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Richard Blumenthal

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  • Vietnam Vet Hopes New Pentagon Guidelines Help Him And Others Gain Benefits

    Conley Monk, a Vietnam War veteran who has been fighting for decades to have his military discharge status upgraded, expressed hope Friday that new Pentagon guidelines will help him and other Vietnam Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder finally...
  • Effort To Link Troubled New Britain Young People With Jobs

    NEW BRITAIN — The federal government is providing $1.1 million and Habitat for Humanity is giving $275,000 to have 70 out-of-work, troubled young people build five affordable one-family houses in the city. Capital Workforce Partners will run the...
  • With Control Of Senate In The Balance, CT Senators Help Colleagues

    With Control Of Senate In The Balance, CT Senators Help Colleagues
    WASHINGTON — Sen. Richard Blumenthal reached out to his supporters this week asking them for campaign cash — not for his campaign, but for that of Sen. Al Franken, a Minnesota Democrat. Although Franken is a former Saturday Night Live...
  • Pols: Shipbuilding Critical To Connecticut's Economy

    NEW LONDON — Ship repair and shipbuilding is "largely invisible to most of our state," said U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, "but it is a critical core strand to our economic vitality." Blumenthal and U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, held a...
  • Goodell admits Rice mistake in laying out new policy

    The Sports Xchange Goodell admits Rice mistake in laying out new policy NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced a dramatic new domestic violence policy for the league Thursday, admitting "I didn't get it right" with Ray Rice. The measures were...
  • Two Expelled From Yale on Sexual Assault Charges

    With colleges and universities around the country reevaluating how they deal with sexual misconduct complaints, Yale University reported recently that a disciplinary committee has expelled two men charged with sexual assault. The men, who were both...
  • Roger Goodell Says 'I Didn't Get It Right' In Ray Rice Abuse Case

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced a dramatic new domestic violence policy for the league Thursday, admitting "I didn't get it right" with Ray Rice. The measures were announced in a letter to all team owners and come after widespread criticism and...
  • Murphy Should Join Anti-Human Trafficking Initiative

    On July 23, the House of Representatives passed HR 2283, the Human Trafficking Prioritization Act, co-sponsored by 112 representatives, including Connecticut Rep. James Himes. I am grateful for this sponsorship. Connecticut is no stranger to human...
  • Guess Who's Running Again? Everybody

    Guess Who's Running Again? Everybody
    5:59. 6:00. "Then put your little hand in mine; 'cause there ain't no hill or mountain we can't climb." Good morning. It's 2014. Tom Foley is running against Dan Malloy. Does that sound familiar? Rosa DeLauro is running for Congress. For the...
  • More Money, Effort Needed To Combat Human Sex Trafficking In The State

    NEW HAVEN — Connecticut is far ahead of many states in dealing with child sex trafficking but still needs more money to train police, teachers and first responders to recognize and understand the problem, experts said Monday. Several of the...
  • Foley And McKinney Face Off In Bracing Exchange On Taxes And Jobs

    Foley And McKinney Face Off In Bracing Exchange On Taxes And Jobs
    LEBANON — As in the best of horse races, the Republican candidates for governor raced to the wire Sunday as they greeted as many voters as possible in the final hours before Tuesday's primary. Both Greenwich business executive Tom Foley and Senate...
  • Malloy, Blumenthal Blast CL&P Proposal To Raise Rates

    Malloy, Blumenthal Blast CL&P Proposal To Raise Rates
    HARTFORD — Maggie McKenzie II makes it day-to-day on a tight, fixed income. She struggles with her health and recently cut back on her television service to meet her budget. She waits in line to pick up food from a nearby Baptist church....