FAIRFIELD, CT - MAY 18: U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) speaks at a press conference following a Metro North train collision on May 18, 2013 in Fairfield, Connecticut. Two New Haven Line Metro North trains collided on Friday, May 17, injuring as many as 60 people.
This bill enables my colleagues to put their money where their mouths have been ... For those of my colleagues …[who] failed to vote for common sense gun violence prevention measures in March, this bill gives them the opportunity to make a down payment — not a full payment — but a down payment on their obligation to respond adequately to the Sandy Hook horror.
I'm really in the same boat as everyone else, as I plan to head down to Washington to make it clear to the White House that I am deeply concerned about our nation's railway infrastructureMore quotes »
Plans for new Coast Guard Museum to be revealed
Coast Guard Museum are to be revealed at an event in New London.Officials including Gov. Dannel P. Malloy , U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney are expected to attend the formal announcement of the museum's location in New London. The presentation Read more »
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How Policy Nihilists in the Senate Doomed LGBT Immigrants
skill, their deeply held principles and their impressive civility. The markup deliberations were “courageous,” Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., said, in reference to a bunch of people, mostly old dudes, carefully deciding exactly how awful they had to make 5:37 PM from AlterNet.org Read more »
ESPN layoffs spur political backlash
‘World Wide Leader of Sports’ lines in Bristol, they are the home team, which makes us ask what’s going on here.” U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., said ESPN needs to live up to the commitments it has made to the state as part of the First Five program. 4:40 PM from The Saratogian Read more »
Lawmakers Introduce CPC Truth in Advertising Bill
and Menendez were joined by cosponsors Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) in announcing the bill. In a released statement, Maloney said, “Deception has no place when a woman is seeking information about her health or a pregnancy. from Ms. Magazine Read more »
Officials warn of commuter chaos from Connecticut derailment
preparing a plan to accommodate commuters, the state agency, as well as Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal were warning people to make alternate plans and suggested that people stay home if they can. Fairfield police warned from Reuters.co.uk Read more »
Officials rule out foul play in Metro-North train derailment; looking into broken rail
of service. “I think this is going to be with us for a number of days,” Malloy said. Earlier in the day, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who visited the site with Malloy, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy and U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, said Connecticut’s newer-model rail cars from Minuteman News Center Read more »