CT’s delegation will have familiar roles on major policy committees, but Himes is now the top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee.
CT Medicare enrollees could see savings under insulin price cap
More than 11,000 Medicare enrollees in CT would have seen an average $590 savings if there was a monthly insulin cap in 2020.
CT delegation seeks Army briefing about Sikorsky loss of helicopter contract
CT’s congressional delegation has requested a briefing from the Army on its decision not to award an assault aircraft contract to Sikorsky.
Chris Murphy seeks immigration reform after southern border visit
Murphy hopes Congress can find a compromise on immigration reform, arguing that a ‘lack of order at the border affects us in Connecticut.’
CT Reps on failed U.S. House Speaker votes: ‘We’re all in limbo’
Kevin McCarthy’s failed attempts to secure the leadership position have put House business on hold, and CT representatives are frustrated.
CT to secure $236 million windfall from federal spending bill
Communities across Connecticut will receive funding, formerly known as earmarks, for infrastructure, housing, education and more.
Federal spending bill could include some CT priorities, but not all
Election reforms will likely be in a federal funding bill, but prospects for the child tax credit and an online safety bill are uncertain.
Ahead of Sandy Hook anniversary, a push for assault weapons ban
Gun violence survivors joined CT politicians to call on the Senate to restore the federal assault weapons ban, which is unlikely to pass.
In CT’s 5th District, a competitive race with national implications
The Hayes-Logan matchup is the most competitive and expensive of the five U.S. House races, with more than $8 million in outside spending.
Blumenthal leads Levy by 13 points in WTNH poll
Two-term Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal is maintaining his double-digit polling margin with less than two weeks until the Nov. 8 election.
CT’s 5th District race is receiving national attention and outside spending. Why?
Rep. Jahana Hayes is running against Republican George Logan in a campaign that has garnered national attention and outside spending.
Jahana Hayes, George Logan show sharp divisions in debate
The second debate between the 5th District candidates highlighted divides on abortion legislation, transgender athletes and federal spending.
Chris Murphy-backed election reforms bill gains Senate momentum
The Senate’s Electoral Count Act reforms bill, which CT Sen. Chris Murphy worked on, has bipartisan support. But the House’s version doesn’t.
Murphy, Blumenthal backing bill to ban guns near election sites
Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal say the legislation will protect voters. It is unclear if Senate Republicans will support it.
CT lawmakers help boost low-income home energy program
Lawmakers in Washington and CT fought to include $1 billion in a short-term federal government funding bill to help offset heating costs.