MANCHESTER, CT — Following the failure of the U.S. Senate to repeal the Affordable Care Act, small groups of Congresspeople have been working to fix the problems that exist and proposing solutions.
August 14, 2017
May 5, 2017
by Peter Urban | May 5, 2017 5:00pm
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House Republicans this week narrowly approved a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, drawing harsh criticism from Democrats who claim the alternative will jeopardize coverage for millions of Americans receiving health insurance under Obamacare.
February 15, 2017
Connecticut’s Congressional delegation was quick to sound the alarm bells Wednesday morning when it confirmed a Russian spy ship Viktor Leonov was spotted 30 miles off the coast of the Groton submarine base.
November 8, 2016
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal easily won a second term Tuesday, defeating Republican challenger Dan Carter, a state representative from Bethel.
August 23, 2016
Will the third time be the charm for Daria Novak, the Republican running in the 2nd Congressional District trying to unseat U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney?
July 12, 2016
Jonathan Pelto, a former state representative and education blogger, said Tuesday that he will seek the Green Party’s nomination to run for the 2nd Congressional District seat currently held by U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney.
June 22, 2016
(Updated 7 a.m. Thursday) Connecticut’s Congressional delegation joined other Democratic representatives Wednesday in a sit-in on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in an effort to force a vote on gun control legislation.
May 20, 2016
There will be no Republican primary in the Connecticut’s 2nd Congressional District, as Westbrook’s Ann Brookes has lived up to her campaign promise not to oppose party endorsed candidate Daria Novak.
April 15, 2016
The meeting rooms in the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, especially this time of year as the state legislature races toward its session deadline, are generally filled with loud, boisterous, often confrontational conversations.