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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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
March 31, 2014 Letter to Ray Mabus, U.S. Navy Secretary - Prohibit Tobacco Sales at Naval Bases and Aboard Ships
March 25, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - FDA Must Regulate E-Cigarettes and Other Nicotine Delivery Products
March 24, 2014 Blumenthal Statement on Use of Liquid Nicotine in E-Cigarettes
March 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Finalize Regulations for Tobacco Products
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
Feb. 19, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Unsafe, Unsanitary Conditions Identified At VA Hospital In West Haven
Feb. 4, 2014 Letter to Chuck Schumer, Chairman, and Pat Roberts, Ranking Member US Senate Committee on Rules and Administration - Ban of E-Cigarettes on Capitol Grounds
Jan. 31, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Tentative Labor Agreement Reached By L+M, AFT Union
Jan. 23, 2014 Blumenthal Unveils And Calls For Action On Historic, Comprehensive Veterans Legislation
Jan. 17, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On New Surgeon General Report About The Health Consequences Of Tobacco Use
Jan. 16, 2014 Blumenthal, Murphy Applaud Gun Violence Prevention Provisions In Omnibus Appropriations Bill
Jan. 15, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 -- Motion To Proceed -- Continued
Jan. 13, 2014 Durbin & Blumenthal Optimistic FDA's New Online Reporting System Will Better Detect Unsafe Dietary Supplements
Dec. 10, 2013 Murphy, Blumenthal, Esty Statement on New Federal Investment in Mental Health Services
Nov. 21, 2013 Senate Concurrent Resolution 26--Recognizing the Need to Improve Physcial Access to Many Federally Funded Facilities for All People of the United States, Particularly People with Disabilities
Nov. 20, 2013 Alzheimer's Disease
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Russell Goldencloud Weiner, Founder and Chief Executive Officer Rockstar, Inc. - Marketing to Children
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Jeff Sessions and Patty Murray - Funding for Medical Research
Nov. 14, 2013 Rep. Chu, Senator Blumenthal & Colleagues Announce Legislation Protecting Reproductive Rights
Nov. 13, 2013 Blumenthal, Baldwin, Boxer, Chu, Fudge, Frankel Announce Legislation To Protect Access To Reproductive Care
Nov. 8, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On Issuance Of Long-Delayed Mental Health Parity Rule
Oct. 16, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki - Rescind Order Kicking 23 Ct Veterans Out Of Rest Homes
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Craig Weiss, President and Chief Executive Officer NJOY - Call on E-Cigarette Makers to Explain Marketing Tactics Targeting Kids
Sept. 5, 2013 Durbin, Blumenthal, Harkin, Carper, Markey Warn Against Dangers of E-Cigs After CDC Releases Date Showing an Increase in Use Among Youth
July 30, 2013 Health Care
July 18, 2013 Nomination of Regina McCarthy to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
June 6, 2013 Letter to the Honorable Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - iEHR Veterans Health Records
June 3, 2013 Letter to the Honorable Margaret A. Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration
May 8, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On Wrigley's Decision To Pull Caffeinated Gum Off The Market
April 26, 2013 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Tom Harkin and Jerry Moran - Senators Seek Support for Seniors
March 21, 2013 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner - Contaminated Drugs in CT Hospital
March 11, 2013 Senators Blumenthal, Gillibrand, Congressman Gibson, Tick-Borne Disease Alliance, And Weill Cornell Medical College Host NYC Forum On Silent Epidemic Of Lyme And Tick-Borne Diseases
March 6, 2013 Blumenthal Urges NLRB To Take Action To Preserve Compensation For Healthbridge Workers
March 3, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On FDA's Surprise Inspections Of Large Compounding Pharmacies
Feb. 4, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On Implementation Of Physician Payments Sunshine Act
Feb. 1, 2013 Letter to Commissioner Hamburg on Energy Drinks And Adolescents
Jan. 24, 2013 Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Introduce Mental Health First Aid Bill
Nov. 15, 2012 Sportsmen's Act of 2012 - Resumed
Oct. 19, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Robert A. Petzel, M.D., Under Secretary for Health, United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Oct. 18, 2012 Letter to Assistant Secretary Woodson
Oct. 15, 2012 Blumenthal Statement in Response to FDA Meningitis Announcement
Oct. 11, 2012 Blumenthal Speaks at Elder Justice Coordinating Council Meeting Hosted by HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder
Oct. 10, 2012 Blumenthal Formally Announces Connecticut Bioscience Company Rib-X Pharmaceuticals First to Receive Special Designation Under His Gain Act Legislation
Oct. 8, 2012 Letter to Commissioner Hamburg
Oct. 2, 2012 Blumenthal Urges Action to Stop "Chemical Restraint" of Dementia Patients
Sept. 14, 2012 Blumenthal Criticizes Obstructionist Procedures by Some in Senate to Block Veterans Jobs Corps Bill
Sept. 13, 2012 Senate Passes Resolution Declaring National Falls Prevention Awareness Day
Sept. 12, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Regina Benjamin, Surgeon General United States Public Health Service
Aug. 30, 2012 Blumenthal Chairs Senate Hearing in State on Lyme Disease Prevention, Hears from Senate Colleague, Patients and Experts
Aug. 27, 2012 Blumenthal Calls on FDA to Act Following New Data on Flavored Tobacco Use
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