From National Public Radio: Senate Democrats say they are bringing Senate business to a halt in an effort to force some action on gun control. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut said on Twitter that he was prepared to “talk about the need to prevent gun violence for as long as I can.”
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June 15th, 2016 · 14 Comments · National Politics, News and Events
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June 13th, 2016 · 8 Comments · News and Events
Last year Trumbull Gardens experienced a historic shooting that became a flashpoint for the mayoral election. Following a recent community meeting organized by U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, Mayor Joe Ganim on Monday announced the reopening of the gymnasium for use by the public housing project children. But for how long?
June 3rd, 2016 · 23 Comments · City Politics, Law Enforcement, News and Events
U.S. Senators Chris Murphy and Dick Blumenthal the other night joined Mayor Joe Ganim, Police Chief AJ Perez and State Senator Marilyn Moore for a discussion on combating gun violence at the Trumbull Gardens Community Center. Trumbull Gardens was the scene of a horrific shooting last year and became a focal point of the mayoral […]
May 27th, 2016 · 2 Comments · News and Events
May 6th, 2016 · 24 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Fed up about the “dire state” of Connecticut’s roads and bridges, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy joined Mayor Joe Ganim on Thursday to issue his report that identifies transportation trouble areas for city commuters and proposes a set of recommendations for improvements along I-95, Metro-North and Port Jefferson ferry.
April 29th, 2016 · 5 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
News release: Today, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) reacted to the White House release of a report outlining a research and development strategy to expedite real-world deployment of smart gun technology. The report, prepared jointly by the Departments of Defense (DoD), Justice (DOJ) and Homeland Security (DHS), was ordered by President Obama in a […]
April 24th, 2016 · 15 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Update, speech transcript: One day after Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump visited Connecticut’s most populous city, the likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton addressed more than 1,000 supporters at the University of Bridgeport’s Harvey Hubbell gym, home of the Purple Knights, declaring “We have to take on the gun lobby and take on the epidemic of […]
March 24th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy and Mayor Joe Ganim on Wednesday toured the Eco-Technology Park covering parts of the the city’s West End and South End including a visit to what officials say is the largest hydrogen fuel cell in the Western Hemisphere. The project was initiated under the Finch administration. Check out the video.