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Blumenthal calls for investigation of “runaway” airline fees

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal is leading a charge against what he calls “hidden and runaway” fuel surcharges and airline fees being shoveled on to consumers by the airline industry despite plummeting fuel costs.

CT and NY senators gain rail safety funds

Blumenthal and Schumer chip away at sequester to hire 45 inspectors.

Blumenthal cites hotelier as shutdown victim

Starwood is losing business.

ABCs of IOUs

Blumenthal targets student loan burden

Blumenthal, Murphy denounce seizure of AP phone records

Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy expressed serious concerns over a disclosure that the Justice Department seized phone records of The Associated Press staff in Hartford, New York City and Washington, D.C.

Blumenthal, Murphy push for high-capacity magazine ban

The amendment mirrors the provision of Connecticut's recently passed gun reform law that bans the sale of ammunition magazines capable of holding more than 10 bullets.

Blumenthal promotes foreign business partnerships

With the help of Sen. Richard Blumenthal, nine Connecticut manufacturers secured opportunities to bid on multimillion-dollar contracts with Airbus, a leading aircraft manufacturer based in France, and its top tier suppliers.

Blumenthal fires back at efforts to court CT gunmakers

Following a letter by a Mississippi legislator asking Connecticut gun manufacturers to relocate to Mississippi, Sen. Richard Blumenthal fired back Friday arguing the letter is proof that the federal government needs to pass additional gun-control legislation.

Blumenthal joins manufacturers trip to France

Sen. Richard Blumenthal announced Feb. 14 that he will be accompanying nine Connecticut manufactures on a trade mission to Toulouse, France, the aerospace hub of Europe, early next week.

After recovery, reconstruction

A fuller picture emerged on Tuesday, Oct. 30 of the damage to homes and businesses in Fairfield County.

Poll: Murphy builds lead

U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy jumped ahead of Linda McMahon in Quinnipiac’s latest poll on Connecticut’s U.S. Senate race.

Open-door policy missing for manufacturers

Few Connecticut manufacturers are opening their doors for factory floor tours during October’s “Manufacturing Month.”

Blumenthal warns FHFA

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal spoke out against plans by the Federal Housing Finance Agency to hike fees on Connecticut borrowers.

Survey: Manufacturers confident

More than half of Connecticut manufacturers surveyed said they plan to hire in the coming year.

Group to redevelop defunct Army plant

Point Stratford Renewal L.L.C. has agreed to purchased the 78-acre brownfield, which is currently owned by the U.S. Army.