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November 16, 2018
November 15, 2018
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Chris Murphy introduced legislation Wednesday to strictly limit schools from physical restraining students and prohibit schools from placing students in seclusion.
WASHINGTON – Senate Democrats unanimously agreed on Wednesday to continue with their same leadership team headed by New York Senator Chuck Schumer – marking yet another in a series of leadership elections for the caucus that were decided without a fight.
November 7, 2018
WATERBURY — Democrat Jahana Hayes finished her meteoric ascent from national Teacher of the Year to the halls of Congress on Tuesday night, beating former Meriden mayor and Republican nominee Manny Santos for the open 5th Congressional District seat.
November 6, 2018
WASHINGTON (Updated 10:30 p.m.) — The Connecticut delegation to Congress remained solidly Democratic following Tuesday’s mid-term elections as the party appeared poised to wrest control of the House away from Republicans.
November 1, 2018
WASHINGTON — With all eyes in Connecticut on the battle for governor and control of the state Senate, there is little — if anything — to see on the federal level as Democrats are expected to easily retain control of the state’s delegation to Congress.
October 25, 2018
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed legislation that sets aside $65 million a year for public-private efforts to safeguard Long Island Sound over the next five years.
October 22, 2018
Politicians complain about the endless chain of mediocre dinners — sarcastically known as the “rubber chicken circuit” — they must attend to raise campaign cash. Not so for Representative John Larson, who’s a regular at some of the Hartford area’s finer dining establishments.
October 12, 2018
(Updated Saturday) U.S. Senator Chris Murphy on Thursday called for an immediate suspension of military support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in Yemen as news reports say a missing journalist and Washington Post columnist was killed at the Saudi consulate in Turkey.
October 9, 2018
HAMDEN, CT — Connecticut’s politicians, using a home and yard badly damaged by the May 15 tornado as a backdrop to make their point, said Tuesday they have introduced new legislation to end the ban on disaster relief to homeowners for fallen trees and debris.