Sen. Chris Murphy
Eight people were killed and about 200 were injured in the Amtrak crash in Philadelphia.
Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy is proposing legislation that would encourage states to warn parents of the health risks from not immunizing their children.
The families of nine of the 26 people killed and a teacher wounded two years ago at the Sandy Hook Elementary School filed a lawsuit Monday against the manufacturer, distributor and seller of the rifle used in the shooting.
The mayor convened a meeting of city agencies at City Hall on Thursday as a display of readiness against the spread of the deadly virus.
Teaming up with an out-of-state Republican congressman, Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut is embarking on a plan to generate funding for the Northeast Corridor Rail Line, WCBS 880’s Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.
The bill aims to give incentives to states that seek out alternatives to incarceration, such as counseling and other mental health services.
Connecticut and every other state in the nation is dealing with failing infrastructure – and no money to pay for repairs.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty hosted the “Community Conversation on Heroin,” at Waterbury City Hall.
Connecticut’s U.S. senators have outlined steps to combat the growing number of fatalities from heroin in the state and nationwide.
President Barack Obama on Monday froze the U.S. assets of seven Russian officials, including top advisers to President Vladimir Putin, for their support of Crimea’s vote to secede from Ukraine.
Monday’s vote to extend the prohibition on plastic guns for another decade responds to a growing threat from steadily improving 3-D printers that can produce such weapons.
Chief Engineer Robert Puciloski, who appeared at the National Transportation Safety Board hearing in Washington, D.C., said the railroad is “behind in several areas,” including a five-year schedule of cyclical maintenance that had not been conducted in the area of the Bridgeport derailment since 2005.
Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy on Wednesday visited two health care centers in New Haven and Hartford to see how the sign-up process has been going.
The junior senator on Tuesday called for the Obama administration to exercise restraint as it considers its response to Syria following allegations it used chemical weapons in its civil war.
Connecticut’s two U.S. senators are meeting with federal, state and local officials to discuss rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy and steps that can be taken to blunt future storm damage.