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Train safety, gun checks, Medicare premiums among issues affecting Connecticut

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Congress delayed for years the deadline for implementing a train safety system and passed a two-year budget that will help Connecticut defense contractors and Medicare recipients. Connecticut students received a mixed report card from the U.S. Department of Education, and whether Pratt & Whitney won a big engine contract remained a military secret. Continue Reading →

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CT senators introduce bill to close ‘loophole’ in checks of gun buyers

Conecticut U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy, left, and RIchard Blumenthal discuss gun legislation introduced Wednesday.

WASHINGTON – Joined by several of their Democratic colleagues, Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy on Wednesday fulfilled a promise to introduce a bill aimed at closing a “loophole” in federal gun laws that allows a gun sale to proceed if an FBI background check is not completed in 72 hours. Continue Reading →

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