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.
Connecticut’s two U.S. senators say they still think there’s a chance to pass gun control legislation this year following its recent Senate defeat.
Two senators are urging the Obama administration to postpone the furloughing of air traffic controllers, saying the turmoil caused by reduced staffing raises economic and security concerns as well as inconveniencing thousands of travelers.
After the Senate voted against advancing gun-control legislation, elected leaders and Newtown families reacted with disappointment.
Members of the Connecticut Congressional delegation say the budget cuts required by the sequester which took effect Friday will mean closing of six air traffic control towers in Connecticut in a month.
Connecticut’s two U.S. Senators and the Congresswoman representing Newtown are asking Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to remove unofficial “tribute” Facebook pages to the victims of the December shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Newtown First Selectman Patricia Llodra and two local police detectives who were among the first on the scene for the deadly Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting will be guests of U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy for President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech.
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is joining immigrant advocates from around Connecticut who are stepping up pressure for comprehensive immigration reforms
Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is in Egypt with a bipartisan delegation led by Arizona Sen. John McCain.
Chris Murphy took the oath of office on Thursday to become Connecticut’s newest U.S. senator, replacing the retiring Joe Lieberman.