State Senator Ed Meyer is hoping the state of Connecticut will go the way of Westport in ending distribution of plastic bags to shoppers.
Lieberman said Wednesday that he won’t seek a fifth term.
Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut has confirmed that he will retire next year.
Former Connecticut Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz says she’s running for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Joe Lieberman in 2012.
Now with a firm grip on the job he has long aspired to, Richard Blumenthal heads to the U.S. Senate when the new Congress begins its session in January.
Allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly in the U.S. military is a step toward equality, advocates say, but a fight for other social changes such as gay marriage still lies ahead.
The 9/11 health bill has been passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, but remains stalled in the U.S. Senate.
New York’s senior Senator is demanding the FTC crackdown on retailers who are charging customers hidden fees when they return products purchased online.
Critics questioned whether the bill is affordable and does enough to ensure that only people with illnesses related to trade center dust get help.
Senate Republicans have blocked a bill to aid people who got sick after exposure to dust from the World Trade Center’s collapse.
Zadroga, a New York City police officer and first responder, died in 2006 from a respiratory disease contracted while working at Ground Zero.
360 days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Congress passed the War Hazards Compensation Act. It has now been over nine years since the attacks of 9/11.
The U.S. Senate will decide the fate of the James Zagroda 9/11 Bill and Sen. Charles Schumer is “hopeful” it will pass.
There is now one month left in the Congressional session, and one more month to pass the 9/11 health bill to provide medical care for sickened Ground Zero responders.
Mayor Bloomberg and supporters of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act were in Washington, D.C. Tuesday to push for the bill’s passage.