Murphy Visits State Military Firms, Raps Budget Cuts

By STEPHEN SINGER Associated Press EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy visited defense contractors Wednesday to denounce what he called damaging automatic federal budget cuts and said he expected smaller contractors in […]


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Sequester Will Close Towers At Six Airports In State

Members of the Connecticut Congressional delegation say the budget cuts required by the sequester which took effect Friday will mean closing of six air traffic control towers in Connecticut in a month.


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5,000 Naval Shipyard Employees Preparing To Lose Month’s Pay Over Sequester

They don’t care which side caused Washington’s latest crisis.


File photo of Rep. Joe Courtney, center, of Connecticut. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Courtney Talks “Sequester” With Ray Dunaway

As Friday’s spending cuts known as “sequestration” approach, Connecticut Congressman Joe Courtney spoke with WTIC’s Ray Dunaway.


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.


Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: Elections Have Consequences

The day after the voters spoke in our democracy, Republicans sought to set aside the results and focus on winning next time. It is not just a losing proposition for Republicans, it is a losing proposition for America.


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Opinion: Four More Years Of Gridlock

Even the most liberal of Democrats must agree that Obama’s inability to get foes to work with him is severely impeding any progress this country.