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  • Support Murphy's Super Pollutant Act Of 2014

    U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy deserves Connecticut's support for his draft bill, the Super Pollutants Act of 2014, cosponsored by Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine. This bill will decrease methane seepage from landfills, wastewater plants and pipelines; use alternative chemicals in refrigeration and air conditioning, and replace older cookstoves and diesel engines. These pollutants are often overlooked in global warming discussions yet are highly detrimental to human and ecological health.
  • A temporary patch [Editorial]

    A temporary patch  [Editorial]
    In the world of highway repairs, the term "cold patch" refers to an asphalt mix that's used to temporarily fill potholes. Congress appears to be inching slowly toward its own version of a cold patch that would maintain funding for highway and transit...

    Charla Nash Leads New Push To Ban Trafficking Of Apes And Monkeys

     Charla Nash Leads New Push To Ban Trafficking Of Apes And Monkeys
    WASHINGTON — Charla Nash, horribly mauled by a friend's pet chimpanzee five years ago, flew to Washington Thursday to become a convincing advocate to for a bill that would make it more difficult for someone to own a monkey as a pet. "What happened...

    Bipartisan support for sportsmen's bill evaporates

    WASHINGTON A bipartisan bill to open up more public lands to hunters and fishermen and block more regulation of their equipment was abruptly killed in the Senate on Thursday, after senators from both parties tried to use amendments as the platform for a...

    Democrats Back Michalik in 31st District

    BRISTOL — After David Roche's sudden departure from the 31st District state Senate race, Democrats are now backing Robert Michalik. Michalik, a former aide to U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, was unopposed at a convention Wednesday evening of Democratic...