Timeline PhotosMedicare and Medicaid turn 56 today.
Thanks to these lifesaving programs, 140 million Americans have health insurance. And my Build Back Better Agenda will add to that by expanding Medicare benefits, reducing prescription drug costs, and closing the Medicaid coverage gap. ... See MoreSee Less
I’m pleased that this bipartisan bill includes much-needed funding to begin addressing the state of good repair backlog plaguing our railroads and make other key investments in infrastructure, and I was happy to vote to proceed to debate on the bill. Moving forward, I’m going to keep pushing for the necessary resources to make truly transformative improvements in the Northeast Rail Corridor.
As Congress considers the next phase of the infrastructure package, I’m also working to fund workforce development programs, community violence prevention, and other initiatives that would make a real difference in the lives of people in Connecticut. ... See MoreSee Less
“What happened on Jan. 6 was monstrous, the product of a dangerous, anti-democratic sickness haunting parts of the American right. This is the sort of event that a free nation must come to terms with, not ignore; investigate, not sweep under the rug; and understand, not dismiss as a one-off display of violence,” writes E.J. Dionne in his recent op-ed. ... See MoreSee Less