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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: Technology and Communication

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
July 15, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Net Neutrality
June 27, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Community Broadband Progress
June 2, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission
May 15, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On FCC Net Neutrality Vote
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Free and Open Internet
May 8, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - E-Cigarette's Harmful Chemical Releases
May 2, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On WH "Big Data' Report
April 29, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communication Commission - Bulk Unlocking of Cell Phones by Resellers
March 24, 2014 Blumenthal Statement on Use of Liquid Nicotine in E-Cigarettes
Feb. 13, 2014 With Cell Phone Thefts Surging, Klobuchar, Mikulski, Blumenthal, Hirono Introduce Legislation to Require a "Kill Switch" on Smartphones to Deter Thieves, Help Protect Consumers
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission - Protect the Open Internet
Feb. 3, 2014 Democratic Leaders Introduce Net Neutrality Legislation
Jan. 18, 2014 In Response To Reports Of Imminent, Ongoing Massive Cyberattacks On Major Retailers, Blumenthal Calls For Strengthened Safeguards Against Hacking, Immediate Notification For Consumers
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Fox News Chair Roger Ailes, CBS News President David Rhodes, ABC News President Ben Sherwood, NBC News President Deborah Turness - Cover Global Warming
Jan. 14, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Verizon V. FCC Ruling
Jan. 13, 2014 Durbin & Blumenthal Optimistic FDA's New Online Reporting System Will Better Detect Unsafe Dietary Supplements
Jan. 13, 2014 Letter to Neiman Marcus Group President Karen Katz - Take Immediate, Proactive Steps To Protect Consumers From Recent Data Breach
Jan. 10, 2014 Blumenthal: New Information About Target Data Breach Underscores Need For FTC Investigation
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Meredith Corporation Chair Stephen Lacy, Cablevision Systems Corporation President James Dolan - Put Connecticut Consumers First By Settling Negotiations To End Blackouts
Dec. 22, 2013 Letter to Federal Trade Commission Chair Edith Ramirez - Investigate Target Security Practices
Dec. 18, 2013 Senators McCain and Blumenthal Applaud Unanimous FCC Vote to Consider Eliminating Sports Blackout Rules
Dec. 18, 2013 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman Federal Trade Commission - E-Cigarette Marketing Practices
Dec. 18, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2013
Dec. 17, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On Frontier Acquisition Of AT&T Assets In CT
Dec. 12, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On FCC Agreement With Cell Phone Providers To Allow Consumers To Unlock Mobile Devices
Nov. 12, 2013 Blumenthal, Mccain Introduce Bill To End Sports Blackouts
Nov. 1, 2013 Senators Introduce Legislation to Promote Public Awareness of Cyber Security
Sept. 20, 2013 Blumenthal, Murphy, Himes Announce USDA SBIR Grant To MetroCrops LLC Of Norwalk
Aug. 1, 2013 Blumenthal, Wyden, Udall Unveil Major Legislation To Reform FISA Courts
July 23, 2013 Blumenthal Teams with McCain As Lead Democratic Co-Sponsor Of "A La Carte" Cable Bill
July 23, 2013 Blog: What Facial Recognition Technology Means for Privacy and Civil Liberties
June 13, 2013 Blumenthal Introduces Legislation To Stop Cramming On Telephone Bills
June 12, 2013 Senators Introduce Legislation to Stop Cramming on Telephone Bills
March 7, 2013 Klobuchar, Lee, Blumenthal Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Allow Cell Phone Unlocking
Feb. 25, 2013 Letter to Mr. Zuckerberg - Remove Pages Exploiting Newtown Victims
Dec. 2, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Jon Leibowitz
Sept. 28, 2012 Blumenthal Statement on FTC's Move to Overhaul Web Privacy Rules to Protect Children
Sept. 18, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Aug. 9, 2012 Blumenthal Applauds FTC Decision to Hold Google Accountable for Privacy Violations
Aug. 7, 2012 Blumenthal Discusses New Bipartisan Proposal to Protect Victims, Pursue Perpetrators of Child Pornography And Sexual Abuse
Aug. 1, 2012 Veterans Jobs Corps Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Continued
Aug. 1, 2012 Blumenthal, Cornyn Introduce Child Protection Act of 2012
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
July 10, 2012 Delegation Praises Fuel Cell Power Plant at CCSU
July 2, 2012 Blog: NFL Blinks on Blackouts
May 15, 2012 Blog: The Password Protection Act Will Protect Employees' Private, Personal Information
May 10, 2012 Securing American Jobs Through Exports Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
May 9, 2012 Heinrich Introduces Password Protection Act of 2012
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