Local Officials React To US Missile Strike On SyriaPresident Donald Trump ordered the strike Thursday in response to this week's deadly chemical weapons attack the Syrian government carried out against civilians.
Killer Tide: The Mental Health Reform ActPassed at the very end of President Barack Obama's term, it was the first major mental health care legislation in a decade.
Killer Tide: The Opioid EpidemicOpioids, both prescription and illicit, are killing people across the Tri-State Area in record numbers.
Connecticut Sens. Blumenthal, Murphy To Attend Trump's Inauguration 'Out Of Respect For Peaceful Transition Of Power'Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy said they're willing to work with Trump, however, both said the president-elect's recent comments and cabinet picks have been disheartening.
Local Lawmakers Call For Congressional Action On Gun Safety LawsDemocrat Reps. Carolyn Maloney, Nydia Velazquez and Hakeem Jeffries and Jerry Nadler were joined by local representatives on the steps of City Hall Friday to demand action on gun control.
Democratic Senator Wages Nearly 15-Hour Filibuster On Gun ControlAs compromise on the gun issue remained improbable, Sen. Chris Murphy stood on the Senate floor vowing to remain there "until we get some signal, some sign that we can come together.''
'Enough': Conn. Lawmaker Filibusters Senate; Demands Gun Control Vote In Wake Of Orlando AttackSen. Chris Murphy is holding up action in the Senate floor, demanding that Republicans allow votes on those measures.
Sen. Chris Murphy: Election Year Likely To Create More Gridlock On Capitol Hill In 2016"I acknowledge that the presidential race is going to dominate, and it will only get harder and harder to get things done next year," Murphy said.
Murphy: Gas Tax Hike Should Be Considered For Funding Connecticut Transportation ProjectsMurphy, D-Conn., said he's not married to the idea of tolls or a higher gas tax, but added there needs to be a funding mechanism for transportation improvements.
Pope Delivers Historic Address To Congress, Urges Lawmakers To Embrace MigrantsGreeted by a roar of welcome from U.S. lawmakers, Pope Francis walked with an ear-to-ear smile into the Capitol's House chamber Thursday for the first-ever address by a pontiff to a joint meeting of Congress.
Pentagon Plans To ID Remains Of Hundreds Killed In Pearl HarborOn Tuesday, the Pentagon announced it would exhume and attempt to identify the remains of 388 sailors and Marines who were buried as unknowns after the war.
Sen. Chris Murphy Seeks Alternative To School Suspensions, ExpulsionsConnecticut Sen. Chris Murphy wants to find a new approach to dealing with bad behavior in schools.

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