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  • Reaction To President Obama's Initiatives To Reduce Gun Violence

    Reaction was extensive and varied to President Barack Obama’s noontime speech Wednesday in which he proposed legislation and announced executive actions intended to reduce gun violence after the Dec. 14 Newtown school massacre. Gov. Dannel P....
  • NRA Response Comes Under Attack

    NRA Response Comes Under Attack
    The National Rifle Association's response Friday to the Newtown school massacre — a proposal to post armed police officers in every school in the country — failed to impress many in Connecticut on a day when funerals were still being held...
  • Courtney Hails Local Medicare Advocates' Victory

    After years of fighting Medicare on denials for physical, occupational and speech therapy, the Center for Medicare Advocacy won a victory that its director hopes resolves the question once and for all. The center, which has its national headquarters in...
  • Connecticut politicians are upset that Husky game is on cable TV

     
    A couple of Connecticut politicians are miffed that today's NCAA game between the University of Connecticut and Bucknell will be on cable TV instead of CBS. As part of the new NCAA TV deal that CBS and Turner Broadcasting signed......
  • Undersea Adventure Aboard The USS Toledo

    It all started at Electric Boat. Where submarines are born, the idea to eventually take one out for a ride. It was December and after Congressman Joe Courtney, as well as Senators Joe Lieberman and Chris Dodd, excitedly explained why Capitol Hill's...
  • Connecticut Companies Taking Part In Trade Mission In Brussels

    The original plan was to fly from Hartford to Amsterdam and travel by train to Brussels for meetings. Then Delta Airlines canceled its plan to resume direct service from Bradley International Airport to The Netherlands. So Anne Evans, head of the U.S....
  • Call Him The Anti-Dodd: Simmons Focuses On His Foe's Woes A Race For The Senate

    Three days after announcing his plan to take on Connecticut's senior senator, Rob Simmons breezed past a bunch of kids sitting in the gym of the Regional Multicultural Magnet School in New London. It wasn't a political appearance: Simmons was here to...
  • State's Health Care Advocate Opposes Anthem Rate Increase Proposal

    The state's health care advocate called on Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Connecticut on Wednesday to withdraw a proposal that would increase rates on individual health insurance policies by as much as 32 percent — and urged the state...
  • Stimulus Could Bring 600 Jobs To Coda Battery Systems In Enfield

    A former Enfield toy factory could be spitting out batteries for a new electric car by late next year, if enough federal stimulus money finds its way to Connecticut. Coda Battery Systems, a joint venture of Yardney Technical Products of Stonington and...
  • Rep. Joe Courtney's Statement On Kennedy's Death

    WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney released the following statement following the death of Senator Edward Kennedy. "For decades, Ted Kennedy spoke loudest for those who needed the greatest help, but often had little voice of their own. Ted Kennedy...
  • Dodd Needs To Say He Won't Run In 2010

    If Sen. Chris Dodd truly cares about President Obama's reform agenda, Connecticut and his party, he will gracefully step back and not run for re-election next year. That might be the only way to save this seat for a Democrat and snatch the red meat out...