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Malloy Honored For Gun Control Efforts

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is being honored for his efforts to pass gun control measures in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

08/13/2013

Connecticut Congresswoman Rosa Delauro. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Blumenthal, DeLauro Tout Manufacturing Bill

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Rep. Rosa DeLauro are offering legislation they say will help grow manufacturing across the country. DeLauro, who represents the state’s third congressional district, reintroduced the Manufacturing […]

08/06/2013

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

Conn. Panel to Discuss Rebuilding After Superstorm

MILFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s two U.S. senators are meeting with federal, state and local officials to discuss rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy and steps that can be taken to blunt future storm damage. Sen. Chris […]

07/26/2013

Students at the Connecticut school where 20 first-graders and six educators were killed in December are returning to classes in a neighboring town. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Senators Calling For Audit Of Newtown Donations

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s U.S. senators are calling 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 […]

07/19/2013

Senator  Richard Blumenthal.

Blumenthal to Talk Student Loans

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is meeting with students, faculty and administrators at Eastern Connecticut State University to discuss how they will be affected by the doubling of interest rates on student […]

07/08/2013

Senator Richard Blumenthal (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Honor Proposed for Puerto Rico-based Army Unit

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal has introduced a bill to recognize an Army infantry regiment that was made up almost entirely of soldiers from Puerto Rico who fought in World War I, […]

06/19/2013

Senator Richard Blumenthal (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Officials Call for Federal GMO Labeling Bill

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut officials are calling on Congress to pass legislation requiring the clear labeling of genetically modified foods. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and state Senate President Donald Williams Jr. are joining local […]

06/07/2013

Senator Richard Blumenthal (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Blumenthal Wants to Remove GI Bill Time Limits

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is proposing new federal legislation that would repeal what he calls unfair and arbitrary time limits under the GI Bill. For veterans to be eligible for training […]

05/28/2013

Senator Richard Blumenthal (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Blumenthal Bill Addresses Military Sex Assault

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is co-sponsoring federal legislation that would remove the influence of the military’s chain of command from the prosecution of certain sexual assault crimes. He also wants measures […]

05/17/2013

Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Blumenthal Proposes Amendments To Immigration Bill

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a Connecticut Democrat, is sponsoring 18 amendments to the Senate’s immigration bill.

05/13/2013

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