May 26, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | May 26, 2015 5:30am
There has been a spate of fatal railroad accidents in recent years, and Connecticut’s congressional delegation, perhaps more so than congressional representatives from any other Northeast state, have adopted commuter safety, both rail and road, as a cause célèbre. But Connecticut’s representatives are not necessarily unanimous on the question of how to keep infrastructure projects funded.
May 22, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | May 22, 2015 6:30am
May 19, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | May 19, 2015 5:30am
Members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation appear to have taken up legislation to stem the tide of gun violence as a group cause. That’s not to say that other issues have not been taken up by our representatives in Washington — Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-3rd District, for example, has been a powerful advocate for food safety, among other causes — but when it comes to gun violence, there appears to be almost coordinated effort.
Tags: rosa delauro, Elizabeth Esty, chris murphy, DC News Junkie, dh
May 15, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | May 15, 2015 5:30am
Question: How many Polish immigrants to the United States does it take until financial documents are translated into the polish language? Answer: Nobody knows, but it’s certainly more than we have currently, at least according to U.S. Sen. Christopher Murphy.
May 12, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | May 12, 2015 5:30am
It’s been 92 years since the Equal Rights Amendment was first introduced, and 43 years since both houses of Congress approved the measure, guaranteeing equal rights under the constitution for men and women. But, almost a century after it was originally introduced, 15 states have not yet seen fit to ratify the amendment, and the deadline for ratification has long since passed.
May 8, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | May 8, 2015 5:30am
May 7, 2015
by Cara Rosner | May 7, 2015 12:10pm
May 5, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | May 5, 2015 5:31am
Call it “battle of the bans.” Or maybe ask, “Why did the chicken cross the Pacific?” Fear of poultry-borne illness in two of the world’s largest chicken-consuming countries means the birds probably won’t be crossing too many oceans.
by Jordan Fenster | May 5, 2015 5:30am
Intelligence agencies in the United States should have a few more eyes on their operations, according to U.S. Rep. James Himes, D-4th District.
May 4, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 4, 2015 2:45pm