Infrastructure development is one of the items on the GOP’s congressional agenda this year. But Democratic U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut says it’s going to be difficult to find the money to fund it.
Connecticut U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy say the $81 billion in disaster relief funds being considered for Florida, Texas, California, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands is not enough.
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, D-Conn., says he wants the Trump administration to enforce federal law that requires health insurance companies to provide equal coverage for mental illness. Murphy was speaking at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee in Washington on Tuesday.
A bipartisan bill aimed at improving federal oversight of gun purchases is making its way through Congress. It’s supported in the Senate by Texas Republican John Cornyn and Connecticut Democrat Chris Murphy.