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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
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: No Veteran Left Behind
Issue Position: Supporting Women
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
July 8, 2014 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed - Continued
July 7, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Access Audit
June 26, 2014 Blumenthal, Brown Introduce Legislation To Protect Seniors From Losing Their Doctors
June 25, 2014 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript: Mental Health Requirements in Gun Sales and VA Scandal
June 24, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee - Conference Meeting
June 23, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Allegations Of Wrongdoing, Whistleblower Retaliation By VA Medical Inspector
June 20, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On HHS Decision To Improve Management, Accountability Of Aca Website Ahead Of 2015 Open Enrollment Period
June 16, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Allegations Of Whistleblower Retaliation At VA
June 16, 2014 Congressman Honda Introduces Toxic Exposure Research and Military Support Act of 2014
June 11, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Senate Passage Of Bipartisan VA Health Care Bill
June 11, 2014 Veterans Health Care
June 10, 2014 Letter to Martin Barrington, Nicandro Durante, Ling Chenqing, Alison Cooper, Pierre de Labouchere, Murray Kessler, Andre Calantzopoulos, Daniel Delen, J. Pieter Sikkel, and George Freeman III - Protect Children from Nicotine Poisoning
June 9, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On VA Audit Report
June 9, 2014 Blumenthal, McCain Lead Bipartisan Group Of Senators In Calling On DOJ To Immediately Investigate Evidence Of Criminal Wrongdoing At VA Medical Facilities
June 9, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Investigate Evidence of Criminal Wrongdoing at VA Medical Facilities
June 5, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Bipartisan VA Health Care Deal
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 2, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs
May 30, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Resignation Of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki
May 28, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On VA Inspector General Report On Veterans Health Administration
May 27, 2014 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Isla Vista Shooting
May 23, 2014 Connecticut Delegation Seeks Audit Results for Connecticut VA Medical Facilities
May 23, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Affairs Concerns
May 15, 2014 Blumenthal, Harkin Introduce Bill To End Federal Tax Subsidy For Unhealthy Food, Beverage Marketing To Children
May 8, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - E-Cigarette's Harmful Chemical Releases
April 28, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Call On FDA To Expedite Review Of Pain Killers With Abuse-Deterrent Properties
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
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