U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., wants the Federal Communications Commission to upgrade the Wireless Emergency Alert system after the Chelsea bombing.

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U.S. Representative Jim Himes, D-CT4, is encouraging people in the tri-state area to go about their normal business despite the bomb explosions in New York City and New Jersey over the weekend.

Blumenthal Pushes Obama to Pass Terrorism Bill

Sep 13, 2016
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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., wants President Obama to sign into law legislation that would allow U.S. citizens to sue countries for supporting terrorism.

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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.

Security Increases In Advance Of Passover Holiday

Apr 21, 2016
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Police on Long Island are ramping up patrols near synagogues and in Jewish neighborhoods for the upcoming Passover holiday.

Acting Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter says the department has updated its plans following the terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels.