Connecticut U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says more federal resources are needed to address border security issues, but to also provide due process to the thousands of migrant children streaming into Texas who may be able to reunite with parents or close relatives in this country.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has given Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal information on how long patients are waiting to get appointments at VA hospitals and clinics in the state.
Saying 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.
The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the senate version of a VA hospital fix will eventually cost $50-billion per year. Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal spoke outside the Newington VA, calling on the House to approve the senate version of the proposal.
Several 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.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal is proposing what he calls a Bill of Rights for students to reduce sexual assaults on campus.
One day after the Department of Transportation refused to order GM to pull recalled vehicles off the road, the auto company has released a video showing tests they’ve done on the recalled vehicles.
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.
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.
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.