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Richard Blumenthal

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  • Blumenthal Say He'll Seek Compromise In Amtrak Bill

    Blumenthal Say He'll Seek Compromise In Amtrak Bill
    A new measure by the House that could leave Connecticut out of a future Northeast Corridor high-speed rail system would hurt Amtrak as well as the state, Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday. "I understand that reducing the number of stops to the minimum...
  • Bill Aims To Connect Female Veterans To Benefits, Services

    U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Elizabeth Davis saw three combat zones during one tour of duty and dodged bullets just like her male comrades. Still, the Enfield resident says she's never been treated as an equal in her 24 years as a soldier, and she doesn't...
  • 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...
  • Low Capital Gains Worsen Deficit Projections

    Low Capital Gains Worsen Deficit Projections
    HARTFORD — With state income tax collections from Wall Street slower than expected, the comptroller is now projecting the state deficit at $101 million for the current fiscal year. Comptroller Kevin Lembo, a Democrat, said Monday that the state had...
  • A loophole in immigration law is costing thousands of American jobs

     A loophole in immigration law is costing thousands of American jobs
    Imagine getting a layoff notice, then being ordered to train your replacement. That's what has happened to hundreds of information technology employees at Southern California Edison. Since last summer, Edison, which serves nearly 14 million customers,...
  • No GMO Label Needed

    No GMO Label Needed
    At first blush, it sounds like a good idea: require the labeling of genetically engineered foods so that consumers can make informed choices about what they eat. Yet such a law, proposed by U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and other senators, simply caters to...
  • Liam McGee, Former CEO Of The Hartford, Dies Of Cancer

    Liam McGee, Former CEO Of The Hartford, Dies Of Cancer
    HARTFORD — Liam E. McGee, who led The Hartford insurance company through a transformation after the 2008 financial crisis and helped rid the city of one of its most visible eyesores, died Friday. He was 60. McGee was CEO from Oct. 1, 2009, through...
  • One year after Ray Rice incident, impacts abound for Ravens, NFL, domestic-violence activists

    One year after Ray Rice incident, impacts abound for Ravens, NFL, domestic-violence activists
    When Ray Rice left Baltimore one year ago this weekend for an outing with his then-fiancee, he could never have fathomed the seismic impact he was to set off with his actions. With a punch to Janay Palmer's face in an Atlantic City casino elevator,...
  • Blumenthal Calls For Spending To Make Rail Crossings Safer

    NEW YORK— The government should spend more money safeguarding railroad crossings that are "accidents waiting to happen," two U.S. senators said Sunday. Sens. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., spoke at New York's Grand...
  • Ray Rice's Year Of Tumult

    When Ray Rice left Baltimore one year ago this past weekend for a Valentine's outing with his then-fiancee, he could never have fathomed the seismic impact he was to set off with his actions. With a punch to Janay Palmer's face in an Atlantic City casino...
  • Senators Call For Reducing Excise Tax On Craft Beer

    Senators Call For Reducing Excise Tax On Craft Beer
    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Twenty-five U.S. senators are sponsoring a bill they say will help the American craft beer industry by reducing the excise tax on beer made by small brewers. Among the sponsors of the legislation are Connecticut's two...