Richard Blumenthal

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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., says he wants to help a West Hartford family get money from the Iranian government.

In 2000, a U.S. judge awarded $327 million to the families of Matthew Eisenfeld of West Hartford and his girlfriend, Sara Duker of Teaneck, New Jersey. They were killed in a terrorist attack in Jerusalem in 1996.

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On Monday Connecticut’s Congressional Delegation sent a letter to Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus seeking to keep the servicing of the President’s Marine One helicopter fleet in Connecticut.   

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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., has joined the state’s consumer advocate in urging the federal government to reign in the high cost of electricity transmission in New England, saying it’s outpacing increases in the rest of the country.

Blumenthal says electricity transmission costs in Connecticut have increased nearly 600 percent since 2000.

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Members of Connecticut's all-Democratic Congressional delegation are urging federal railroad officials to meet with residents of Old Lyme before moving forward with plans to route a new rail line through the city.

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Connecticut's two U.S. senators say the $320,000 the state is receiving from the federal government to prepare for a potential Zika outbreak represents a fraction of what the state needs.

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