Newtown

Carolyn Kaster / AP

The sit-in on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives attracted the participation of all members of the Connecticut Congressional delegation, including Representative Elizabeth Esty, whose district includes Newtown.

J. Scott Applewhite / AP

Members of Connecticut’s Congressional delegation led the fight in Washington, D.C., this week to get federal lawmakers to take action on gun control measures following last Sunday’s mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando. They’re working hard to convince their colleagues in Congress to act.

Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP

Connecticut’s two U.S. senators renewed their call for Congressional action on gun control measures on Monday in response to Sunday’s mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

(AP Photo/Michael Melia)

As GE moves its global corporate headquarters to Boston this summer, local charities are worried. They think they’re about to see a drop in giving.

Recalling Newtown, Obama Announces Executive Actions On Gun Control

Jan 5, 2016
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster

President Barack Obama announced new executive actions on Tuesday aimed at tightening control and enforcement of firearms in the U.S.

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