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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Afghanistan
Issue Position: National Security & the Fight Against Terrorism
Issue Position: Foreign Policy & National Security
July 31, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on Initial Operational Readiness of Marine Corps' F-35B Joint Strike Fighter
July 17, 2015 Co-Chairs of the Senate Marine Caucus Issue Statement on Chattanooga Attacks
June 30, 2015 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Health Care
June 18, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on Senate Approval of NDAA for FY2016
June 15, 2015 Military Justice Improvement Act
June 10, 2015 Blumenthal, Murphy Commend New Undersea Warfighting Development Center at Submarine Base New London
June 8, 2015 Blumenthal Outlines Proposals to Bolster National Security and Connecticut Defense Industrial Base
June 8, 2015 National Defense Authorization Act
June 5, 2015 Blumenthal, Mccain, Flake File Amendment to Stop NFL "Patriotism For Profit" Practices
June 4, 2015 Senators John McCain, Jeff Flake and Richard Blumenthal File Amendment to Stop NFL "Patriotism for Profit Practices"
May 22, 2015 Ahead of Memorial Day Sales Promotions, Blumenthal Seeks Protections For Veterans Against Identity Theft
May 15, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on Senate Armed Services Committee Passage of NDAA
April 2, 2015 Blumenthal Statement On Framework For Iran Nuclear Program Deal
March 27, 2015 Letter to Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and Dick Durbin, Vice Chair of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - U.S.-Israel Cooperative Missile Defense Programs
March 10, 2015 Letter to Senator Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations. Barbara Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of Senate Committee on Appropriations - Ukraine Freedom Support Act
March 9, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on Situation in Ukraine
Feb. 20, 2015 Bipartisan Senators Call for Tightened Sanctions on Russia, Increased Military Aid to Ukraine
Feb. 12, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on Senate Confirmation of Ash Carter as Defense Secretary
Feb. 11, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on President's Proposed Resolution to Authorize Military Force Against ISIL
Feb. 4, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State and Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Urgent Support to Jordan in Fight Against ISIL
Feb. 4, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the State, and Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Operations Against ISIS/ISIL
Feb. 4, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Military Assistance to Ukraine
Jan. 6, 2015 Murphy, Blumenthal, Brown, Coons, Merkley Reintroduce Jobs Matter Act
Dec. 12, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Final Passage Of Defense Authorization
Dec. 11, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Senate Cloture Vote On Defense Authorization
Dec. 5, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Nomination Of Ashton Carter To Serve As Secretary Of Defense
Dec. 4, 2014 Blumenthal Applauds House Passage Of National Defense Authorization
Oct. 29, 2014 Gov. Malloy: Electric Boat Expansion Will Further Strengthen State's Reputation as a Leader in the Defense Manufacturing Industry
Oct. 15, 2014 Murphy, Blumenthal, Larson, Courtney, DeLauro, Esty Issue Joint Statement on $592 Million Pratt & Whitney Contract for F135 Engines
Sept. 16, 2014 Los Angeles Times - Many in Congress Not Sold on Obama's Islamic State Strategy
Sept. 11, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Administration Strategy To Counter ISIL
Aug. 8, 2014 Blumenthal Statement on Iraq
April 28, 2014 Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney Applaud New Contract For Next 10 Submarines To Be Built Jointly By Electric Boat
Jan. 27, 2014 Blumenthal, Durbin Statement After Touring Connecticut Aerospace Manufacturers
Jan. 15, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Release Of Defense, Veterans Appropriations
Dec. 23, 2013 Blumenthal, Murphy, Larson Announce $230 Million Air Force Contract For Pratt & Whitney
Dec. 20, 2013 Blumenthal, DeLauro Applaud NDAA Provision Canceling Russian Helicopter Contract
Dec. 19, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2014 -- Continued
Nov. 20, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
Nov. 15, 2013 Courtney, Blumenthal, Murphy Announce $22.5 Million Contract Modification for Electric Boat
Nov. 14, 2013 Military Justice Improvement Act
Nov. 6, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Joined by Survivors, Retired General, Advocates Kick Off Final Two-Week Push For Creating an Independent Military Justice System - Defense Bill Expected on The Floor Before Thanksgiving
Nov. 5, 2013 Hirono, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Protect Military Sexual Assault Victims During 32 Proceedings
Oct. 24, 2013 Blumenthal, Murphy, DeLauro, Larson Announce $1.1 Billion Contract For Pratt And Whitney
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pay National Guard, Reserves During Shutdown
Aug. 30, 2013 Blumenthal And Delauro Call For Immediate Cancellation Of Rosoboronexport Helicopter Contract Following New Allegations Of Wrongdoing
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Cancel All Contracts With Russian Firm Arming Assad
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