Waterbury Police Chief Fernando Spagnolo said Connecticut’s gun safety measures are working but federal action is needed.
“We continue to see widespread and persistent marketing abuses by suppliers,” the state’s Consumer Counsel says.
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal announces a new federal gun storage bill outside Guilford Town Hall on Friday. A federal gun storage bill being sponsored by Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy would mirror a new state proposal to tighten Connecticut’s own current firearm storage law. At a press conference on Friday amid snow showers, Blumenthal […]
NEW HAVEN — With just over two weeks left in open enrollment, Access Health CT CEO James Michel said Friday the health insurance exchange has already seen a roughly 2 to 3 percent higher turnout of customers than it had at this point last year.
A weekend of grieving the shooting deaths of 11 worshipers at a Pittsburgh synagogue gave way Monday to a hard push by Democrats to highlight Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Stefanowski’s support from the NRA and the state’s largest gun-owners’ group, the Connecticut Citizens Defense League. “A governor with an A rating from the NRA elected in Connecticut? That’s the national headline,” said U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal.
President Donald Trump’s nominee for “drug czar” visited New Haven on Monday, prompted by the massive medical emergency caused by the synthetic cannabinoid K2, to discuss the ongoing and deadly addiction epidemic that continues to grip Connecticut.
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., has called on Connecticut’s insurance commissioner to ban or restrict, as other states have, short-term health insurance plans recently promoted by the Trump administration.
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal called on his federal colleagues and President Donald Trump to do more now to control the costs of skyrocketing prescription drug costs. “There is no way that America can stand idle and allow these prescription drug costs to continue increasing at the present rate,” said Blumenthal at a press conference on Monday at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford.
Federal lawmakers and advocates in Connecticut are calling for action after a new study’s results indicate that the official death count of 64 in Puerto Rico “is a substantial underestimate of the true burden of mortality after Hurricane Maria.”The study’s death count: 4,645.
Despite congressional inaction, the federal agency that oversees community health centers has sent money to some centers in Connecticut and committed this week to send funding to more, giving them a temporary reprieve from potential layoffs and cuts to services.
U.S. Sens. Christopher Murphy and Richard Blumenthal called Thursday at the state Capitol for passage of an immigration reform bill they called crucial to safeguard as many as 80,000 children expected to illegally enter the U.S. alone this fiscal year.