Federal legislation supported by a Connecticut woman blinded and disfigured by a chimpanzee attack, making it harder to keep primates as pets, has cleared a U.S. Senate committee.
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.
The Senate has voted to study whether people with serious illnesses should be allowed to grow marijuana at home.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut lawmakers are moving closer to requiring the Department of Education to come up with a curriculum that local school districts can use to teach about the history of the labor […]
Members of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths.
Ted Kennedy Jr. is planning to run for the state Senate in Connecticut.
U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy says the farm bill passed by the Senate is good for Vermont for many reasons.
One day after clearing a key Senate hurdle, legislation to renew long-term jobless benefits veered toward gridlock Wednesday.
Sen. Chris Murphy has characterized Republicans who have resisted new gun laws as “gun control Darwinists.”
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 […]