Senator Richard Blumenthal

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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has urged state residents to avoid a rush to the stores for the traditional Black Friday sales.

He said retailers have extended their Black Friday sales over the next few weeks because of the COVID-19 pandemic. And most of the sales are also available online.

Covid-19 Vaccine
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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut said the delayed transition of power to President-Elect Joe Biden could also delay the distribution of coronavirus vaccines.

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A foam board manufacturer in Connecticut has developed a storage system that can transport coronavirus vaccines at temperatures as low as negative 70 degrees Celsius. The design could help get doses to millions of people.

Conn. Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal
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Connecticut’s two Democratic U.S. senators have urged their Republican colleagues to join in a demand that federal agencies officially begin the presidential transition process. 

Conn. Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal
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Connecticut’s two U.S. senators, Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, say President-elect Joe Biden’s administration would be good for Connecticut. The Democrats say more federal aid would be directed to the state.

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