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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
May 24, 2016 Letter to Mr. Bill DeLaney, President and CEO of Sysco Corporation - Call on Sysco to Ensure No Human Trafficking in Seafood Supply Chain
May 9, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Robert M. Califf, M.D., Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Robust Requirements For Using The Term "Natural" On Food Labels
May 5, 2016 Blumenthal Welcomes CFPB Action On Forced Arbitration
April 28, 2016 Blumenthal. Franken Introduce Legislation to Ensure Access to Justice for Telecommunications Consumers
April 18, 2016 Letter to Norman C. Bay, Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission - Call to Fund Office of Public Participation, Give Consumers a Voice
Feb. 25, 2016 In Wake of VW Scandal, Rush, Pallone, Markey, Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Fine Automakers for Violating Emissions Rules
Feb. 10, 2016 Blumenthal, Markey Statement on VW Recall of 850,000 Vehicles with Potentially-Lethal Takata Airbags
Feb. 2, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Recall Every Vehicle with Potentially-Lethal Takata Airbags, Use Every Tool Available to Accelerate Repairs
Feb. 2, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jenny R. Young, Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - EEOC Action to Protect Employees' Family Health Information
Jan. 29, 2016 Letter to Wayne Pesce, President Connecticut Food Association - Ban Openly Carried Firearms in Stores
Jan. 15, 2016 Markey & Blumenthal Statement on Voluntary NHTSA-Automaker Safety Agreement
Jan. 7, 2016 Letter to Michael Horn, CEO Volkswagen Group of America - Compensation Options for Car Owners Decieved by Company's Emmission Default Devices
Jan. 5, 2016 After Efforts from Markey, Klobuchar and Blumenthal, Department of Justice Sues Volkswagen for Emissions Violations
Jan. 4, 2016 Markey, Blumenthal Statement On Takata Manipulation Of Airbag Test Data
Dec. 23, 2015 Blumenthal, Markey on NHTSA Recall Completion Rates: "Completely Unacceptable and a Massive Disappointment"
Dec. 21, 2015 Blumenthal, Durbin Statement on FDA Creation of Dietary Supplement Program
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to 167 Liquid Nicotine Retailers - Marketing Flavored Liquid-Nicotine Using Recognizable Brand Names
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - To Urge the Federal Trade Commission to Investigate Liquid-Nicotine Retailers' Advertising
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to 25 Candy, Cereal, Food and Drink Companies - Liquid-Nicotine Retailers Using Trademarked Brand Names
Dec. 15, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on Senate Approval of Legislation Protecting Free Speech in Online Reviews
Dec. 15, 2015 Markey, Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Increase Protections for Online Consumers
Dec. 10, 2015 Markey, Blumenthal Statement on NHTSA- Fiat Civil Penalty Settlement on Failure to Report Legally Required Auto Safety Data
Nov. 24, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exective Action on Gun Control
Nov. 23, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Take Executive Action to Reduce Gun Violence
Nov. 19, 2015 Letter to Michael Horn, President and CEO, Volkswagen (VW) Group of America - Buy Back Polluting Vehicles at Fair Market Value
Nov. 18, 2015 Durbin, Blumenthal Statement on DOJ, Federal Agencies Bringing Criminal and Civil Charges Against More than 100 Dietary Supplement Makers and Marketers
Nov. 5, 2015 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act
Nov. 4, 2015 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2016 -- Motion to Proceed-- Continued
Nov. 3, 2015 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Prison Prepaid Cards
Nov. 3, 2015 Letter to CEO's of Major Corporations - Don't Give Up on Congress in Climate Efforts
Oct. 28, 2015 Regulating Tobacco
Oct. 28, 2015 Blumenthal, Murphy, Delauro, Larson, Courtney, Esty Announce Over $800,000 in USDA Funding for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects
Oct. 27, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on Education Department's Increased Protections for Financial Aid Students
Oct. 26, 2015 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Char of Federal Trade Commission - Collusion by Saline Solution Manufacturers
Oct. 23, 2015 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman Federal Trade Commission - Investigate Deceptive Marketing and Price Gouging By Electric Suppliers
Oct. 22, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on FTC Final Consent Order with BMW Over Conditioned Warranty Coverage
Oct. 19, 2015 Blumenthal, Boxer, Colleagues Praise the Federal Trade Commission for Plans to Increase Scrutiny of E-Cigarette Marketing Practices
Oct. 15, 2015 Blumenthal, Durbin Statement on New Study Identifying Dietary Supplement Use Causes More Than 20,000 E.R. Visits Every Year
Oct. 13, 2015 Schumer, Blumenthal: U.S. Must Send Dramatic & Strong Message That Actions Like Volkswagen's Will Never Be Tolerated Again; Consumers, Taxpayers Deserve to be Made Whole
Oct. 8, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on Alleged Insider Trading at Fantasy Sports Companies
Oct. 7, 2015 Letter to John Legere, CEO, T-Mobile and Brian Cassin, CEO, Experian - Answers on Breath of Customer Data
Oct. 7, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on CFPB Plan to Curb Use of Forced Arbitration Clauses
Oct. 6, 2015 Following Failure to Prosecute Individuals Complicit in GM Ignition-Switch Cover-Up, Blumenthal, Casey Re-Introduce Hide No Harm Act
Sept. 30, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on DOD Concerns Over Lockheed Martin Acquisition of Sikorsky Aircraft
Sept. 30, 2015 Following Senators' Urging, DOT Identifies, Takes Action against Airline Passenger Discrimination
Sept. 28, 2015 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the United States - Take Strong Civil and Criminal Actions Against Volkswagen for Any Violations
Sept. 28, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney General - Take Strong Civil and Criminal Actions Against Volkswagen for Any Violations
Sept. 22, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on Reported DOJ Criminal Investigation into Volkswagen
Sept. 17, 2015 Blumenthal, Markey Statement on Reported DOJ-GM Settlement
Sept. 8, 2015 Blumenthal Applauds AutoNation Decision to Cease Sales of Cars Under Recall
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