The first of the money donated through the United Way after the Newtown school shooting is being spent.
The Senate failed Thursday to pass legislation, sponsored in part by Joe Lieberman, to protect the U.S. electrical grid, water supplies and other critical industries from cyberattack and electronic espionage, despite dire warnings from top national security officials about the potential for devastating assaults on American computer networks.
Members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation are raising concerns over a proposal by President Barack Obama to push back the construction of a Virginia-class attack submarine.
U.S. Sens. Joe Lieberman and Richard Blumenthal are trying to add shellfish to the list of damaged crops that would be eligible for federal disaster relief.