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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements

Full Name: Richard Blumenthal
Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Cynthia; 4 Children
Birth Date: 02/13/1946
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
Home City: Greenwich, CT
Date Title
Issue Position: Supporting Women
Issue Position: Wall Street Accountability
Issue Position: Green Energy
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Protecting Long Island Sound & Our Environment
Issue Position: Energy & Environment
Issue Position: National Security & the Fight Against Terrorism
Issue Position: Afghanistan
Issue Position: Seniors
Issue Position: Foreign Policy & National Security
Issue Position: Jobs & Economy
Issue Position: Jobs & Economy
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Protecting Children & Families
Issue Position: No Veteran Left Behind
Aug. 21, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - Protect Service Members from Abusive Loan Contracts
Aug. 19, 2014 After Spike in Child Poisonings, Blumenthal, Esty to Call for Safety Caps on Liquid Nicotine
Aug. 14, 2014 Letter to Senator Mikulski, Senator Shelby, Senator Udall, and Senator Johanns - Stop Postal Service Cuts
Aug. 14, 2014 Blumenthal Statement Opposing Potential New MTA Fare Hikes on Connecticut Commuters
Aug. 12, 2014 Murphy, Blumenthal, Esty Announce $107,000 Grant for the Dodgingtown Volunteer Fire Company in Newtown
Aug. 8, 2014 Blumenthal Statement on Iraq
Aug. 8, 2014 Murphy, Blumenthal, DeLauro Announce Federal Grant for West Haven's Allingtown Fire District
Aug. 8, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - Oil & Gas Drilling off the East Coast
Aug. 5, 2014 Blumenthal, Delauro Call On FDA To Strengthen Proposed New Nutrition Labels
Aug. 5, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Investigate 'Aggressive Debt Collection Actions' Against Active Military Members
Aug. 4, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - E-Cigarettes
July 31, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit an Opportunity to Advance LGBT Rights
July 31, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Impose Stiffer Penalty on Ray Rice
July 31, 2014 Letter to Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations - UN Response to the Conflict in Gaza
July 31, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Review of Allotment System Abuses Must Be a Priority
July 31, 2014 Delegation Lauds Rejection of Health Insurance Rate Increase Request
July 31, 2014 Letter to Ozzie Newsome, General Manager of the Baltimore Ravens - Impose Stiffer Penalty on Ray Rice
July 31, 2014 Delegation Lauds Rejection of Health Insurance Rate Increase Request
July 30, 2014 Sen. Warner Joins Bipartisan Bill to Combat Campus Sexual Assault
July 30, 2014 USA Freedom Act
July 30, 2014 Bipartisan Bill Takes Aim at Sexual Assault on Campuses, Protecting Students, Boosting Accountability and Transparency at Colleges and Universities
July 29, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 29, 2014 Blumenthal Statement on Confirmation of Robert McDonald as New Veterans Affairs Secretary
July 29, 2014 Kaine, Blumenthal, Murphy Introduce Bill to Protect Domestic Violence Survivors from Gun Violence
July 23, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Meeting With Central American Ambassadors
July 23, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On DOT Proposed Rule For Rail Transportation Of Crude Oil
July 23, 2014 Refugee Crisis
July 22, 2014 Blumenthal Presses VA Nominee On Staff Shortages, Site-Specific Audit Report, Long Wait Times At VA Health Facilities
July 20, 2014 Blumenthal Statement on Russian Involvement in Downing of MH17
July 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians
July 17, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 17, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Senate Passage Of Terrorism Risk Insurance Act
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