Sen. Richard Blumenthal
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 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.
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he’s asking the Federal Trade Commission to review the pricing practices of outlet stores.
Earlier this week, a jury found Trinity Highway Products, the company that makes the guardrails, defrauded and misled government officials about its product.
One recent victim received a phone call from someone claiming to be an IRS agent who said the man’s family owed $61,000 in back taxes but that the IRS would settle for $3,200, police said.
“If these allegations are true, Roger Goodell is part of the problem, and he is incapable of achieving a real solution,” Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., said on Wednesday.
Sens. Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal say they want to “overhaul'” rail safety laws to prevent future derailments and other accidents.
A fight is brewing over a request by Connecticut’s largest utility to raise rates by $232 million to upgrade equipment following destructive storms.
The Connecticut Democrat is mustering support for the Paycheck Fairness Act, which is expected to come up for a vote next month.
A bipartisan deal to improve veterans’ health care would authorize at least $17 billion to fix the health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays, the bill’s chief supporters said Monday.
Schumer said pet owners are paying a 240 percent markup when you buy pet medications from the vet
Two U.S. senators are calling for their fellow lawmakers to keep the federal transportation fund from running out of money next month.
In May, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched an ad campaign calling on parents and those tending to children to ask themselves as they exit the car, “Where’s Baby? Look Before You Lock.” But Sen. Richard Blumenthal said the ads are not getting the necessary exposure.
Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Tuesday he is introducing federal legislation that would require the nation’s passenger and freight rail systems, including Metro-North, to adopt what he calls “life-saving technology.”
Metro-North and Amtrak train service in Connecticut has been disrupted for the second time in two weeks by a bridge failure in Norwalk.