A leader of the Connecticut General Assembly Committee on Children said “not enough” was being done by state lawmakers and regulators to prevent and respond to child abuse, following a recent spate of abuse. ‘allegations involving educators and coaches.
State Representative Liz Linehan D-Cheshire calls for longer prison terms and stricter monitoring requirements for convicted abusers, extending the statute of limitations for prosecuting commissioned journalists who fail to speak and imposing other measures that she said would allow school administrators and parents to better monitor signs of abuse.
- CommonWealth Magazine
- Governor Chris Sununu Creates Revamped Juvenile Justice Reform Commission, Announces Membership
- county meeting scheduled for Tuesday | New
- Montana tribes want to stop jailing people for suicide attempts but have no safer alternative | Health news from the healthiest communities