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Senator Chris Murphy (Courtesy Office of Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty)

Murphy Meets With Connecticut Ukrainian Community

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is meeting with members of Connecticut’s Ukrainian community to discuss this week’s downing of a Malaysian jetliner, shot down over Ukraine.

07/19/2014

Senator Chris Murphy (T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Murphy Tells Senate About Connecticut’s Unemployed

One day after clearing a key Senate hurdle, legislation to renew long-term jobless benefits veered toward gridlock Wednesday.

01/08/2014

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

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Senators’ Proposal Aims At Lowering Cost Of College

Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy and another U.S. Senator also still paying off his college loans are are co-sponsoring legislation aimed at lowering college costs by withholding federal funds from schools that fail to meet new national affordability and quality standards.

12/08/2013

Senator Chris Murphy, Senator Richard Blumenthal (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Blumenthal, Murphy Say State Should Be Able To Recoup Money Lost In Shutdown

Connecticut’s U.S. Senators they believe much of the money lost to the state during the 18-day federal government shutdown can be recouped.

10/18/2013

U.S. Capitol (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Connecticut’s Elected Officials React To Capitol Compromise

A number of Connecticut’s elected officials issued statements on the Congressional compromise on the debt ceiling and government shutdown.

10/16/2013

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Senator Murphy On Compromise

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) released the following statement in advance of an expected vote in the Senate to reopen the federal government and temporarily increase the government’s statutory borrowing authority: “This is a massive […]

10/16/2013

Senator Chris Murphy, Union Station, New Haven (Courtesy Office of Sen. Murphy)

Murphy Calls For Restraint On Syria

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is calling for the administration to exercise restraint as it considers its response to Syria’s alleged use of chemical weapons against civilians.

08/27/2013

Richard Blumenthal, Chris Murphy (Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Murphy, Blumenthal Call For Audit Of Sandy Hook Donations

Connecticut’s U.S. senators called Friday for an independent audit of more than $11 million in donations received in response to the Newtown school shooting to determine what donors wanted done with the money.

07/19/2013

West Hartford's Veterans' Memorial. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Murphy: V-A Takes Too Long To Process Claims

Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy is releasing data about veterans and their spouses who have died before receiving benefits they were owed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

07/12/2013

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