Schumer: Volkswagen Should Pay $18B In Fines For FraudSchumer called on the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Justice Department to seek an $18 billion fine for the German automaker.
Economist Larry Kudlow Says He May Run Against Conn. Sen. BlumenthalLarry Kudlow, a financial and economics writer and broadcaster, said Tuesday that he is moving closer to announcing a challenge to U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.).
Sen. Blumenthal Wants To Ban Sale Of Powdered AlcoholPowdered alcohol is a tragedy waiting to happen, said Sen. Richard Blumenthal who is outraged that a federal agency has approved the controversial new product for sale in liquor stores.
Blumenthal: Unclaimed Refunds For Conn. Taxpayers Are Up To $13.4 MillionThousands of Connecticut taxpayers could potentially receive a lucrative financial windfall, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday.
Senator: Safety Devices May Have Been Insufficient At Metro-North Crash SiteThe National Transportation Safety Board on Friday said the engineer and conductor in the Metro-North accident and fire this week went out of their way to bring as many passengers to safety as possible.
Investigators Examine Unique Feature Of Metro-North Third Rail After AccidentFive passengers were killed in the Metro-North train accident and fire this week when the electrified third rail dislodged from the tracks and entered the lead car.
7 Dead When Metro-North Train Hits Car In Valhalla, Catches FireSix people were confirmed dead Tuesday evening, when a Metro-North struck a car and caught fire during the evening rush in Valhalla.
Previous Metro-North Accidents Have Prompted Demands For Better SafetyThe Metro-North train accident and fire that left six people dead in Valhalla Tuesday followed a string of incidents that have led to demands for safety improvements on the railroad.
Derailment At Grand Central Snags Metro-North Trains, Leaves Riders ShakenService on the Metro-North Railroad was disrupted Wednesday evening after a derailment at Grand Central Terminal.
Sen. Blumenthal Pushes For Federal Intervention Over CL&P Bill IncreaseThe push is on for federal intervention over fixed charges on many Connecticut electric bills.
Families Of Newtown Shooting Victims Sue Rifle ManufacturerThe 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.
Senators To NFL: Drop The 'Blackout Rule' Or We MightThe Federal Communications Commission voted this fall to stop enforcing the NFL's blackout policy, but the action did not end blackouts, which are written into the NFL's private contracts with broadcast and cable companies.