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  • Senators Urge Quick Response to "Humanitarian Crisis of Unprecedented Proportions"

    HARTFORD— U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy said Thursday that deportation is not the solution to the ongoing immigration crisis unfolding at the country's southern border. The increase in children from Central America trying to...
  • Poll On Guns Finds Strong Support For Background Checks

    Nine out of 10 Americans support background check requirements on all firearms purchases, but the country remains deeply divided on the broader issue of gun control, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday. The national poll found...
  • Legislators Call On Congress To Reverse Plum Island Mandate

    A group of Connecticut and New York lawmakers is calling on Congress to reverse a mandate requiring the sale of the federally controlled Plum Island in Long Island Sound. The island, which rests to the east of Long Island's Orient Point within the New...
  • Federal And State Officials Praise Canton Hydropower Project

    Federal And State Officials Praise Canton Hydropower Project
    CANTON — A hydropower proposal on the Farmington River in Collinsville was cited as an example for Connecticut and the nation Tuesday as federal, state and local officials announced an important step forward for the project. U.S. Sen. Christopher...
  • With highway fund running dry, DOT and Congress look for revenue

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Transportation said Tuesday that it would start limiting payments to states for road and transit projects next month in an attempt to conserve the federal Highway Trust Fund's rapidly diminishing cash balance. Usually,...
  • Collinsville Hydro Revival In The Pipeline

    Though it has taken an ungodly amount of time, it now looks as if Canton will again be able to use the Collinsville dams to generate electricity. The better news is that it can do so in a way that doesn't harm fish or the river ecology. The two dams were...
  • Key Vacancies in Bristol, New Britain Races

    As both parties maneuver for advantage in the General Assembly in the November elections, the New Britain and Bristol ballots have two key vacancies. The Democratic candidate in Senate District 31 and the Republican in Senate District 6 are out of the...
  • Senators call for 12-cent gas-tax increase to replenish highway fund

    Senators call for 12-cent gas-tax increase to replenish highway fund
    As Congress works to approve a short-term infusion of cash to prevent a halt in highway and road construction projects this summer, a pair of senators called Wednesday for raising national fuel taxes by 12 cents a gallon over the next two years as part of...
  • Ten Subs For The Price Of Nine And A Push For Separate Budget For Ohio-Class Replacement

    Now that the Navy has signed the largest shipbuilding contract in its history with Electric Boat, the service will save $2 billion and get 10 attack submarines for roughly the price of nine. At the same time, the state's congressional delegation is...
  • Malloy, Foley Tied In Potential Matchup For Governor's Race

    Tax and budget issues continue to drag down Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's job approval rating, and he remains tied with Republican Tom Foley with less than six months before the gubernatorial election, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Friday....
  • Staff Sgt. Dolores Nieves Of Hartford Fought In Korea With 'Borinqueneers'

    Staff Sgt. Dolores Nieves Of Hartford Fought In Korea With 'Borinqueneers'
    While fighting in Korea, Staff Sgt. Dolores Nieves and other members of the 65th Infantry Regiment were known as Los Diablos de la MontaƱa, or Devils of the Mountain, for their ability to fling their enemies' grenades back at them before they detonated....
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