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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

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
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 General Martin E. Dempsey - Cancel All Contracts With Russian Firm Arming Assad
July 30, 2013 Blumenthal, Boxer, Gillibrand Applaud Inclusion Of $25 Million Special Victims' Counsel Program In Defense Appropriations Bill
July 18, 2013 Executive Session
July 18, 2013 Blumenthal Urges Joint Chiefs Of Staff Chairman To Reconsider Russian Helicopter Contract
July 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - Russian Made Helicopter Contract
April 11, 2013 Blumenthal Issues Statement on President Obama's Budget Proposal and Impact to Connecticut Defense Industry
April 11, 2013 Ayotte, Blumenthal Introduce "Never Contract with the Enemy" Bill
March 19, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
Feb. 14, 2013 Executive Session
Feb. 14, 2013 Executive Session
Feb. 12, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On Vote Of Senate Armed Services Committee On Hagel Nomination
Jan. 31, 2013 Hearing of the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services - Confirmation Hearing of the Nomination of the Honorable Charles T. Hagel
Jan. 22, 2013 Blumenthal Calls For A Dramatic And Drastic Increase In Aid To Syrian Refugees
Jan. 18, 2013 Blumenthal And Whitehouse Statement On Visit To Afghanistan
Jan. 13, 2013 FOX "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" Transcript: President Obama's Picks for National Security Team
Jan. 7, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On Nomination Of Former Senator Chuck Hagel For Secretary Of Defense
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iran
Dec. 6, 2012 Letter to The Honorable John McHugh, and The Honorable Raymond Odierno
Nov. 21, 2012 Blumenthal Statement On Cease-Fire In Gaza
Sept. 21, 2012 Sportsmen's Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
Sept. 18, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
Sept. 12, 2012 Blumenthal Statement on Attack on U.S. Consulate in Benghazi
July 26, 2012 Cybersecurity Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Continued
July 26, 2012 Cybersecurity Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
July 19, 2012 Bring Jobs Home Act--Motion to Proceed
July 11, 2012 Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act
June 29, 2012 Bill to Prevent Human Trafficking in Government Contracting Overseas Passed by Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee
May 24, 2012 CT Senators on Committee Passage of NDAA
May 24, 2012 Ayotte Seeks Recognition for Afghanistan Veterans
May 24, 2012 Senators Reintroduce Resolution Ruling Out 'Containment' Strategy of Nuclear-Armed Iran
May 9, 2012 Heinrich Introduces Password Protection Act of 2012
April 25, 2012 Letter to Leon Panetta, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Defense
April 5, 2012 Lieberman, Blumenthal, Courtney Announce $25.2 Million in Repair Contracts for Electric Boat
April 2, 2012 Lieberman, Blumenthal Statement on USS Mississippi Homeporting Decision
March 12, 2012 Letter to Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense
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