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Hundreds of people rallied outside the Connecticut State Capitol on Sunday as part of protests organized by Democrats across the country to highlight opposition to the Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

DeLauro Introduces Rail Safety Act

Jul 20, 2016
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U.S. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., has introduced a train safety bill to make sure train conductors aren't exhausted on the job.

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The two women on the Connecticut Congressional Delegation, Democrats Elizabeth Esty and Rosa DeLauro, say they are not giving up on efforts to get the U.S. House of Representatives to vote on gun control legislation. They were speaking at an event on Wednesday at the UConn Medical Center in Farmington, which was organized by Esty to mark a ‘National Day of Action’ to prevent gun violence.

Office of U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro

The U.S. Government says Connecticut leads the growth of new farms in New England.  

U.S. Department of Agriculture figures show that right now, one in four farm operators in Connecticut are beginning farmers. That’s a 15 percent increase from 2007.

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On Tuesday Yale University is set to host a discussion on the federal government’s push to find a cure for cancer.

President Barack Obama established the White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force in January. Vice President Joe Biden is dedicating much of his final year in office trying to accelerate federal efforts to find a cure for cancer after his son, former Delaware state Attorney General Beau Biden, died from the disease last year.

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