ANALYSIS: Will Trial Increase Voters Apathy?
An associate political science professor from the University of Hartford said Sunday that there is less cynicism now than there was before Connecticut created the Citizens' Election Program.
Wed May 15, 2013
Senate seniority sometimes goes too far
When the Senate Environmental and Public Works Committee met last week to consider the nomination of Gina McCarthy as President Obama's secretary of environmental protection, all eight Republican members were absent but nine of the ten majority Democrats were ready to vote for her.
Tue May 14, 2013
Calm Down, People: Obama's Second Term Was Already in Tatters
From appointments to gun control to the budget and taxes, Washington had reverted to its gridlocked self well before the latest scandals broke.
Connecticut's Federal Lawmakers Still Pushing for Gun Control
Members of Connecticut's Congressional delegation are not giving up on gun control and helped organize a public hearing in Hartford last week on the issue.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Hartford Courant
House Democrats Lead New Gun Control Effort
The leader of gun-violence prevention efforts in the U.S. House of Representatives was in Connecticut on Friday to help Democrats execute their new strategy: Demonstrate enough support in the lower chamber to compel the U.S. Senate to revisit the bill it U.S. Rep Mike Thompson , D-Calif., was tapped to lead the House gun violence prevention task ... (more)
Congressional panel on guns holds Hartford hearing
U.S. Rep. John Larson , a Connecticut Democrat, is hosting Friday's hearing at Hartford High School .
Thu May 09, 2013
CBS 3 Springfield
US Reps. to discuss gun violence in Conn.
U.S. Reps. John B. Larson of Connecticut and Mike Thompson of California are holding a discussion at a Hartford church on ways to reduce gun violence.
Sun May 05, 2013
Joint committee to release tax-reform report
May 6, 2013 - NAFCU is awaiting the release today of a report by the congressional Joint Tax Committee on input received by 11 House Ways and Means Committee tax-reform working groups and industry representatives, including NAFCU, regarding broad reform of the federal tax code.
Thu May 02, 2013
The Hartford Courant
CT House Delegation: No Apologies For Spending, Regulation
The message was clear Thursday as Connecticut's five representatives in the U.S. House gathered in Hartford to talk about economic matters.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Murphy, DeLauro, Larson announce end of enrollment freeze at Job Corps centers
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy , Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro , and Congressman John Larson on Monday hailed the U.S. Department of Labor 's decision to end the Job Corps enrollment freeze.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
MSNBC's Thomas Roberts Uses Boston Bombing to Prompt Guest Push for Gun Control
Leave it to Thomas Roberts to not let a tragedy go to waste. Appearing on his daily MSNBC show on April 22, Roberts felt it appropriate to use last Monday's deadly terrorist bombing in Boston to push for federal gun control legislation.