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

Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Sr, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Working Families for U.S. Senate
Date Title
Sept. 27, 2016 Letter to Ms. Marissa Mayer, CEO, Yahoo Inc. - Requesting Information on the Breach of Yahoo! User Data
Sept. 15, 2016 Letter to the Hon. John King, Secretary, Department of Education - Regarding the Closure of ITT Tech and Associated Student Debt Relief Measures
Sept. 7, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services - Seeking Clarification on the Circumstances of the EpiPen Misclassification and Calling for a Nationwide Investigation
Sept. 6, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Edith Ramirez, Chariwoman, Federal Trade Commission - Federal Investigation into Possible Antitrust Violations by EpiPen Manufactrurer
Sept. 6, 2016 Blumenthal on Carlson Harassment Settlement: How Many More Victims are Suffering in Silence?
Aug. 31, 2016 Blumenthal & Markey Call for Federal Investigation of Takata Truck Explosion
Aug. 31, 2016 Letter to Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Provide Information on the Effects of Mylan's Price Increases on Government Prescription Drug Costs
Aug. 22, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy - Keep Marine One Work in Connecticut
Aug. 4, 2016 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Broad Coalition of Senate Democrats Call on Top Consumer Agency to Move Swiftly to Limit Unfair Arbitration Agreements in Everyday Financial Contracts
Aug. 4, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Call to Help Improve Vehicle Cybersecurity and Privacy Protections
July 29, 2016 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Call on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to Protect U.S. Dairy Farmers from the Dairy Industry Financial Crisis
July 26, 2016 Letter to Toshikai Mikoshiba, President and CEO of Honda North America - Blumenthal & Markey Call on Honda to Immediately Issue "Do Not Drive" Order for Vehicles with These Air Bags
July 21, 2016 After Letter From Blumenthal, Department of Justice Seeks to Block Proposed Health Insurer Mergers
July 20, 2016 Blumenthal Comment on Beer Industry Merger Settlement After His Calls for Close Scrutiny
July 20, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Richard Cordray, Director, Consumer Finacial Protection Bureau - Strengthen Proposed Small-Dollar Lending Rules
July 15, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Kathryn D. Sullivan, Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere - Combat Seafood Fraud and Illegal and Unregulated Fishing
July 14, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Mark Rosekind, Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Honorable Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman, Federal Trade Commission - FTC Settlements Allowing Used Car Dealers to Advertise Cars with Unrepaired Recalls as "Safe" Are Anti-Consumer & Anti-Safety
July 14, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John King, Secretary of Education, The Honorable Edith Ramirez, Chairman, Federal Trade Commission, The Honorable Richard Cordray, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and The Honorable Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Act to Protect Students & Veterans From Fraudulent Institutions Like Trump University
July 13, 2016 Markey and Blumenthal Applaud 2nd Circuit Court Decision Allowing Victims of Gm Ignition Switch Defect to Have Their Day in Court
July 8, 2016 Murphy, Blumenthal, Larson, Courtney, Delauro Announce $1.5 Billion Contract For Pratt & Whitney To Make 10th Batch Of F-35 Engines
July 7, 2016 Blumenthal: Senate-Approved GMO Labeling Law is Fundamentally Anti-Consumer
July 7, 2016 National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2015
July 1, 2016 Murphy, Blumenthal, Larson, Courtney, Delauro Announce More Than $1 Billion Air Force Contract For Pratt & Whitney
June 30, 2016 Blumenthal, Gillibrand, Klobuchar Provision to Boost American Manufacturing Passes Commerce Committee
June 30, 2016 Blumenthal, Schatz, Wyden, Merkley, Booker Introduce Comprehensive Legislation to Reduce Food Waste
June 29, 2016 After Effort From Klobuchar and Blumenthal, Window Cord Manufacturers To Revise Safety Standards To Protect Children From Strangulation
June 28, 2016 Blumenthal Welcomes CPSC and IKEA Recall of Dangerous Chests and Bureaus After Fatal Tipovers
June 28, 2016 Blumenthal, Markey Applaud Partial VW Settlement in Emissions Cheating Scandal
June 23, 2016 Blumenthal, Markey Statement on Reported VW Settlement
June 23, 2016 Senators Markey and Blumenthal Statement on Reported VW Settlement
June 22, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Renata Hesse, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, United States Department of Justice - Block Proposed Health Insurer Mergers
June 14, 2016 Blumenthal: Decision to Uphold Net Neutrality Rules is a Win for Consumers, Entrepreneurs & Innovators
June 14, 2016 Letter to Board Members of the United States Chamber of Commerce - Findings of an Investigation into the Lobbying Activities of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
June 9, 2016 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2017
June 9, 2016 Sens. Markey & Blumenthal and Rep. Eshoo Hold Press Conference to Reform Set-Top Box Industry
June 8, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communications Commision - Protect Americans from Unwanted Robocalls and Robotexts
June 7, 2016 Letter to Secretary Foxx, Attorney General Lynch - Calling on DOT, DOJ to Investigate Airline Surcharges
June 2, 2016 Blumenthal Applauds CFPB Proposal to Rein in Predatory Payday Lending Practices
June 1, 2016 Blumenthal & Markey Statement On Report Revealing Cars Still Being Made With Takata Airbags
May 31, 2016 Letter to Mr. Vasami - Calling on the Window Covering Manufacturers Association to Implement Strongest Possible Child Safety Protections
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 19, 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
May 18, 2016 Introducing Commonsense Bill to Standardize Food Date Labeling
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 28, 2016 Franken, Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Ensure Access to Justice for Telecommunications Consumers
April 28, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communication Commission - Urging 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
March 15, 2016 Genetically Modified Food Labeling Bill
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