CT News Junkie | Because You Need It. Bad.

Social Networks We Use

Connecticut Network

Categories

Our Partners

Congress

April 28, 2017

Congress Gives Itself Another Week To Finish A Budget

by Peter Urban | April 28, 2017 2:30pm

Peter Urban / CTNewsJunkie WASHINGTON — With the threat of a government shutdown looming, Congress on Friday gave itself a one-week extension on completing a budget for the fiscal year that began last October.

Continue reading "Congress Gives Itself Another Week To Finish A Budget" »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

April 27, 2017

CTNewsJunkie Expands Coverage to Washington … Because You Need It. Bad.

by Christine Stuart | April 27, 2017 4:00am

When it comes to consuming political news our readers just can’t seem to get enough. That’s why we’re always experimenting and trying to expand our coverage to your benefit at CTNewsJunkie.

With that in mind, we are relaunching our DC News Junkie coverage.

Continue reading "CTNewsJunkie Expands Coverage to Washington … Because You Need It. Bad." »

Tags: , , , , , ,

April 21, 2017

With No Republican Opponent, Murphy Focuses Campaign Fundraising Against Trump

by Jack Kramer | April 21, 2017 12:00pm

Ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT - U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy has launched his re-election campaign and while he has no announced Republican opponent in Connecticut, yet, he is setting his sights on a bigger one in Washington, D.C.

Continue reading "With No Republican Opponent, Murphy Focuses Campaign Fundraising Against Trump" »

Tags: , ,

April 10, 2017

Larson’s Constituents Express Suspicion Over Airstrike in Syria

by Christine Stuart | April 10, 2017 5:30am

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie WEST HARTFORD, CT — U.S. Rep. John B. Larson’s constituents struggled Sunday with the idea that Republican President Donald Trump has the authority to launch airstrikes in war-torn Syria without permission from Congress.

Continue reading "Larson’s Constituents Express Suspicion Over Airstrike in Syria" »

Tags: , , , , , , ,

April 3, 2017

Connecticut Senators Aim To Help Veterans With Mental Health Challenges Get Services

by Jack Kramer | April 3, 2017 3:30pm

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie NEW HAVEN, CT — Recent investigations show that the Department of Defense has issued thousands of other-than-honorable (OTH) discharges to veterans, including hundreds in Connecticut, with mental health and behavioral health diagnoses.

Continue reading "Connecticut Senators Aim To Help Veterans With Mental Health Challenges Get Services" »

Tags: , , , , , ,

March 31, 2017

Blumenthal Joins Opposition To Gorsuch

by Christine Stuart | March 31, 2017 12:56pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is just the latest Senate Democrat to announce his opposition to the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Continue reading "Blumenthal Joins Opposition To Gorsuch" »

Tags: , , , , ,

March 24, 2017

Malloy Points To Trump’s Executive Order As Ownership of Obamacare

by Christine Stuart | March 24, 2017 5:12pm

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who was on MSNBC Friday afternoon as news broke about the decision to repeal the Republican healthcare bill, said he thinks this was a “good day for America.”

Continue reading "Malloy Points To Trump’s Executive Order As Ownership of Obamacare" »

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Republicans Fall Short of Votes to Pass Health Plan in Blow to Trump Administration

by Dustin Volz and David Lawder, Reuters | March 24, 2017 3:25pm

REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Republicans in Congress lacked the votes needed for passage of their U.S. healthcare system overhaul and a key committee chairman came out in opposition after Donald Trump demanded a vote on Friday in a gamble that could hobble his presidency. As a result, shortly before 4 p.m. Friday, House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the Republican replacement plan from the House floor.

Continue reading "Republicans Fall Short of Votes to Pass Health Plan in Blow to Trump Administration" »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

March 23, 2017

Connecticut’s Anti-Poverty Agencies Would Be Devastated By Trump’s Budget

by Christine Stuart | March 23, 2017 4:25pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Federal anti-poverty programs started more than 50 years ago to help the neediest Americans would be completely wiped out by Republican President Donald Trump’s budget.

Continue reading "Connecticut’s Anti-Poverty Agencies Would Be Devastated By Trump’s Budget" »

Tags: , , ,

March 20, 2017

Court Won’t Take Up Rowland’s Second Conviction

by Staff reports | March 20, 2017 2:24pm

Douglas Healey / ctnewsjunkie file photo The U.S. Supreme Court won’t be taking up former Gov. John G. Rowland’s latest conviction for violating campaign laws during the 2010 and 2012 Congressional contest in Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District.

Continue reading "Court Won’t Take Up Rowland’s Second Conviction" »