms have spiked more than 6,000 percent in the state of Connecticut in the wake of the Newtown shooting and the state’s sweeping gun control package.
A Connecticut gun manufacturer announced plans to leave the state after the strict gun control measures enacted last week.
Customers all over Connecticut packed into gun stores Tuesday ahead of a vote expected to bring about sweeping changes to the state’s gun laws, the Associated Press reports.