U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal

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Study pegs Hurricane Maria deaths at 4,645. Gov’t count: 64

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. Continue Reading →

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Community health centers, facing fund cutoff, get short reprieve

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. Continue Reading →

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Murphy, Blumenthal seek reforms to aid thousands of immigrant children

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. Continue Reading →

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