Richard Blumenthal

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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., says the GOP’s tax plan will make it more difficult for the federal government to find money to spend on much needed infrastructure development and public safety projects.

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Connecticut’s two U.S. senators took to the Senate floor today to mark the fifth anniversary of the Sandy Hook School shooting.

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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., met with New Haven’s Ukrainian community over the weekend about legislation that will help treat wounded Ukrainian soldiers at Department of Defense military treatment facilities.

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This Thursday will mark five years since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut that killed 20 children and six educators. Members of Connecticut’s U.S. congressional delegation will commemorate the date this week with a call for acts of kindness.

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The governors of New York, California and New Jersey on Monday strongly condemned the GOP tax bill now before Congress, saying it is unfair to their states and will wreak havoc on the U.S. economy.  

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