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Senators Blumenthal and Murphy offer new bill to increase gun dealer...

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said the bill would enable the ATF to "take aggressive action against the small number of bad-apple gun dealers."

Govs. Malloy and Cuomo invite Delta Air Lines to move HQ...

Republican Georgia legislators moved to kill a proposed $50 million tax break for the airline following its termination of a long-standing relationship with the National Rifle Association.

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.

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.

Malloy bashes Trump’s choice of Rick Perry as Energy Secretary

The governor also praises the state's renewable energy strategies during his administration.

Murphy vows to fight on after defeat of gun reform bills

The Connecticut senator and Gov. Dannel Malloy blame the NRA for undue influence over Republicans, while the NRA maintain would-be gun law reformers are playing politics.

Connecticut lawmakers renew calls for gun legislation in wake of Orlando...

Senators Murphy and Blumenthal call for Congress to act, while gun lobbyists have remained silent.

Amid gun ban, firearm industry bands together

NSSF membership has reached an all-time high.

Colt’s defense, civilian gun companies merge

After about 10 years of separation, Colt has reunited its defense and civilian gun companies.

NSSF sues over speedy passage of gun laws

The National Shooting Sports Foundation filed a lawsuit July 8 alleging that the process of passing the state's recent gun control package violated the normal legislative process.

Firms don’t bolt when gun laws tighten, study shows

UConn economists say there is no correlation between the number of gun manufacturers in each state and the restrictiveness of a state’s gun laws.

Gun maker officially announces departure

After announcing plans to leave Connecticut two months ago, gun maker PTR Industries, Inc. officially announced June 19 plans to relocate to South Carolina near Myrtle Beach.

Gun advocates sue Connecticut over new law

Several gun advocacy groups and individuals filed a lawsuit May 22 in which they claim the state's recent gun reform package violates citizens' constitutional right to bear arms.

Sturm, Ruger to stay in Connecticut

Following a major increase in earnings, officials at leading gun manufacturer Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc. announced the Connecticut-based company has no plans to leave the state.

Report: GE Capital to stop financing gun-shop purchases

The financing arm of General Electric Co. said through a spokesman that the shift comes as a result of the tragic events in Newtown and subsequent legislative changes and industry changes.