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Stories with person: Chris Murphy
  • Connecticut officials praise changes on tribal recognition 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 6:45 pm

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut's top elected leaders are declaring victory in their efforts to see that it does not become easier for local American Indian tribes to obtain federal recognition.

  • After Charleston shootings, gun curbs dormant in Congress story has photos
    Updated: Jun-20-15 3:14 am

    WASHINGTON - This week's slaughter of nine people in a South Carolina church left prospects that Congress will curb guns right where they've been for years - remote for now, according to lawmakers and activists on both sides of the issue.

  • Gun rights still trumping gun controls in politics story has photos
    Updated: Jun-19-15 6:48 pm

    WASHINGTON - They offered prayers and moments of silence. They sought to comfort. Some flashed with anger and frustration that, once again, America was forced to confront another mass shooting.

  • Connecticut gun permit law prompts federal legislation 
    Updated: Jun-11-15 5:32 pm

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation announced Thursday they have introduced new federal legislation to encourage other states to develop handgun permitting programs similar to the system currently operating in Connecticut.