WASHINGTON, DC] – U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) applauded House of Representatives passage of bipartisan legislation to help block robocalls. The Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act approved by the House this week is the result of months of negotiations between the House and Senate. The legislation gives regulators more time to
Today, Connecticut Insurance Department (CID) Commissioner Andrew N. Mais issued a cease and desist order against Aliera Companies, Inc. and Trinity Healthshare, Inc. for conducting an insurance business illegally in Connecticut, and potentially placing consumers at risk. “We are seeing entities in the marketplace misleading consumers and trying to avoid insurance regulation,” said Commissioner Mais.
HARTFORD, CT – Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) released the following statement after the Office of the Inspector General released a report regarding conditions at the West Haven Veterans Administration Hospital: “These findings are deeply alarming, showing widespread failings, systemic deficiencies and inadequate past accountability. Equally troubling is the lack of specific timelines and deadlines for
#WASHINGTON, D.C. – As thousands of Americans prepare to journey by train during the busy holiday travel season, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), lead sponsor of the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (FAIR) Act, led a group of fourteen senators writing Amtrak to “demand that Amtrak immediately eliminate [its] anti-consumer arbitration and class action policy.” In January,
HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont is urging people in Connecticut to use caution as the first significant winter storm of the season begins impacting the state. The forecast as of Sunday afternoon shows that moderate to briefly heavy snow at times will develop across Connecticut during the afternoon and it will mix with
HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he has scheduled Tuesday, January 14, 2020 as the date to hold special elections to fill two vacancies in the Connecticut House of Representatives, including: · the 48th Assembly District, which consists of portions of Colchester, Lebanon, Mansfield, and Windham. The seat was most recently held by
WASHINGTON, DC– Following alarming reports of Google’s efforts to obtain the health records of millions of Americans without their awareness or consent, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) wrote Google today demanding answers to the serious questions and concerns raised by “Project Nightingale.” “We write with concern over reports
#Hartford, CT — Attorney General William Tong joined a coalition of 21 state attorneys general today in filing an amicus brief with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in support of public servants who have been denied promised federal student loan debt forgiveness. The U.S. Department of Education has committed pervasive errors in
WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Today, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Deb Fischer (R-NE), and Edward J. Markey (D-MA) introduced the Stop CO Poisoning Exposures (SCOPE) Act to help protect consumers from the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning associated with keyless ignition technology in vehicles. The bipartisan SCOPE Act requires the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
State Senator Tony Hwang (R-28) was named by Governor Ned Lamont to the Governor’s newly revamped Workforce Council, a body which will be responsible for partnering with the business community and knocking down barriers among state government agencies so that Connecticut can have the most aligned, high-quality, and equitable workforce development system in the country.