Sen. Murphy speaking on the Senate floor

U.S. Sen. Murphy Pushes for Gun Safety Measures

June 17, 2016

On Wednesday, Connecticut's U.S. Senator Chris Murphy began a nearly fifteen-hour filibuster to push his colleagues to hold a vote on gun safety measures.

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Increased defense spending for Connecticut


Increased Defense Spending for Connecticut

June 17, 2016

Recently the U.S. Senate approved $16.7 billion in defense spending to Connecticut defense companies in the National Defense Authorization Act. The new funding will help grow Connecticut’s economy and bring more well-paying manufacturing jobs into the state.

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Creating Jobs

Creating Connecticut Jobs

June 10, 2016

In the 2016 legislative session, we made economic growth and support for small businesses a top priority. Keep reading to see some of our 2016 initiatives...

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DDS Bill Moves Forward

May 6, 2016

I’m happy to announce that a bill I’ve supported to improve services for people with intellectual disabilities is headed to the Governor’s desk after passing both the House and Senate. I've co-sponsored SB 294, An Act Concerning Services for Individuals With Intellectual Disability.

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