Category: Politics

BridgeportMayor Ganim, Leadership of U.S. Conference of Mayors Join Video Conference with President- Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Harris

BRIDGEPORT, CT – Bridgeport Mayor Ganim is among the leadership of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, consisting of approximately 60 bi-partisan mayors from across the country, that were joined on a call today with President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Harris. Today’s video conference hosted by President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Harris was a focused discussion…

Fox Reappointed Government Administration and Elections Chair

Speaker-designate Ritter, Maj. Leader Rojas laud legislators’ ability to work across aisle Connecticut House Speaker-designate Matt Ritter and House Majority Leader Jason Rojas today announced that State Representative Dan Fox (D-Stamford) has been reappointed Government Administration and Elections Chair. “Dan was the thrust behind a bill that allowed voting by absentee ballot for all Connecticut…

Blumenthal, Murphy announce gun safety bill to ensure completion of background checks

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today announced they will introduce the NICS Data Integrity Act, a bill that would allow the FBI to keep gun-purchase records until background checks are complete. Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) in February introduced companion legislation in the House of Representatives.…

Lamont: MA joins CT, NY, NJ RI, PA, and DE’s multi-state council to get people back to work and restore the economy

HARTFORD, CT – Recognizing that their states have one integrated regional economy, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, Delaware Governor John Carney today announced Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is joining the multi-state council to restore the economy…

Blumenthal issues a statement on the appointment of Brian Miller to be Special Inspector General

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) released the following statement after President Trump appointed Brian Miller, a member of the White House Counsel’s office, to be the Special Inspector General overseeing the pandemic recovery: “By choosing a White House lawyer as the Special Investigator General, President Trump’s intent couldn’t be more clear: he’s…