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Chris Murphy

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  • In Honor Of Jesse Lewis, A Plan To Deal With Students' Social, Emotional Well-Being

    In Honor Of Jesse Lewis, A Plan To Deal With Students' Social, Emotional Well-Being
    HARTFORD -- A proposed federal law named after one of the children murdered in the Sandy Hook Elementary School will help teachers provide social and emotional support to their students. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal announced Monday at a press...
  • Young North End Pastor Is Business, Spiritual Leader

    Young North End Pastor Is Business, Spiritual Leader
    HARTFORD — The sign at Urban Hope Refuge Pentecostal Church still reads, "Dr. William M. Johnson Jr., Senior Pastor." Dr. Johnson died in 2013, and after a year as interim pastor, his son, Ashley "AJ" Johnson, officially succeeded him last year. Why...
  • Lawmakers address California's deeply fragmented mental health system

    Lawmakers address California's deeply fragmented mental health system
    Advocates and mental health practitioners say that California's approach to mental health — and particularly to involuntary treatment — is deeply fragmented across its 58 counties. Lawmakers are trying to address the inconsistency of...
  • CT Lawmakers Split On Netanyahu Speech

    WASHINGTON — One Connecticut lawmaker decided to skip his speech to a joint session of Congress and others had differing reactions to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's forceful condemnation of U.S. efforts to reach an agreement with Iran...
  • Our failed war on terror

    Our failed war on terror
    As a mother and grandmother, I am concerned about the current direction our use of power in securing my family's safety is taking us, and the world at large. My concern is that the tactics and violence that have been used in the past 13 years are failing,...
  • Charlie Hebdo editor, Marco Rubio: Sunday guests

    Charlie Hebdo editor, Marco Rubio: Sunday guests
    British Prime Minister David Cameron and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will be among the guests this weekend on CBS' "Face the Nation." The program starts at 10:30 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Other guests are White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer and...
  • Benjamin Netanyahu, Bobby Jindal, Jerry Brown: Sunday guests

    UPDATED: The Sunday morning guest list: Benjamin Netanyahu, prime minister of Israel, and Gov. Bobby Jindal, R-La., talk to NBC's "Meet the Press" at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. Other guests are Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn.; Major League Baseball...
  • Obama defends Iran deal as 'once in a lifetime' opportunity

    Obama defends Iran deal as 'once in a lifetime' opportunity
    Top Obama administration officials launched a major sales pitch on Sunday aimed at marshaling public support for the new framework agreement between Iran and several world powers over its nuclear program, even as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...
  • Added Protections for Undocumented Immigrants Sought

    Added Protections for Undocumented Immigrants Sought
    HARTFORD — A one-day change in a prison term for a minor crime involving an undocumented immigrant could result in sending that person to federal authorities for deportation, activists said at a legislative hearing Monday. Connecticut changed...
  • Five Things To Know At The Capitol Today

    Five Things To Know At The Capitol Today
    1. Homeschoolers will expand their knowledge of civics and talk about the issues they face during Homeschool Day at the Capitol Friday, 9 a.m to 3 p.m. Guest speakers will include Atty. Dee Black from the Connecticut’s Home School Legal Defense...
  • Betting On Connecticut In Casino Wars

    Betting On Connecticut In Casino Wars
    The Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes want to build three new casinos along three major highways in Connecticut as a way of doing battle with casinos that will be opening in adjacent states. Massachusetts has declared economic war on us, and we are...