| Oct 1, 2014
| 11:11 AM
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. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Christopher Murphy,...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 3:42 PM
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...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 2:31 PM
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...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 4:27 PM
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,...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:36 PM
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...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:43 PM
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...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 10:34 AM
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....
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:54 PM
– U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday he is honored by Washington chatter that he is under consideration for U.S. attorney general.
HARTFORD – U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday he is honored by Washington chatter that he is...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Last week, Home Depot became the latest large retailer to admit that its payment systems were breached and private information related to millions of its customers was stolen by criminals. A staggering 56 million Home Depot customer credit and debit...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 6:27 PM
EAST HARTFORD - What's the best way to get the National Football League to take the issue of domestic violence more seriously?
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal unveiled a proposal Monday that he said was designed to do just that, by putting an end to "blank...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:22 PM
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,...