Senator Travels To Middle East
Senators Call For More Military, Economic Aid For UkraineSenators Chris Murphy and John McCain are pushing for more economic and military aid for Ukraine.
Senators Call For Reducing Excise Tax On Craft BeerFour U.S. senators say they want to help the American craft beer industry by reducing the excise tax on beer made by small brewers.
Calls For National Concussion Youth Sports StandardsConnecticut Senator Chris Murphy joined doctors in Hartford today, to call for the passage of a bill requiring a national panel to create standards for when young athletes can return to play, after a concussion.
'Look Before You Lock' Effort Being LaunchedFederal and state officials are launching a campaign to raise awareness about the problem of leaving children alone in hot cars after the death of a toddler last month.
CT Senators Seek To Maintain Trucker Driving LimitsSaying it is an issue of safety, Connecticut's two Democratic senators today called for the preservation of current rules limiting how many hours truckers can driver.
Connecticut Lawmakers Seek Broader Gun CoalitionSeveral members of Connecticut's congressional delegation on Friday urged national retailers to take steps to bar guns from their establishments, saying such voluntary efforts could improve public safety and help persuade Congress to pass the gun safety legislation first proposed after the deadly Newtown school shooting.
Forum On Drug Abuse Hears from Recovering AddictsPeople who abused heroin and other drugs described how they quit as officials called for a comprehensive approach to deal with what they called an epidemic and scourge.
Women's Championship WagersConnecticut's Governor.Lieutenant Governor and U.S. Senators have made some friendly bets with their Indiana collegues on the NCAA Women's National Championship game in Nashville between undefeated UConn and Notre Dame.
New England Senators Want Better Syria PlanU.S. senators from Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are part of a bipartisan group of lawmakers calling on President Barack Obama to develop a stronger strategy for addressing the humanitarian crisis in Syria.
Murphy: Regulate State Power SuppliersU.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is asking federal regulators to curb independent electrical suppliers in Connecticut who offer new contracts with lower rates, but fail to fully disclose the potential for significant rate hikes in case of extreme weather fluctuations.
State Receives $9.8M For Home Heating Oil ProgramMembers of the Connecticut congressional delegation say the federal government has released more than $9.8 million to help low-income families and seniors cover their home heating costs.