Senator Richard Blumenthal

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Officials Warn Of Hot Car Dangers

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – With the busy summer season right around the corner, officials are reminding parents about the dangers leaving young children alone in a hot vehicle. Last summer a Ridgefield man forgot to […]

06/05/2015

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

Blumenthal To Offer Amendment In Honor

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is seeking to amend a federal education bill and set aside funding to train teachers in social and emotional learning. The Democrat planned to introduce the amendment […]

04/13/2015

Senator Richard Blumenthal (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Leaders To Turn Thumbs Down On Proposed Rate Increase

Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A group decrying a proposed rate increase by Connecticut Light and Power gathers at the state Capitol this afternoon. The utility has requested to raise its fixed charge, the amount paid […]

10/06/2014

Senator Richard Blumenthal (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Blumenthal: End Blanket Exemptions For Sports Leagues

(East Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Later today, Senator Richard Blumenthal will be joined by advocates for victims of domestic violence, child advocates, and medical experts in calling on the major sports leagues to be held […]

09/22/2014

Senator  Richard Blumenthal.

Blumenthal: Rate Hike Request “Unfair”

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Senator Richard Blumenthal has fired off a letter to PURA, the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, voicing concerns about a rate hike request by Connecticut Light and Power. Blumenthal calls CL&P’s request […]

08/26/2014

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Cyber Security Conference Today In Hartford

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen are among the scheduled speakers at a national Internet security conference in Hartford. The Connecticut Democrats and Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra […]

08/18/2014

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Pet Prescription Proposal

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) _ U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says pet owners could save millions of dollars on prescriptions for their animals if they could buy the drugs at ordinary pharmacies. The New York Democrat says […]

07/20/2014

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT). (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Blumenthal to Talk College Affordability at QU Commencement

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he’ll be talking about college affordability and other middle class issues when he gives the commencement address at the Quinnipiac University School of Law this weekend.

05/10/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy welcomes home Connecticut National Guard troops. (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Nearly 300 CT National Guard Troops Welcomed Home

More than 275 members of three Connecticut National Guard units have been welcomed home in a formal ceremony at the O’Neill State Armory.

03/18/2014

Senator Richard Blumenthal (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Subcommittee Hearing Today On Rail Safety

(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 […]

03/06/2014

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