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U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT). (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal Urges People to Stop Driving GM

(CBS Connecticut)  General Motors Co. said it is recalling 1.5 million vehicles worldwide, because the electronic power-steering assist can suddenly stop working, making them harder to steer. Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal is among those calling […]

04/01/2014

New York commuters (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images News)

Call For Tax Break For Commuters Who Use Public Transit

Senator Richard Blumenthal and New Haven Mayor Toni Harp are calling on Congress to extend a federal tax benefit for commuters who use public transportation.

01/06/2014

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Blumenthal Calls To Remove Energy Drink Logos From Toys

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is calling on energy drink makers Red Bull and Rockstar to remove toys with the companies’ logos from stores nationwide.

12/16/2013

Comments By Senator Blumenthal On Justin Eldridge’s Death

In a speech on the Senate floor, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) today honored the heroism of U.S. Marine Justin Eldridge of Waterford, Conn. On Monday, Eldridge lost his long battle with post-traumatic stress disorder […]

10/30/2013

Senator Chris Murphy, Senator Richard Blumenthal (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Blumenthal, Murphy Say State Should Be Able To Recoup Money Lost In Shutdown

Connecticut’s U.S. Senators they believe much of the money lost to the state during the 18-day federal government shutdown can be recouped.

10/18/2013

Richard Blumenthal, Chris Murphy (Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Murphy, Blumenthal Call For Audit Of Sandy Hook Donations

Connecticut’s U.S. senators called Friday for an independent audit of more than $11 million in donations received in response to the Newtown school shooting to determine what donors wanted done with the money.

07/19/2013

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Senator To Meet With Students, Faculty, Administrators On Student Loan Rates

Sen. Richard Blumenthal is visiting Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic to discuss interest rate increases on student loans.

07/08/2013

Senator Blumenthal on Marriage Equality

“Today’s Supreme Court ruling is a huge and historic victory for freedom and equality, most especially for marriage equality. Standing on the steps of the Supreme Court today as the decision came down, I was […]

06/26/2013

Senator Blumenthal Reaction To Supreme Court Decision

Today, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) issued the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to invalidate Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the section that determines which states and counties […]

06/25/2013

Students at the Connecticut school where 20 first-graders and six educators were killed in December are returning to classes in a neighboring town. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Funds Sought To Rebuild Sandy Hook School

Members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation are attempting to secure federal funds to help Newtown build a new elementary school after last year’s massacre.

05/16/2013

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