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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: Animals and Wildlife

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
Feb. 27, 2014 Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney Announce $32 Million In Federal Funds For Fishery Disaster
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary Department of Commerce - Waive State Matching Requirment on Behalf of New Hampshire Fisheries
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security - Save Tax Dollars and Keep Plum Island Facility Open
Oct. 30, 2013 Bipartisan Bill Would Empower Local Nonprofit Restoration Groups to Complete Habitat Improvement Projects, Protecting Northwest Salmon
Oct. 25, 2013 Letter to Senate Farm Bill Conferee - Include Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Language in 2013 Farm Bill
Aug. 26, 2013 Blumenthal Reiterates Calls For Further Strengthening Animal Fighting Laws After 367 Animals Are Rescued, 10 Suspects Arrested In Multi-State Dog Fighting Raid
May 3, 2013 Letter to Chairman Reed and Ranking Member Murkowski - Protect Long Island Sound
Feb. 1, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk - Trade and Food Safety
Dec. 5, 2012 Senators Hail Final Senate Passage Of Legislation To Make Attendance At An Animal Fight A Crime
Dec. 4, 2012 Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act
Sept. 18, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Boehner, and Minority Leader Pelosi
Sept. 13, 2012 Lieberman, Blumenthal, Courtney, Malloy Applaud Department of Commerce Disaster Declaration for Northeast Groundfish Fisheries
June 21, 2012 Blumenthal Hails Final Passage of Farm Bill, Legislation Includes Animal Fighting Amendment
June 20, 2012 Blumenthal Hails Passage of Legislation to Make Attendance at Animal Fights a Crime
June 15, 2012 Blumenthal Joins Animal Advocates, Calls for Passage of Legislation to Make Attendance at Animal Fight a Crime
Feb. 3, 2012 New England Senators to Commerce Department: Don't Sink Historic Cod Fishing Industry
Dec. 6, 2011 Introduction of Bipartisan Bill to Crack Down on Animal Fighting
Nov. 15, 2011 Letter to Ken Salazar, Secretary of Interior - Wilderness Designation for Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
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