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Richard Blumenthal

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  • Hobby Lobby Won Its Rights

    In "Blumenthal Urges Hobby Lobby To 'Do the Right Thing'" [July 14, courant.com], Sen. Richard Blumenthal states, "I call on them [Hobby Lobby] to do the right thing and respect Connecticut law. Connecticut statutes mandate full coverage of...
  • Lawyer confirms GM will use bankruptcy shield against recalled-vehicle claims

    WASHINGTON General Motors' top lawyer under harsh questioning by U.S. senators acknowledged Thursday that the company will not waive its bankruptcy protection in dealing with court litigation linked to claims involving its millions of vehicles recalled...
  • Melinda Henneberger: With no chance of passing, women's health bill exists for political theater

    Remember the Democratic reaction to the GOP's repeated attempts to repeal, run over or hollow out Obamacare in ways that were never going to succeed? "Maybe when you hit your 50th repeal vote you will win a prize," President Barack Obama said mockingly....
  • Latino Advocates Knock Malloy on Central American Immigrant Children Decision

    Washington – Latino advocates are reacting with disappointment, dismay and anger over the Malloy administration's decision to reject a federal request to house up to 2,000 immigrant children from Central America at the Southbury Training School....
  • Greenberg Lends More Money To Campaign; Esty Has $1 Million-Plus

    WASHINGTON — Republican businessman Mark Greenberg, who is running against Rep. Elizabeth Esty for the 5th District congressional seat, continues to self-finance his campaign, lending it $305,000 in the last three months, Federal Election Commission...
  • Senate bill would punish executives who conceal product dangers

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. senators on Wednesday unveiled a bill prompted by the General Motors Co recalls over defective ignition switches that would make it a crime for corporate officers to conceal dangers posed by their products. Democratic...
  • An overdue response to the frenzy of state restrictions on abortion

    In the last few years, state legislators around the country have been busy with an onslaught of antiabortion legislation aimed at making it impossible for women to exercise what is still (despite the opposition’s best efforts) a right guaranteed...
  • Senate Democrats move to prevent state restrictions on abortion

    Hoping to appeal to female voters, Senate Democrats pushed a bill Tuesday to prevent states from placing restrictions on abortion that do not apply to other medical procedures. Democrats say the bill would prevent states from singling out abortions...
  • State Denies Request To House Migrant Kids At Southbury

    State Denies Request To House Migrant Kids At Southbury
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's administration has denied a request from federal authorities to temporarily house up to 2,000 migrant children from Central America at the Southbury Training School. The state Office of Policy and Management wrote in an email...
  • Blumenthal Touches Off Political War Over Abortion Bill

    Washington – Sen. Richard Blumenthal touched off a passionate debate on Capitol Hill Tuesday with a hearing on the hot-button issue of abortion, arguing state legislatures have no right to promote laws that limit access to the procedure....
  • Blumenthal Urges Hobby Lobby To "Do the Right Thing" Despite SCOTUS Ruling

    U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday that he is asking the religiously conservative owners of Hobby Lobby to ignore their recent victory in the U.S. Supreme Court and allow their Connecticut workers to have insurance coverage for contraceptives....