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

Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
March 6, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Ajit Pai, Chairman of the FCC - Take Action on Robocalls
Feb. 15, 2017 Blumenthal Statement on the Withdrawn Nomination of Andrew Puzder
Feb. 15, 2017 New Food Date Labels a Positive First Step, Blumenthal Announces Intent to Reintroduce Commonsense Food Date Labeling Bill
Feb. 14, 2017 Blumenthal Votes for McMahon as SBA Administrator
Feb. 8, 2017 Letter to Mr. Spencer Williamson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Kaléo Pharmaceuticals - Concern That Kaléo Dramatically Increased the Cost of its Naloxone Injector Device
Jan. 31, 2017 Letter to the President - Urging to Include Broadband in any Infrastructure Initiative
Jan. 12, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the United States - Target Takata Executives
Jan. 12, 2017 As DOJ Nears Takata Settlement, Blumenthal & Markey Call for Stiff Punishment Against Individual Takata Executives
Jan. 10, 2017 Blumenthal, Markey Statement on Volkswagen $3.4 Billion Criminal Penalty
Dec. 23, 2016 Blumenthal to Window Covering Manufacturers: Produce Data Supporting Latest Revision of Safety Standard
Dec. 23, 2016 Letter to Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Island Air, JetBlue Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, United Airlines, Virgin Airlines - Ban E-Cigarettes From Aircraft Cabins
Dec. 23, 2016 Blumenthal Calls for Recall of Exploding E-Cigarettes, Ban From U.S. Skies
Dec. 23, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Robert M. Califf, Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Hon. Elliot F. Kaye, Chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission - Address Safety Risks Associated With Defective, Exploding Electronic Cigarettes
Dec. 16, 2016 Bill Blumenthal Helped Lead to Protect Speech in Online Reviews Signed into Law
Dec. 16, 2016 Letter to Mr. Ralph Vasami, Executive Director of the Window Covering Manufacturers Association - Provide Strong Child Safety Protections for Window Coverings
Dec. 16, 2016 Blumenthal & Markey Slam Anti-Consumer & Anti-Safety FTC Settlements Allowing Used Car Dealers to Advertise Cars with Unrepaired Recalls as 'Safe'
Dec. 16, 2016 Blumenthal & Markey Slam Anti-Consumer & Anti-Safety FTC Settlements Allowing Used Car Dealers to Advertise Cars with Unrepaired Recalls as 'Safe'
Dec. 15, 2016 Blumenthal Lauds Marine One Contract for Sikorsky
Dec. 8, 2016 Blumenthal Welcomes Surgeon General's Report on Youth and Young Adult E-Cigarette Use
Dec. 8, 2016 Blumenthal Applauds Final Passage of Defense Authorization Bill with Significant Victories for Connecticut
Dec. 7, 2016 Letter to Timothy Sloan, CEO of Wells Fargo - Call On Wells Fargo To End Use Of Forced Arbitration So That Consumers Can Seek Justice In Court
Dec. 6, 2016 Markey, Blumenthal Respond to Autonation Decision to Resume Sales of "Deadly" Cars Under Recall
Dec. 5, 2016 Letter to Majority Leader McConnell, Democratic Leader Reid, Speaker Ryan, and Democratic Leader Pelosi - Ensure Buy America Provision is in final Water Resources Development Act Bill
Nov. 1, 2016 Letter to Ms. Heather Bresch, CEO, Mylan - New Questions for Mylan About EpiPen Price Hike, Pricing Strategy
Oct. 26, 2016 Letter to Federal Regulators - Strengthen Accountability Measures for Executive Pay
Oct. 25, 2016 Blumenthal, Markey Welcome Judge's Approval of VW Settlement
Oct. 24, 2016 Connecticut Congressional Delegation Applauds Over $5.1 Million to Provide Job Training and Employment Services in Connecticut
Oct. 19, 2016 Letter to Mr. Gregory Lee, President and CEO, Samsung Electronics North America - Information Regarding Lithium-Ion Battery Defect
Oct. 18, 2016 Blumenthal, Markey on DOT Airline Announcement: New Efforts Welcome, But Much More Must Actually Take Flight
Oct. 17, 2016 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the US - Reject Proposed Mylan Settlement
Oct. 13, 2016 Blumenthal Statement on the CPSC and Samsung Recall of the Galaxy Note7
Oct. 9, 2016 Blumenthal and Murphy Applaud Union Approval of Agreement with Sikorsky
Sept. 27, 2016 Letter to Ms. Marissa Mayer, CEO, Yahoo Inc. - Requesting Information on the Breach of Yahoo! User Data
Sept. 21, 2016 Larson, CT Delegation Applaud Lockheed's Decision to Bring CH-53K King Stallion Helicopter Assembly to Connecticut
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
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