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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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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

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT). (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Conn. Senators Blast Government Student Loan Profits

Connecticut U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he is astonished that the federal government earned an estimated $66 billion in profit from student loans originated between 2007 and 2012.

02/01/2014

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Rail Safety Agency To Rule On Train Cams

Two U.S. senators say a federal rail safety agency plans to propose a rule regarding the installation of video cameras aboard trains to monitor drivers and record accidents.

01/12/2014

Senator Richard Blumenthal (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Conn.’s Blumenthal Wants UPS To Refund Customers

Connecticut U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is calling on UPS Inc. to refund customers whose packages didn’t arrive on time for Christmas.

12/27/2013

A Christmas shopper walks past a store advertising a holiday-related sale at a mall. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Blumenthal To Discuss Black Friday ‘Tricks And Traps’

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is warning of the “tricks and traps” some advertisers use to try to lure consumers into making purchases on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The Connecticut Democrat […]

11/29/2013

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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Hearing Planned On Metro-North Power Outage

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A U.S. Senate subcommittee is holding a field hearing in Bridgeport on the recent power failure that disrupted service along the Metro-North Railroad last month. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is scheduled […]

10/28/2013

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