Richard Blumenthal http://wshu.org en Blumenthal and Murphy want more money spent on heroin treatment http://wshu.org/post/blumenthal-and-murphy-want-more-money-spent-heroin-treatment <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt; line-height: 150%;">Connecticut’s two U.S senators want more money spent for the treatment of heroin addiction. The senators said this at a forum with recovering addicts at a community health center in New Haven on Thursday. &nbsp;</span></p><p style="line-height: 150%; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"><span style="font-size:14.0pt; line-height:150%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#333333"><o:p></o:p></span></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:58:14 +0000 Ebong Udoma 16001 at http://wshu.org Blumenthal and Murphy want more money spent on heroin treatment Blumenthal vows to hold officials acountable for fixing problems at the VA Hospital in West Haven http://wshu.org/post/blumenthal-vows-hold-officials-acountable-fixing-problems-va-hospital-west-haven <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt; line-height: 150%;">US Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut visited the VA Healthcare System hospital in West Haven on Friday to demand officials implement an aggressive program to correct unsanitary conditions at the hospital. Blumenthal is responding to a VA Inspector General’s report released on Tuesday that pointed out the unsanitary conditions.</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 21:56:45 +0000 Ebong Udoma 13164 at http://wshu.org Blumenthal vows to hold officials acountable for fixing problems at the VA Hospital in West Haven Murphy, Blumenthal discuss New Haven violence with police, community http://wshu.org/post/murphy-blumenthal-discuss-new-haven-violence-police-community <p>Community activists and law enforcement officials in New Haven met with U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy today to discuss efforts to reduce gun violence in the city. The city saw 20 homicides and 67 shootings in 2013.</p><p></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 23:27:09 +0000 Craig LeMoult 12514 at http://wshu.org Murphy, Blumenthal discuss New Haven violence with police, community Malloy: Metro-North substation upgrade should improve reliability http://wshu.org/post/malloy-metro-north-substation-upgrade-should-improve-reliability <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 115%; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;">Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy said work is beginning Monday on an upgrade to a substation in Cos Cob, Connecticut. &nbsp;The $10 million upgrade is expected to improve the operation of Metro North’s New Haven line trains. &nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 16:53:48 +0000 Naomi Starobin 12242 at http://wshu.org Malloy: Metro-North substation upgrade should improve reliability Obama highlights grieving Newtown families in State of the Union address http://wshu.org/post/obama-highlights-grieving-newtown-families-state-union-address <p></p><p>In his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, President Obama once again highlighted the grieving families in Newtown, Connecticut.</p><p></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:13:31 +0000 Matt Laslo 11995 at http://wshu.org Obama highlights grieving Newtown families in State of the Union address