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  • Lawmakers Oppose Easing Rules On Tribal Recognition, Adding More Casinos

    Lawmakers Oppose Easing Rules On Tribal Recognition, Adding More Casinos
    The state's congressional delegation is unanimously opposing potential changes in federal rules that could allow Indian tribes to build more casinos in Connecticut The delegation, headed by U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Christopher Murphy, sent a...
  • Senators Urge NFL's Roger Goodell to Drop Blackout Policies

    A day after the FCC abandoned its sports blackout rules, Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) are urging the NFL to voluntarily rescind its own policies that force stations to not air home games that don't sell out. "The NFL...
  • Christie To Appear At Diner Where Owner Clashed With City, Malloy

    Christie To Appear At Diner Where Owner Clashed With City, Malloy
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be appearing Tuesday at a Stamford diner where the owner had clashed for years with the city and its mayor, Dannel P. Malloy. Curley’s Diner became an issue during the 2010 gubernatorial race when the owner,...
  • Suicide By Veterans Remains A Daunting Problem As VA Struggles To Improve Care

    Suicide By Veterans Remains A Daunting Problem As VA Struggles To Improve Care
    As with many suicides, nobody saw this one coming. Back from his service in Afghanistan, Matthew Melanson was part of a tightly knit group of students at Tunxis Community College. The 22-year-old National Guardsman from Simsbury was known as an avid...
  • Reforms Aim To Fix Problems In Connecticut Veterans Care

     Reforms Aim To Fix Problems In Connecticut Veterans Care
    WASHINGTON — A new law designed to reform the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs should bring improvements in the delivery of medical care to Connecticut veterans, although some of the changes will be slow in coming and problems are expected to...
  • Sen. Blumenthal Would Be "Honored" to be US AG, But Says He's More Honored to Be US Senator

    Sen. Blumenthal Would Be "Honored" to be US AG, But Says He's More Honored to Be US Senator
    U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal has arguably the best job in American politics -- and he is in no hurry to leave it. Blumenthal, a Democrat from Connecticut, splashed cold water on speculation that he's on the list of potential replacements for U.S....
  • Blumenthal: This Is 'A Consensus Moment' For Better Rail Safety

    Blumenthal: This Is 'A Consensus Moment' For Better Rail Safety
    With derailments, near accidents and safety lapses occurring at railroads in numerous states, Sen. Richard Blumenthal predicts that senators from all regions of the country — and both political parties — will embrace his proposal for reforming...
  • 80,000 vets with PTSD could gain discharge upgrades

    As many as 80,000 veterans who suffered from post-traumatic stress and received Other Than Honorable discharges can use evidence of their PTSD to petition service boards to upgrade the bad paper discharge. At stake for individuals is removal of...
  • Why So Much Money? And 7 Other Questions About The CL&P Rate Case

    Why So Much Money? And 7 Other Questions About The CL&P Rate Case
    The application that Connecticut Light & Power made months ago to raise rates has moved forward in the complex and often heated process that occurs when public, regulated utilities request more money from their ratepayers. Letters are being written,...
  • More Money, Effort Needed To Combat Human Sex Trafficking In The State

    NEW HAVEN — Connecticut is far ahead of many states in dealing with child sex trafficking but still needs more money to train police, teachers and first responders to recognize and understand the problem, experts said Monday. Several of the...
  • Campus Sex Assault Reform Legislation Offered by Blumenthal, Others

    A bipartisan group of eight senators introduced legislation Wednesday that U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, one of the bill's Democratic proponents, likened to a bill of rights for survivors of sexual assault on college campuses. "The broad principles of...