U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal will be at the Bijou Theatre Thursday night to introduce a screening of the film Trapped, a documentary directed by Dawn Porter that examines abortion rights in America. Blumenthal is a sponsor of the Women’s Health Protection Act (www.blumenthal.senate.gov/whpa/).
Entries Tagged as 'Dick Blumenthal'
July 19th, 2016 · No Comments · News and Events
June 20th, 2016 · 9 Comments · News and Events
Mayor Joe Ganim on Monday was joined by U.S. Senator Dick Blumenthal, Congressman Jim Himes and Acting Health Director Albertina Baptista to raise awareness about Zika virus prevention. Video from news conference above.
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 12th, 2016 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events, State Politics
Did ya make it to Black Rock Day?
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 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Freshman State Senator Marilyn Moore and her Democratic-endorsed August primary opponent City Council President Tom McCarthy both had mighty fundraising weeks as they gear up for a summer season of campaigning in what is shaping up as a hotly contested race in Connecticut’s 22nd District that covers one third of Bridgeport, all of Trumbull and […]
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 […]