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Topic - Richard Blumenthal
Metro-North, the nation's second-largest commuter railroad, has been fined $552,000 over the past decade for safety violations and defects, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday.
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty will host a discussion in Hartford about their efforts to curb the use of electronic cigarettes by children and adolescents.
The New Haven (Conn.) Register, March 24, 2014
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is planning to discuss his priorities for rail safety in an appearance Friday morning in Hartford.
Government regulators are taking too long to write new rail safety regulations in light of recent fiery oil train accidents and a deadly commuter train derailment, senators complained Thursday.
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is overseeing a hearing in Washington, D.C. on ways to improve rail safety in light of recent incidents in Connecticut and elsewhere.
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he'll be meeting with officials at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System hospital in West Haven, after a report found unsanitary conditions at the care center.
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is the latest Connecticut politician to meet with the new president of Metro-North Railroad.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal is calling on other drug stores to follow CVS's lead and stop selling tobacco products.
Connecticut's two U.S. senators heard emotional accounts of the toll of urban gun violence as they held a forum Friday in New Haven to hear from activists, police and others about how to address the problem.
Connecticut U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he is astonished that the federal government earned an estimated $66 billion in profit from student loans originated between 2007 and 2012.
Connecticut U.S. senators on Saturday criticized the federal government for earning an estimated $66 billion in profits from student loans originated between 2007 and 2012, saying it is wrong for the government to benefit from the struggle of young people to deal with escalating college costs.
Connecticut U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he will continue to seek a robust and independent advocate to argue against the government in the secret federal surveillance court under plans to reform some U.S. surveillance practices ordered by President Barack Obama.
Connecticut's two U.S. senators are sounding cautious over work facing Congress in reforming NSA surveillance practices as proposed by President Barack Obama.
A federal rail safety agency plans to propose a rule that might require the installation of video cameras aboard trains to monitor drivers and record accidents or unsafe behavior, according to two U.S. senators who have pushed for the change.
"While not every reported defect is a serious safety threat, the magnitude of violations is deeply troubling," Blumenthal said. "The pertinence and practical importance of these defects is staggeringly clear."