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Forum On Drug Abuse Hears from Recovering Addicts

People 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.

04/17/2014

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Women’s Championship Wagers

Connecticut’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.

04/08/2014

Senator Chris Murphy (Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images)

New England Senators Want Better Syria Plan

U.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.

03/15/2014

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Murphy: Regulate State Power Suppliers

U.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.

03/15/2014

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State Receives $9.8M For Home Heating Oil Program

Members 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.

02/01/2014

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Murphy Goes Homeless For A Day

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy has gotten a first-hand look at homelessness. Connecticut’s junior Democratic senator spent part of Monday with a homeless man in New Haven, following him from a […]

12/31/2013

Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., speaks at a press conference with Congress members from Connecticut and a group of 26 cyclists who rode from Newtown, Conn., in support of common-sense solutions to gun violence on March 12, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Sen. Murphy: Pro-Gun Senators Are ‘Gun Control Darwinists’

Sen. Chris Murphy has characterized Republicans who have resisted new gun laws as “gun control Darwinists.”

12/11/2013

3 Connecticut Democrats are working to reintroduce stricter background checks for gun purchases. (Getty Images)

Connecticut Dems Trying To Revive Gun Control Bill

Three Connecticut lawmakers are urging Congress to expand background checks on would-be gun buyers.

11/02/2013

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Connecticut Senator Plans To Talk Spying During Europe Trip

Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy said in an interview Thursday that he spoke with European Parliament members and others this week and is concerned about threats to “cut off participation in some really important anti-terrorist organizations.”

10/31/2013

Senator Chris Murphy (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Murphy Praises State Launch Of ‘Obamacare’

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Sen. Christopher Murphy says the launch of federal health insurance in Connecticut is better than expected despite the troubles plaguing the program nationwide. The junior Democratic senator visited a […]

10/24/2013

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