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As an immigrant pursuing my education in Connecticut, and as the son of two immigrant engineers, I was happy to hear that U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal has been a strong advocate for federal immigration reform [May 14, Capitoil Watch column, "Blumenthal...
The Hartford CourantHARTFORD – Three Democratic members of Congress from Connecticut are planning to file legislation that would allow the use of federal dollars to help pay for the construction of a new Sandy Hook Elementary School. If approved, it would mark the...
The Hartford CourantThe leader of gun-violence prevention efforts in the U.S. House of Representatives was in Connecticut on Friday to help Democrats execute their new strategy: Demonstrate enough support in the lower chamber to compel the U.S. Senate to revisit the bill...
Changes in how Connecticut votes may be on the way — and that will be a good thing if it means new rules, such as authorizing early voting, that give busy people more opportunity to vote, boosting turnout and reinvigorating democracy. But an...
The Hartford CourantThe field of candidates for a much sought-after federal judgeship in Connecticut has narrowed, apparently to one — law professor and former federal prosecutor Jeffrey Meyer. Neither of the state's two U.S. senators who recommended Meyer to...
Tags: Justice System, Politics, Lawyers, Judges, Quinnipiac University
WASHINGTON — The Senate moved Tuesday to begin long-anticipated deliberations this week over new gun laws as Republicans appeared to lack the strength to block the debate and bipartisan talks over expanding background checks on gun buyers appeared...
The Hartford CourantSix airports in Connecticut have been spared from cuts under a bill passed Friday by the U.S. House of Representatives, just hours after passage by the Senate. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and the Connecticut delegation have been fighting for months...
There won't be a new round of military base closures in 2015 if members of Connecticut's congressional delegation have anything to say about it. And, true to form, they have plenty to say about it. In his new defense budget, released April 10, President...
The Hartford CourantAngered by a resounding defeat Wednesday of proposed gun control legislation that grew out of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, President Barack Obama stood outside the White House with parents of murdered Newtown first-graders and vowed: "This...
Tags: Adam Lanza, Gun Control, Interior Policy, Dannel P. Malloy , Politics
WASHINGTON -- The Senate may begin voting as soon as Thursday on legislation intended to reduce gun violence, after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) decided Tuesday to initiate the procedural steps required to overcome a threatened filibuster by...
Tags: Gun Control, Interior Policy, Politics, Voting, Mike Johanns
Josemaria Islas and Rosa DeLauro would seem to make an unlikely political couple. He's an undocumented factory worker from Mexico now scheduled for deportation; while she's one of the richest and most powerful people in Congress. The connection is the...
A measure to empower U.S. states to require out-of-state retailers to collect online sales tax is expected to pass the Senate this week, after winning official backing from President Barack Obama Monday. Seventy-four senators voted Monday to limit debate...
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