CT Sen. Richard Blumenthal is pushing a bill to ensure the Coast Guard gets the same protections as other military branches amid a shutdown.
A prolonged government shutdown would result in missed paychecks for thousands of CT workers and a steeper reduction in services.
For years, advocates urged the government to create such a role that would establish a coordinated response aimed at reducing gun violence.
A former CT Superior Court judge, Oliver becomes the latest of President Joe Biden’s nominees to win approval to the federal judiciary.
The unit will receive eight new C-130J Super Hercules aircraft to replace the current C-130H fleet stationed there.
The CT senator has been pleased by bipartisan support for aid to Ukraine. But some GOP presidential candidates are skeptical of giving more.
The Coast Guard Academy doesn’t offer the same protections to cadets reporting sexual assault as other military schools. A bill would change that.
Some say moving the primary to April 2 will benefit CT during the election. But some still believe it’s held too late in the season.
The Honoring Our PACT Act removes the burden placed on veterans to prove their illness is tied to their service.
Murphy’s measure would require a report from the Coast Guard and a review of other sexual assault claims at its CT-based academy.
A congressional committee OK’d the Kids Online Safety Act, but there is no set timing on when the full Senate will take it up.
Gov. Ned Lamont requested a federal agriculture disaster declaration for all eight counties to help farmers across Connecticut.
Current estimates show depletion of the fund for old age and survivors insurance in the 2030s, and CT Democrats want to expand benefits.
The Coast Guard’s decision to bury the report of a long investigation into sex assault claims is fueling a swift response from lawmakers.
CT residents approved for student loan forgiveness won’t see their relief after the Supreme Court struck down Joe Biden’s debt relief plan.