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Sens. Blumenthal and Murphy seek ban on New England offshore drilling

"New England depends on healthy, protected shorelines and the Trump Administration just put it all at risk," U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy said.

U.S. Sens. Blumenthal and Murphy slam FCC on net neutrality repeal

U.S. Se. Richard Blumenthal added that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai rallied to repeal the net neutrality rules “in the face of overwhelming opposition.”

Sens. Blumenthal and Schumer take on the Grinch Bots

Grinch Bots buy toys and child-focused merchandise at rapid speeds from e-commerce sites and resell them online at vastly inflated prices.

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.

U.S. Sen. Blumenthal seeks federal probe of Kobe Steel

The Connecticut Democrat asked the Departments of Justice and Transportation to investigate alleged falsified data and substandard material usage.

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.

Sen. Blumenthal urges revival of expired federal health programs

The Connecticut Democrat accused the other side of the political aisle of intentionally forcing the programs to lose their funding.

Blumenthal introduces data accountability bill in wake of Equifax breach

“The Equifax scandal is conclusive evidence that consumers need and deserve these protections without delay,” said Blumenthal.

Sens. Blumenthal and Murphy reintroduce bill aimed at predatory for-profit colleges

For-profit colleges enroll 10 percent of all postsecondary students, but account for 35 percent of all student loan defaults.

Sen. Blumenthal seeks FAA study on smaller airline lavatories, seating

Sen. Richard Blumenthal has also pushed for an FAA study on the reduced sizes of passenger seating, as well as measures addressing flight crew fatigue.

Sen. Blumenthal joins effort to block AT&T-Time Warner merger

In a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the senators argued that the proposed merger will violate the principles of net neutrality and put consumers at a disadvantage.

Sens. Blumenthal and Gillibrand urge Trump not to expand offshore drilling

“Allowing drilling anywhere on the East or West Coasts would threaten key economic drivers for these states such as fishing and tourism with the risk of an oil spill. Offshore oil spills don’t respect state boundaries and a spill off the coast of one state could easily affect another,” the senators wrote.

Sen. Blumenthal seeks to remove 2018 World Cup games from Russia

Connecticut’s senior senator has a new mission: removing the 2018 World Cup from Russia. In a letter to the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA),...

CT not likely to follow NY with free public college tuition...

Connecticut business and political leaders discuss the pros and cons of the state doing as New York did this month and offering free tuition for eligible students at public colleges and universities.

Murphy and Blumenthal introduce bill for tuition-free public colleges

U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut have joined their Vermont colleague U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders in introducing legislation that would make public...