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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

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)

Murphy, Blumenthal to Discuss Gun Control

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s two U.S. senators are expected to discuss plans to push for gun control legislation following its recent Senate defeat. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy have scheduled a meeting Friday […]

04/26/2013

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Blumenthal To Unveil Airport Plan

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he’s got a proposal to help protect federal funding for third-party contract air traffic control towers, including some in Connecticut slated for closure because of automatic […]

03/18/2013

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Hispanic Leaders, Blumenthal Call For Immigration Reform

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The state Latino and Puerto Rican Affairs Commission is calling on Congress and the Connecticut legislature to pass immigration-related bills. The commission has scheduled a news conference with U.S. Sen. Richard […]

03/18/2013

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Facebook Agrees To Remove Some Newtown Pages

Facebook has agreed to remove some so-called tribute pages related to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting over concerns they’re being used to exploit the tragedy, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday.

02/25/2013

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

Blumenthal: Conn. Impact Possible In Pentagon Cuts

Federal budget cuts known as the sequester could damage Connecticut’s significant aerospace industry, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday while on a trade trip to France.

02/18/2013

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Slain Newtown Educators To Be Honored With Medals

Presidential medals will be awarded posthumously to the six people who died protecting children at Sandy Hook Elementary School, officials said Tuesday.

02/05/2013

Richard Blumenthal (File:Christopher Capiozziello/Getty Images News)

Senators Forward Ideas To Biden About Guns

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s two U.S. senators said Friday they’ve forwarded a package of recommendations to Vice President Joe Biden, who is chairing a task force on policy changes in the wake of the […]

01/12/2013

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