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  • Blumenthal: Decades Of Neglect Make Rail Safety A Priority

    Blumenthal: Decades Of Neglect Make Rail Safety A Priority
    The twisted, mangled wreckage of the Amtrak train that crashed in Philadelphia May 12 is a searing indictment of America's failure to invest in rail safety and reliability. Eight people lost their lives and more than 200 were hospitalized — yet another catastrophic and entirely preventable tragedy on our nation's rails. Once again, we see our railroads' dire deficiencies — ancient safety technology, crumbling infrastructure, and lax and laggard oversight that all contributed to the cascade of disruptions, delays and disasters that degraded public trust in passenger rail.
  • VA must find millions to finish troubled Denver hospital

    Construction crews are returning to work at the veterans hospital outside Denver after a last-minute deal with congressional leaders avoided a shutdown of the half-finished project. But the really heavy lifting will be done 1,500 miles away in...

    VA averts construction shutdown at troubled Denver hospital

    The Veterans Affairs Department averted a costly construction shutdown at its half-finished hospital outside Denver on Thursday, but it still has to persuade an angry Congress to come up with hundreds of millions of dollars more to complete the troubled...

    Interval House Gala Proves To Be Record Breaking Fund Raiser

    Interval House Gala Proves To Be Record Breaking Fund Raiser
    It was a red carpet gala scene at The Society Room in Hartford Saturday and while there were lots of smiles and party spirit, the reason for gathering was a serious one. Interval House, which provides support and services to victims of domestic abuse...

    House panel to hold Amtrak hearing; Schumer blasts Boehner

    House panel to hold Amtrak hearing; Schumer blasts Boehner
    NEW YORK — A U.S. House committee announced Friday it would hold a hearing on the deadly Amtrak crash while U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer launched another push to get Congress to pay for train safety technology and infrastructure improvements in the...