June 30, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | June 30, 2015 3:27pm
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, leaders of the Connecticut NAACP, and the Hartford Police Department, stood on the steps of Hartford’s oldest church Tuesday to call on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to hold hearings and investigate domestic hate groups and hate crimes.
June 29, 2015
by Christine Stuart | June 29, 2015 9:43pm
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren spoke about trickle-down economics and also offered her thoughts on some of the Republican presidential candidates Monday to about 1,300 Democrats at the party’s largest fundraiser of the year.
June 26, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | June 26, 2015 3:32pm
On Friday, in its second historic ruling of the week, the U.S. Supreme Court made marriage legal in all 50 states, regardless of the couple’s gender. Here are all the official statements from Connecticut’s delegation to Washington.
by Jordan Fenster | June 26, 2015 9:35am
by Sarah Darer Littman | June 26, 2015 8:00am
Since my mother passed away suddenly earlier this year, just 16 months after Dad, my siblings and I have been dealing with the painful process of clearing out her apartment for sale. Mom was both a packrat and the keeper of family history, so there is much to sort through — with a wealth of memories and emotions encountered in the process.
June 25, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | June 25, 2015 7:00pm
Immediately following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act, six out of Connecticut’s seven-member Washington delegation issued press releases lauding the ruling.
by Christine Stuart | June 25, 2015 2:54pm
Connecticut’s elected and appointed officials applauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision Thursday upholding the distribution of subsidies under the Affordable Care Act.
June 23, 2015
by Cara Rosner | June 23, 2015 2:43pm
As Congress moves toward “fast-tracking” approval of large international trade bills, a growing number of Connecticut companies are exporting products to other countries, according to a recent survey by the Connecticut Business & Industry Association.
Tags: trade, export, import, Richard Blumenthal, U.S. Senate, CBIA, dh
June 19, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | June 19, 2015 8:00am
Buried at the the bottom of a press release celebrating the fact that an amendment U.S. Sen. Christopher Murphy proposed was actually passed by the Senate was a tidbit of information with outsized import.
June 16, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | June 16, 2015 8:30am
Maybe Rep. Himes should take a page out of John Oliver’s book. In the most recent episode of HBO’s Last Week Tonight, host Oliver acknowledges that nobody had actually read the 2014 Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture, the public version of which is more than 500 pages long.