Rep. Esty's STEM bill wins House approval.

Esty gets `Gold-Star Dad’ bill through House

The House of Representatives on Monday approved bipartisan legislation introduced by Rep. Elizabeth Esty that gives federal job-application preference to “Gold Star Fathers’’ – dads who are parents

Live Updates: Fact-checking the Republican presidential debate

The fun starts at 8 p.m. tonight when 11 of the GOP’s slate of presidential hopefuls enter into the second debate of primary season. Follow along for updates and fact-checking.
U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy wants CT and other states to accept Syrian refugees.

Murphy says CT should take in Syrian refugees

Sen. Chris Murphy said today that Connecticut should be willing to accept refugees from Syria who are flooding into Europe in the wake of the civil war decimating the Middle Eastern nation. In a

Blumenthal backs Iran nuclear deal 

  U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., will back the U.S. nuclear deal with Iran, joining the rest of Connecticut’s Democratic congressional delegation and defying foes of the pact that include

Lamont, Lieberman renew rivalry over Iran

   A notorious hawk promulgates a hard-line approach against a Middle East regime, while his dove counterpart errs on the side of caution. Where have we heard that before, Connecticut? It’s
Rep. Rosa DeLauro

DeLauro will support Iran deal

Rep. Rosa DeLauro became the latest Connecticut lawmaker to back the controversial Iran nuclear deal on Thursday, calling the P5+1 agreement a “historic diplomatic accomplishment.” “After strenuous

Railroads still years away from critical safety measure, report warns

A new report by the Federal Railroad Administration warns that the vast majority of railroads won’t implement Positive Train Control — a technology that automatically halts speeding trains and
Sen. Chris Murphy

Murphy to back Iran deal

Although he’s shown general support of the Iran nuclear deal, Sen. Chris Murphy has been coy on the ultimate question posed to lawmakers: Will you vote for it? Murphy answered that question Wednesday