Senator Richard Blumenthal
(Washington, DC/CBS Connecticut) – There’s a hearing taking place in Washington today of a Commerce subcomittee of Surface Transportation. The subcommitte, chaired by Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal, looks to examine the current state of safety […]
(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – The Obama Adminstration’s call to hike the federal minimum wage came to Hartford today. U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez heard from several minimum wage workers who told Perez raising a family […]
At the University of St. Joseph Wednesday, a roundtable discussion was held by Connecticut U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, as well as White House Task Force members, to discuss the ongoing problem of sexual assaults among women on college campuses.
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) _ Newtown groups and members of Connecticut’s Congressional delegation are kicking off a week of “acts of kindness” to honor the victims of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. U.S. […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal has called on federal officials to conduct an expedited investigation of the fatal derailment of a Metro-North passenger train. The Connecticut Democrat said Sunday he contacted Deborah […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The partial government shutdown has delayed plans to begin moving inmates out of the federal women’s prison in Danbury as part of an effort to turn the facility into a minimum-security […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is co-sponsoring legislation designed to provide protections to cruise ship passengers. The proposed Cruise Ship Passenger Protection Act of 2013 would make all crimes alleged on cruise […]
Sen. Richard Blumenthal is calling on Metro-North Railroad to quickly install technology to prevent more fatalities.
Senator Richard Blumenthal announced Tuesday that he is sponsoring a bill that would present a Hispanic infantry unit with the Congressional Gold Medal.
Connecticut’s Richard Blumenthal and three other U.S. Senators are calling on children’s cable network Nickelodeon to ban ads targeted at children that promote and sell junk food and sugar.