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2 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Chimp Attack Victim Lobbying Congress for Primate Pet Ban

In a Congress infamous for legislative gridlock, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal thinks Charla Nash is a major reason why a bill to ban the sale of primates as pets is likely to cruise to congressional approval with bipartisan backing.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Rosa DeLauro, US House of Representatives, East Hampton, CT

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Connecticut Post

Spirits distributor Diageo North America and pharma giant Pfizer violated the state Code of Ethics by failing to report what they spent on receptions that each hosted during the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

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Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services

New Canaan News-Review

Blumenthal will introduce train safety legislation

Other Blumenthal measures Requiring continued progress toward the federal 2015 mandate to install positive train control collision avoidance technology on rail tracks, including assisting railroads with obtaining radio spectrum needed to run the technology.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Representative Sean Patrick, US House of Representatives, Rosa DeLauro, West Haven, CT

Wed Jul 02, 2014

News Times

Danbury students get app-titude

U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty sits with Kevin Dong and Emily Troll, two students in the CT Pre-Engineering Program summer design program at Danbury High School, in Danbury, Conn.

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Related Topix: Danbury, CT, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Education Etc.

Connecticut Post

Esty gets tour of FuelCell Energy in

South Korea may not import a lot from the United States, but power plants creating nearly 100 megawatts of power in the country were built right here in Connecticut by FuelCell Energy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Department of Energy

Tue Jul 01, 2014

CBS Local

Sen. Blumenthal Introducing Rail Safety Bill

Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Tuesday he is introducing federal legislation that would require the nation's passenger and freight rail systems, including Metro-North , to adopt what he calls "life-saving technology."

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Related Topix: Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Representative Sean Patrick

The Hartford Courant

Federal And State Officials Praise Canton Hydropower Project

A hydropower proposal on the Farmington River in Collinsville was cited as an example for Connecticut and the nation Tuesday as federal, state and local officials announced an important step forward for the project.

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Related Topix: Collinsville, CT, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Christopher Murphy, Canton, CT, Avon, CT, Burlington, CT

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Sen. Blumenthal to introduce rail safety bill

The Democrat was expected to announce the new legislation during a news conference Tuesday in West Haven.

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Related Topix: Representative Sean Patrick, Rosa DeLauro, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Wilton Daily Voice

Fairfield County Lawmakers Decry Supreme Court Decision On Contraceptives

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. Lawmakers from across Fairfield County expressed concerns with the Supreme Court ruling Monday that gives family-owned corporations the power to deny insurance coverage for birth control based on the employer's religious beliefs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Fairfield County, CT, Health Insurance, Health, US House of Representatives

The Hartford Courant

State Officials Scrutinize Hobby Lobby Decision For Affect On Connecticut

The U.S. Supreme Court 's decision Monday to exempt family-owned corporations from mandated contraceptive coverage raised a big question for Connecticut that elicited the same answer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut, US Supreme Court, Ansonia, CT

Tue Jun 24, 2014

News Times

Greenberg rips Esty's spending on mail

Delivered Mail pieces and expenditures by U.S. House members from Connecticut from Jan. 1, 2013, through March 31, 2014: Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, 471,721 at a cost of $183,700; Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, 36,371 at a cost of $13,215; Jim Himes, D-4th District, 7,561 at a cost of $2,330; Rosa DeLauro, D-3rd District, no mailings; John ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rosa DeLauro, John Larson, Representative Joe Courtney, Connecticut, Republican, Representative Rob Woodall

Connecticut Post

Area companies are set to receive nearly $10 million in federal money announced in the past week to help further renewable fuels and space exploration.

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Related Topix: Fuel Cell Technologies, Electronics, Praxair, Chemicals, Science / Technology, NASA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Department of Energy

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Connecticut Post

Dam bill a first for Esty, Murphy

The House voted final passage Monday for a bill to enable the Connecticut town of Canton to refurbish two dams on the Farmington River -- one of them first built as a grist mill in the late 1700s, the other in 1837 to power machinery for the Collins Co., a maker of axes, defunct since the 1960s.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Politico

House takes up energy bills ahead of July 4 break - Paulson: Carbon ...

HOUSE TO APPROVE ENERGY LEGISLATION BEFORE JULY 4 BREAK: Before spending a week campaigning in their home districts over the Independence Day break, House Republicans plan to pass several major energy bills, most of which are destined to collect dust in the Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, Representative Matt Cartwright, Gene Green

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Daily Kos

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Sense and Sensibility

We can only guess the exact volume and color of the steam coming out of Daniel Snyder's ears right about now.

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Related Topix: Patent / Trademark Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Liberal Political News

Tue Jun 17, 2014

The Newtown Bee

Newtown Receives $7 Million Federal Grant For School Safety, Counseling Services

U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty and U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy announced a $7.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Justice's Office for Victims of Crime, June 17, to support victims, family members, first responders, and community members in Newtown in the aftermath of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Jun 13, 2014

TheDay.Com

AFT Connecticut leaders endorse candidates to preclude "Wisconsin moment"

The executive committee of Connecticut's 29,000-member American Federation of Teachers union endorsed Connecticut's current delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and other Democratic incumbents for statewide elected offices Thursday night, according to a press release.

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Related Topix: Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, John Larson, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Joe Courtney, Democrat, Connecticut, Scott Walker, US Governors

WTNH

Rifles on display at a Connecticut gun store (file).

Tackling gun violence in America has been an uphill battle in Congress, especially since the tragedy at Sandy Hook.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Sandy Hook, CT, Newtown, CT

Ctnewsjunkie.com

Connecticut Lawmakers Ask Retailers To Ban Guns In Stores

Citing shootings at stores and restaurants, members of Connecticut's congressional delegation called on retailers Friday to ask their customers to leave their guns outside.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal

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