Chris Murphy http://wshu.org en Conn lawmakers want the retail industry to back gun control http://wshu.org/post/conn-lawmakers-want-retail-industry-back-gun-control <p style="line-height: 150%; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;"><span style="font-size:14.0pt; line-height:150%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#333333">Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation are urging national retailers to voluntarily take steps to reduce gun violence by barring guns from their establishments. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 21:48:37 +0000 Ebong Udoma 19035 at http://wshu.org Conn. delegation using Ukraine situation to push for Sikorsky helicopters http://wshu.org/post/conn-delegation-using-ukraine-situation-push-sikorsky-helicopters <p>Members of Connecticut's Congressional delegation are using the unrest in Ukraine to push for the sale of more Connecticut-made Sikorsky helicopters. But they have competition from lawmakers using for helicopters manufactured in other states.</p><p></p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 14:38:30 +0000 Ebong Udoma 18566 at http://wshu.org Murphy calls for tougher sanctions on Russia over Ukraine http://wshu.org/post/murphy-calls-tougher-sanctions-russia-over-ukraine <p></p><p><span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">US Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut is one of two members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee calling for the beefing up of western sanctions against Russia.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt; line-height: 150%;">Murphy and Bob Corker of Tennessee said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday that the sanctions should be directed at Russia’s petrochemical and banking industries.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:35:46 +0000 Ebong Udoma 16153 at http://wshu.org Murphy calls for tougher sanctions on Russia over Ukraine 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