May 22nd, 2013
12:58 am
May 22nd, 2013 | City
Senator Murphy tries eating on $4.80 a day

$4.80. That’s the daily food budget for the average American enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), better known as food stamps. This week, Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy has vowed to abide by this food budget in order to get a taste of the difficulty that his constituents on food stamps face when trying to keep nutricious diets, […]

Feb 26th, 2013
5:00 pm
February 26th, 2013 | City
Facebook removes tribute pages to Sandy Hook

Facebook has agreed to remove several so-called “tribute pages” for the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting over concerns that the pages were being used to exploit the tragedy. Sen. Richard Blumenthal LAW ’73, Sen. Chris Murphy and Rep. Elizabeth Esty wrote a joint letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg yesterday morning asking that the pages […]

Dec 13th, 2012
8:07 pm
December 13th, 2012 | City
Senator-elect Murphy named to three key committees

Chris Murphy, Connecticut’s senator-elect, has been named to three key committees in the 113th Congress. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reed announced yesterday that he has named Murphy to the Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions (HELP) Committee, the Foreign Relations Committee and the Joint Economic Committee. On the HELP committee — where he will serve alongside Connecticut’s other senator, Richard […]

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