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Sens. Blumenthal and Murphy slam Trump opioid declaration as inefficient

There were 539 accidental drug overdose deaths in Connecticut over the first half of the year, including 322 deaths involving fentanyl.

CT congressional incumbents report strong fundraising ahead of ’18 election

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy has raised more than $6 million. His likely Republican opponent, Branford businessman Dominic Rapini, raised about $51,000.

Sen. Chris Murphy: Congress must ‘get off its ass’ on gun...

The Connecticut Democrat insisted that “Congress' inaction has made us complicit” in Sunday night’s mass murder in Las Vegas.

Congressional stopgap spending bill includes $8M for Long Island Sound program

“Doubling the money for the Long Island Sound program this year will go a long way towards better protecting the ecological treasure,” said Sen. Chris Murphy.

CT delegation to rebuke Trump policies with special guests for tonight’s...

The guests of the lawmakers were chosen to represent Muslim immigration, health care and gun control.

Blumenthal seeks public support for preserving Obamacare

Senator says he is "searching for how I can best capture what this law means to Americans."

Congress cutting funds for Sikorsky helicopters

The Dept. of Defense can buy 36 Black Hawks next year, down from 107 this year.

Obama supports minimum wage increase in Connecticut

Obama features a Bridgeport business owner in his speech

4,000 in Westchester face end of jobless aid

Congress did not extend federal unemployment insurance benefits past Dec. 29.

Monthly unemployment reports delayed

Shutdown delays labor reports.

Malloy: Shutdown “no way to run a government”

Governor says he's not optimistic any lessons were learned from shutdown.

Sikorsky dodges furlough bullet

Pentagon sends employees back to work.

Himes warns of debt default

Congressman calls for deficit reduction.

Former congressman, Norwalk mayor dies

Donald J. Irwin, a long-time public servant and U.S. Army veteran, died Sunday at age 86 in Norwalk.

Amtrak CEO warns of insufficient funding

CEO Joe Boardman said the upcoming expiration of the 2008 Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act (PRIIA) represents an opportunity to advance new investment initiatives
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