Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal Pushes For Positive Train ControlHis call comes just over a month after an NJ TRANSIT train slammed into the Hoboken Terminal, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others.
Dems Sweep U.S. House Races In Connecticut, Though GOP Maintains ControlDemocrats on Tuesday swept U.S. House races in Connecticut, though the Republican Party remained handily in control of the body.
Conn. Senators Demand $1.1 Billion In Funding To Combat Zika VirusA vote on funding money to fight the Zika virus is being held up by Republicans in the senate -- and Democrats are furious.
Lawmakers Ask Airlines To Drop Checked Baggage Fees Over Long Wait TimesSen. Richard Blumenthal and Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey say suspending the fees won't eliminate lines, but it's a start.
Blumenthal: 'We Ought To Be Deporting Felons And Criminals, Not Hard-Working Families'The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday over immigration actions which were stricken down by the lower courts.
Blumenthal: Parents Must Help Combat Drug Crisis In ConnecticutParents in Connecticut are being called upon to help fight a ballooning drug addiction crisis.
Connecticut Senator Calls For Regulations On Recreational Drone UseSen. Richard Blumenthal said he would like to see some simple rules for drones.
Blumenthal: FDA Should Require Labels Identifying Genetically Engineered SalmonU.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., is appalled that the Food and Drug Administration has not required genetically engineered salmon to be clearly labeled as such.
Democrats Clinch Critical 41 Votes For Iran Nuclear DealDemocrats clinched the crucial Senate votes Tuesday to block passage of a disapproval resolution against the Iran nuclear accord.
Blumenthal Calls For TSA To Make Train Security A Higher PriorityWhile some have suggested airport-style security, Robert Paaswell, a transit expert and professor at City College, said such measures are unrealistic.
Federal Loan Agreement Reached To Install Safety Technology On Metro-North, LIRR TrainsU.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., said Wednesday the Federal Railroad Administration and MTA agreed on a $967 million loan to install Positive Train Control technology.
Blumenthal: Time For Computers On Senate FloorConnecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is among those fighting for a technological update.

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