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3 hrs ago | CBS Local
Lawmakers demanded General Motors fire its chief lawyer and do more to help crash victims as a Senate subcommittee delved deeper into GM's mishandling of the recall of small cars with defective ignition switches.
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4 hrs ago | Slate Magazine
In the three weeks since the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision, the main congressional response has already sputtered in the Senate.
6 hrs ago | Connecticut Post
The state of Connecticut's opposition to the Department of the Interior 's initial proposed changes to the federal regulations on tribal acknowledgment are particularly destructive with regard to the rights of the Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation of North Stonington, who were acknowledged by the Bureau of Indian Affairs in 2002 after rigorous review of ... (more)
An attorney who is representing several hundred people in civil claims against General Motors has thrown his support behind proposed legislation in the U.S. Senate that would hold executives of auto companies criminally liable for concealing dangerous defects from the public.
Senate Democrats are poised to push an emergency funding bill on the border crisis that slices President Barack Obama's request by $1 billion and ignores calls to overhaul a 2008 anti-trafficking law.
Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on a radical pro-abortion bill sponsored by Sen. Richard Blumenthal and promoted by major pro-abortion advocacy groups.
Robert McDonald said that, if confirmed to oversee the department, he would take action on reforms during his first 90 days in office.
That is a question that Mary Barra may be considering after her latest appearance before a Senate committee investigating the faulty ignition switch problem that resulted in 11 deaths.
NanoViricides, Inc. celebrated the grand opening of its new R&D and cGMP pilot manufacturing facility with Congressman Jim Himes as the Chief Guest yesterday, July 21. In addition, Senator Chris Murphy and Senator Richard Blumenthal sent delegates on their behalf while CT Governor Malloy sent a congratulatory Proclamation and was represented by ... (more)
On June 9, Congressman Mike Honda introduced H.R. 4816, the Toxic Exposure Research and Military Family Support Act of 2014, which is a companion bill to S.1602, introduced by Senator Richard Blumenthal .
When it comes to corporate misbehavior, singling out who is accountable is always a legal conundrum, says a story in the New York Times .
Gov. Dannel Malloy wants to spend $3 million on extra maintenance to avoid more closures of the railroad bridge over the Norwalk River as the state seeks federal funds to replace it, the Associated Press reports .
Sen. Richard Blumenthal has introduced a bill called the Women's Health Protection Act, although if you read any farther than the title, which he'd rather you didn't, you'd find that it and practically everything that follows is a lie.
It has been seven months since a drowsy engineer drove a speeding Metro-North train off the tracks at Spuyten Duyvil, killing four and injuring 59. Months earlier, a derailment and collision near Bridgeport sent 70 to the hospital.
Sens. Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal announced their new pet project Sunday: legislation aimed at driving down the cost of prescription medications for pets.
That's the view of some experts on GM, on the role of a chief counsel and on the responsibilities of CEOs in protecting the companies they lead.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 08:28 am
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