715Sep 16, 2010
Presidential Remarks at Richard Blumenthal Fundraiser
President Obama spoke at a campaign fundraiser in Stamford, Connecticut for state Attorney General Richard Blumenthal who was running as the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate. His Republican ...
116May 18, 2010
Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal News Conference
Connecticut Attorney General and U.S. Senate Candidate Blumenthal speaks to reporters about a New York Times report claiming he had distorted his record on service during the Vietnam War.
2,399May 4, 2010
Criminal Prosecutions for Financial Fraud
Legal experts testified about potential legal means to prosecute Wall Street brokers for fraud when they act against the interests of clients. Following their testimony, Assistant Attorney ...
105Sep 17, 2009
Housing Market Fraud
State attorneys general spoke to reporters following a meeting with state and federal officials on combating fraud against consumers in the housing markets.
166Mar 2, 2009
Children on Social Networking Websites
A discussion was held on protecting children from sexual predators on social networking sites. Among the topics addressed were law enforcement policies and practices, technology developments ...
129May 15, 2008
Nursing Home Safeguards
Witnesses testified about the quality of nursing home care, safety and security of patients in nursing facilities, and enforcement of regulations governing the administration of nursing home care ...
470Dec 5, 2006
Insider Trading and Hedge Funds
The Senate Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing on enforcement of criminal insider trading and hedge fund activity. The hearings focused on whistle-blowing protections and Gary ...
100Sep 26, 2006
Judicial Nominations Hearing
The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the nominations of Michael Wallace to the 5th Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals and of Vanessa Bryant to the U.S. District Court of ...
45Aug 9, 2006
Connecticut Democratic Party Senate Campaign
Connecticut Democratic Party leaders spoke to reporters about the results of the primary election and stated their support for Ned Lamont, who had defeated incumbent Democratic Senator Lieberman in ...
204Jun 28, 2006
Making the Internet Safe for Children, Day 2
The committee held a hearing about sexual child predators who operate on the Internet and whether or not major Internet service, content providers, and social networking Web sites are doing enough ...
187May 9, 2006
No Child Left Behind Hearing on Testing
Witnesses testified in the second in a series of regional hearings on the No Child Left Behind Act. Several Connecticut officials talked about the debate in that state over testing and how to ...
56Apr 4, 2006
Taxpayer Privacy Rules Public Comment
The Internal Revenue Service held a public hearing on proposed regulations to protect the privacy of taxpayers while facilitating electronic tax administration. Representatives of various tax ...
38Aug 25, 2005
Education Funding Lawsuit
Mr. Blumenthal via video feed discussed the filing of a federal lawsuit on Monday by the state of Connecticut that challenged the No Child Left Behind program. He argued that the plan is ...
72Nov 16, 2004
Insurance Brokerage and Regulation Practices
Witnesses testified before the committee about regulation of the insurance industry and potential conflicts of interest for insurance brokers. They spoke about insurance brokerage practices and ...
39Mar 18, 2003
Witnesses testified about ways to regulate Internet gambling. Among the topics they addressed were restricting the flow of funds to gaming sites by regulating credit card companies or Internet ...
79Mar 10, 2003
Terrorism and Nuclear Power Security
Witnesses testified about nuclear power plant safety and security and the potential for terrorist attacks on nuclear facilities. Among the issues they addressed were access to power plants, ...
139Nov 13, 2002
Sex Offender Registration Laws
Following oral arguments before the Supreme Court, attorneys talked to reporters about sex offender registration laws, commonly referred to as "Megan’s Law(s)", and the legal challenges to ...
158Oct 16, 2002
Offshore Tax Havens
Witnesses testified about financial tactics used by several companies to avoid paying U.S. taxes by moving assets to off-shore holdings. Among the topics they addressed were various abusive ...
312Jun 25, 2002
Offshore Tax Avoidance
Some U.S. corporations have been accused of using tax loopholes that allow them to set up headquarters in foreign countries and avoid paying U.S. taxes. The House Ways and Means subcommittee ...
39Jan 8, 2002
Federal Clean Air Act
Northeastern states attorneys general spoke to reporters about Bush administration plans to curtail restrictions on power plant emissions charging that the proposals violated the federal Clean Air ...
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