Senator To Join Clinton On Gun Control In New HampshireScheduled to appear at several events Tuesday
Murphy, Blumenthal Note Approaching Sandy Hook AnniversaryMembers of Connecticut's congressional delegation are marking the approach of the third anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre with recognition of the grief still afflicting Newtown and calls for action to curb gun violence.
Connecticut Lawmakers Want Federal Action On Gun MeasuresMembers of Connecticut's Democratic congressional delegation expressed frustration Friday that efforts to combat gun violence have been stymied since the 2012 deadly Newtown school shooting, pointing blame at many of their colleagues in Washington, D.C.
Connecticut Senator In #thoughtsandprayers Tweetfest"Your 'thoughts' should be about steps to take to stop this carnage," Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut tweeted. "Your 'prayers' should be for forgiveness if you do nothing — again."
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.