Chris Murphy 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 Murphy pushes Long Island Sound funding bill http://wshu.org/post/murphy-pushes-long-island-sound-funding-bill <p>U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut visited a beach in West Haven today to talk about efforts to continue restoration of Long Island Sound. Murphy is pushing for passage of the Long Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act.</p><p></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:17:09 +0000 Craig LeMoult 15696 at http://wshu.org Murphy pushes Long Island Sound funding bill Would you buy feta if they couldn't call it feta? http://wshu.org/post/would-you-buy-feta-if-they-couldnt-call-it-feta <p></p><p>Would a cheese by any other name smell as… stinky? It turns out that’s a question that U.S. trade negotiators are facing. And U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut is pressing for them to keep feta: “feta.” Murphy says in current trade negotiations, Europe wants to ensure feta cheese produced in Connecticut couldn’t be called that because it’s produced in the U.S. The same holds true for other cheeses named after European places.</p><p></p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 23:02:51 +0000 Craig LeMoult 14368 at http://wshu.org Would you buy feta if they couldn't call it feta? 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 Conn. US Senators are concerned health insurers are dropping doctors from Medicare Advantage http://wshu.org/post/conn-us-senators-are-concerned-health-insurers-are-dropping-doctors-medicare-advantage <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Connecticut’s two US senators are concerned a major insurance company is jeopardizing the welfare of patients by dropping doctors from its Medicare Advantage program. &nbsp;The senators held a hearing in Hartford on Wednesday to look into further regulation of health insurance companies that participate in the program.</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 22:42:38 +0000 Ebong Udoma 11672 at http://wshu.org Conn. US Senators are concerned health insurers are dropping doctors from Medicare Advantage