Jim Himes http://wshu.org en 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 Congressional delegation from Conn., NY reflects on 2013 http://wshu.org/post/congressional-delegation-conn-ny-reflects-2013 <p>By all accounts this wasn’t a pretty year for Congress.&nbsp; Connecticut and New York lawmakers in Washington say they are as upset about it as voters.</p><p></p> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 13:45:26 +0000 Matt Laslo 10349 at http://wshu.org Congressional delegation from Conn., NY reflects on 2013 Conn.'s DeLauro, Himes, Murphy holding informational events about Obamacare http://wshu.org/post/conns-delauro-himes-murphy-holding-informational-events-about-obamacare <p>Members of Connecticut's Congressional delegation are hosting events to highlight the Affordable Care Act and encourage people to sign up for the state's healthcare exchange.</p><p></p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 12:57:09 +0000 Craig LeMoult 8525 at http://wshu.org Conn., NY congressional delegation relieved over last minute deal http://wshu.org/post/conn-ny-congressional-delegation-relieved-over-last-minute-deal <p>Members of Congress from Connecticut and New York say they&#39;re relieved after they helped flip the government&#39;s lights back on and avoid a default.</p><p>Matt Laslo reports the sixteen day government shutdown not only frayed the nerves of furloughed federal workers and contractors in the region, it also frayed the Republican Party.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:47:13 +0000 Matt Laslo 6855 at http://wshu.org Conn. U.S. Senators continuing push for gun legislation http://wshu.org/post/conn-us-senators-continuing-push-gun-legislation <p></p><p>Connecticut's U.S. Senators say they are pushing to have Congress consider another gun violence prevention bill before the end of this legislative session.&nbsp; Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal held a roundtable in Bridgeport on Monday with about a dozen family members of gun violence victims, community activists and law enforcement.</p><p></p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 10:39:41 +0000 Ebong Udoma 5643 at http://wshu.org Conn. U.S. Senators continuing push for gun legislation