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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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: National Security & the Fight Against Terrorism
Issue Position: Afghanistan
Issue Position: Foreign Policy & National Security
Aug. 12, 2014 Murphy, Blumenthal, Esty Announce $107,000 Grant for the Dodgingtown Volunteer Fire Company in Newtown
Aug. 8, 2014 Murphy, Blumenthal, DeLauro Announce Federal Grant for West Haven's Allingtown Fire District
July 17, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Senate Passage Of Terrorism Risk Insurance Act
June 25, 2014 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript: Mental Health Requirements in Gun Sales and VA Scandal
June 5, 2014 Murphy, Blumenthal, Himes, and Finch Applaud Sandy Recovery and Resiliency Efforts
May 22, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On House Passage Of USA Freedom Act
May 9, 2014 $203,000 in Federal Fire Grants Coming to Orange and Waterbury
May 7, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On House Judiciary Action To End Bulk Data Collection
May 2, 2014 Blumenthal Issues Statement In Support of Creation Of First Regional Gasoline Reserve
April 7, 2014 Gov. Malloy: Lesson From Super Storm Sandy --Connecticut's Transportation Infrastructure Needs "Hardening'
April 2, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Mary Landrieu, and Daniel Coats - Strong Support for Firefighters
April 1, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On NSA Use Of Loophole In Surveillance Law To Spy On Americans
March 25, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On President's Proposal To End NSA Phone Data Collection Program
March 25, 2014 The Hill - OVERNIGHT TECH: Obama administration, House Intelligence leaders unveil NSA reform plans
March 20, 2014 Blumenthal, Murphy, Esty Announce $2.46 Million Federal Grant to Alleviate Longtime Meriden Flooding
March 19, 2014 Blumenthal Statement on MTA Decision to Move Forward with Video Cameras on Trains
March 18, 2014 Urgent Need for New Accountability for the Intelligence Community
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
March 17, 2014 Blumenthal Cosponsors Legislation To Encourage Int'l Passport Security & Airplane Passenger Safety
Jan. 23, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On PCLOB Report Declaring NSA Telephone Metadata Program Illegal
Jan. 17, 2014 After Attending President Obama's Speech On NSA Surveillance And The FISA Court, Blumenthal Reacts To Proposed Reforms
Dec. 19, 2013 Blumenthal, Murphy, Delauro, Courtney, Himes Announce $7.5 Million In USDA Funding For Hurricane Sandy Flood Relief & Prevention
Dec. 18, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2013
Dec. 18, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On White House Review Group Recommendations On Intelligence, Communications Technologies
Dec. 16, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On D.C. Circuit Court Ruling On NSA Bulk Data Collection
Dec. 5, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On NSA Collection Of Cellphone Location Data
Nov. 20, 2013 Surveillance Reform
Nov. 1, 2013 Senators Introduce Legislation to Promote Public Awareness of Cyber Security
Oct. 29, 2013 On One-Year Anniversary Of Sandy, Blumenthal Vows To Continue Fighting For Connecticut's Fair Share Of Rebuilding Dollars
Oct. 28, 2013 DeLauro, Gov. Malloy: State to Receive Additional $65 Million for Superstorm Sandy Recovery Efforts
Oct. 24, 2013 DeLauro Applauds Interior Department Grant for Pond Lily Dam Removal
Oct. 24, 2013 Himes, Blumenthal, Murphy Announce $970,000 for Norwalk Flood Mitigation
Sept. 25, 2013 Surveillance Reform Package Ends Bulk Collection of Phone Records; Creates Constitutional Advocate for Secret Court
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Inspector General Charles McCullough III, Director of National Intelligence - Surveillance Authorities
Sept. 17, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On Soon-To-Be-Released Government Audit Revealing Navy Became Lax On Security At Navy Yard, Other Naval Facilities To Reduce Costs
Aug. 21, 2013 Blumenthal Reiterates Call For Special Advocate In Fisa Courts In Light Of Unlawful NSA Collection Of Electronic Communications
Aug. 16, 2013 Blumenthal Statement on NSA Privacy Abuses
Aug. 9, 2013 Blumenthal Applauds President Obama's Support for Special Advocate in FISA Courts
Aug. 8, 2013 Blumenthal Delivers Major Policy Address at Harvard Law School on Legislation to Reform FISA Courts
Aug. 8, 2013 Blumenthal Issues Statement Following New Revelations of NSA Email Surveillance
Aug. 1, 2013 Blumenthal, Wyden, Udall Unveil Major Legislation To Reform FISA Courts
July 15, 2013 Blumenthal, Murphy, Esty Announce Federal Grant for Meriden Interactive Safety Trailer
June 27, 2013 Letter to James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence - Private Records
June 25, 2013 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act
May 30, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On President Obama's Anticipated Nomination Of James Comey To Head The FBI
May 9, 2013 Blumenthal Praises Inclusion Of Cornyn-Blumenthal-Franken Anti-Human Trafficking Amendment In Immigration Bill
March 29, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Army and General Raymond Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army - Renew Call for Army to Fully Review Contractor Cases With Links to Terrorists Groups
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