Blumenthal Unveils Bill To Toughen Federal Hate Crimes LawConnecticut U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he's introducing legislation that would strengthen federal law to help combat an uptick in hate crimes occurring across the nation.
September 11th Families Want Right To Sue Overseas Terror SupportersThose who lost loved ones in the September 11th attacks gathered on the steps of U.S. District Court in New Haven on Tuesday, calling for the right to sue foreign actors who support terrorism.
Calls For End To Taxpayer-Funded Patriotic Displays
Blumenthal To Announce Plan To Help Refugee ProcessingConnecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is unveiling a plan he says will help speed up the processing of Syrian refugees.
New Safety Requirements Proposed For Cruise Ships The family of a Greenwich man who disappeared during a honeymoon cruise 10 years ago is joining U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut to call for new safety requirements for cruise lines.
Connecticut Gun Permit Law Prompts Federal Legislation
VA Says To Rural Vets They'll Relax "40 Miles Out Rule"The Department of Veterans Affairs said Tuesday it is relaxing a rule that makes it hard for some veterans in rural areas to prove they live at least 40 miles from a VA health site.
Connecticut's Senators Split On Spending Bill Connecticut's two U.S. senators split in the vote on the $1.1 trillion spending bill passed 56-40 Saturday night.
Senator Slams GM For Not Sharing Information In State Woman's DeathSenator Richard Blumenthal says it's "unconscionable" that the family of a Connecticut woman never was told she was killed in a crash believed to have involved a faulty General Motors ignition system.
Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal Urges People to Stop Driving GM
Call For Tax Break For Commuters Who Use Public TransitSenator Richard Blumenthal and New Haven Mayor Toni Harp are calling on Congress to extend a federal tax benefit for commuters who use public transportation.
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.