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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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
Issue Position: Jobs & Economy
July 14, 2014 Letter to David Green, CEO of Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. - Coverage of Contraceptives for Hobby Lobby Employees
July 9, 2014 Following Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Decision, Murphy, Blumenthal Co-Sponsor Legislative Fix to Protect Women's Health
June 25, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Senate Passage Of Workplace Investment Opportunity Act
April 30, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Senate Failure To Advance Minimum Wage Bill
April 29, 2014 Minimum Wage Fairness Act -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued
April 8, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act
March 19, 2014 DeLauro, Blumenthal Discuss Bill To Ensure Fair Employment Opportunities
March 5, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On President's Visit To Connecticut To Push For Federal Minimum Wage Increase
Feb. 4, 2014 Murphy, Blumenthal Statement on Raising the Minimum Wage in CT
Jan. 31, 2014 DeLauro, Johnson, Blumenthal Introduce Bill to Ensure Fair Employment Opportunities
Dec. 30, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On CT Veteran Job Training Report
Nov. 8, 2013 Blumenthal, Lembo, LGBT Advocates Call On Speaker Boehner To Bring Employment Non-Discrimination Bill To House Floor
Nov. 7, 2013 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013
Nov. 5, 2013 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed-- Continued
May 7, 2013 Letter to OMB Director Burwell - End To Regulation Delay Endangering Workers And Children
Feb. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Workplace Discrimination
Sept. 20, 2012 Senators Say Hands Off Social Security
Sept. 13, 2012 Blumenthal Introduces VOW to Hire Heroes Extension, Bill Would Simplify Hiring of Unemployed Vets
July 18, 2012 Senators, Business Leaders, Workers Join to Urge Passage of the Bring Jobs Home Act
July 16, 2012 Blumenthal, Connecticut Workers Call for Immediate Passage of Bill to Bring Jobs Home From Abroad
July 2, 2012 Lieberman, Blumenthal, Himes, DeLauro Announce Job Training and Housing Placement Grants for Veterans
June 20, 2012 DeLauro, Franken, Blumenthal Introduce Bill to Restore Workers' Right to Challenge Workplace Discrimination in Court
June 7, 2012 CT Delegation Pledges to Assist Northrop Grumman Workers, Presses Company for Answers
June 5, 2012 Paycheck Fairness Act - Motion to Proceed--Resumed
May 9, 2012 Senators and Congressmen Introduce Password Protection Act of 2012
April 24, 2012 Providing for Congressional Disapproval of the Rule Submitted by the NLRB Relating to Representation Election Procedures -- Motion to Proceed
April 22, 2012 Blumenthal: Broken Regulatory Process Costs Lives, Threatens Worker Safety 25 Years After L'Ambiance Tragedy
April 17, 2012 Blumenthal Statement On National Equal Pay Day
March 25, 2012 Letter to Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General of Department of Justice
March 25, 2012 Letter to Mr. Berrien, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Chair
March 9, 2012 Blumenthal Statement on February Jobs Numbers
March 2, 2012 Blumenthal, DeLauro, Murphy, Businesses Spotlight Federal Investment in CT Workforce and Competitiveness
Feb. 1, 2012 Senators Blumenthal, Kirk Introduce Expanded Pension Revocation Amendment to STOCK Act
Dec. 22, 2011 Blumenthal Statement on House-Senate Agreement on Payroll Tax Cut
Dec. 9, 2011 Push For Extension and Increase of Payroll Tax Cut
Dec. 1, 2011 Blumenthal Urges Extension and Increase Payroll Tax Cut for Middle Class
Nov. 14, 2011 Introduction of Bill to Combat Unemployment
Oct. 14, 2011 Blumenthal Announces Next Measure in Series of Jobs Proposals
Oct. 4, 2011 Nearly $10 Million Awarded For Job Training in Connecticut
Sept. 21, 2011 DeLauro, Johnson, Blumenthal Join Allies to Call for Action on Fair Employment Opportunity Act
Aug. 18, 2011 Letter to Senate Colleagues
Aug. 8, 2011 Senator Blumenthal Statement on President's Address on S&P Downgrade
Aug. 2, 2011 Blumenthal, Gillibrand, Brown Introduce Legislation Outlawing Discriminatory Hiring Practices
June 22, 2011 Lieberman and Blumenthal Announce $5.8 Million Green Jobs Innovation Grant
May 19, 2011 NLRB
April 11, 2011 Sens. Brown, Harkin, Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Prevent Payroll Fraud, Protect Workers' Rights, and Level Playing Field for Employers
Aug. 25, 2010 Norwich Bulletin - Blumenthal Visits Northeastern Chamber of Commerce
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Workforce & Labor
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