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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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
April 11, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Release Of Internal GM Documents
April 10, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the US - Intervene In GM Recall
April 10, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On GM Decision To Place Two Engineers On Leave
April 7, 2014 Schumer, Blumenthal Statement On NTSB Finding That Metro-North Driver Involved In December Derailment Suffered From Sleep Apnea, Fatigue
April 7, 2014 Gov. Malloy: Lesson From Super Storm Sandy --Connecticut's Transportation Infrastructure Needs "Hardening'
April 3, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
April 1, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On GM Decision To Seek Counsel From High-Profile Compensation Expert
April 1, 2014 Markey Joins Victims, Survivors of Faulty GM Ignition Switches Who Want Action & Answers
March 31, 2014 Blumenthal Commends NHTSA for Issuance Of Long-Delayed Rear Visibility Requirement
March 29, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On GM Decision To Halt Sales Of Chevrolet Cruzes
March 28, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On GM Decision To Expand Recall To Later Model Cars
March 27, 2014 Letter to Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors - Issue Stronger Recall Warnings, Compensate Victims, Work With Congress On Preventative Measures
March 25, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
March 24, 2014 Letter to Eric J. Holder, United States Attorney General - Hold GM Liable for Deaths and Injuries Due to Faulty Ignition Switches
March 20, 2014 Letter to David Friedman, Acting Administrator of National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration - Request for Death Inquiry Request Letters Sent to General Motors Regarding Ignition and Airbag Deployment Defects
March 19, 2014 Blumenthal Statement on MTA Decision to Move Forward with Video Cameras on Trains
March 10, 2014 Schumer, Blumenthal Statement On Death Of Metro-North Worker James Romansoff
March 9, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Defect In General Motors Vehicles
Feb. 26, 2014 Blumenthal To Chair Hearing On Rail Safety
Feb. 25, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On DOT Emergency Order Requiring Stricter Standards To Transport Crude Oil By Rail
Jan. 31, 2014 Blumenthal Statement After First In Series Of Meetings On Operation Deep Dive
Jan. 24, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Metro-North Service Disruption
Dec. 17, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On Metro-North Safety Investments, Enhancements Report
Dec. 13, 2013 New York, Connecticut Delegation Members Lead Effort to Strengthen Metro-North Safety
Dec. 8, 2013 Letter to Federal Railroad Administration - Schumer, Blumenthal Reveal: Over Five Years Ago, NTSB Recommended Critical Safety Monitoring Systems On All Passenger Trains That Could Prevent The Next Accident - But Federal Railroad Authority Has Yet To Take Any Action Putting Those Requirements In Place; Senators Demand FRA To Immediately Begin Implementing Requirements
Dec. 6, 2013 Blumenthal, Murphy Statement On FRA Emergency Order Issued To Metro-North
Dec. 3, 2013 Blumenthal Applauds FRA Directive Urging MTA To Implement Immediate Safety Stand Down, Employee Reporting Program
Dec. 1, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On Metro-North Train Derailment In Bronx, NY
Nov. 5, 2013 Blumenthal Issues Statement Ahead Of NTSB Investigative Hearing On Two Metro-North Train Accidents
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to President Craig Ivey, Consolidated Edison Company of New York - Compensate Metro-North for Power Outage
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Chair Audrey Zibelman, New York Public Service Commission - Compel Consolidated Edison to Compensate Metro-North for Power Outage
Oct. 21, 2013 Blumenthal Announces Field Hearing On Metro-North Power Failure
Sept. 29, 2013 Letter to Sec. Kathleen Burgess, New York State Public Service Commission, and Sec. Patricia Hoffman, United States Dept of Energy - Call for Federal Audit into Power Failure Along Metro-North's New Haven Line
Sept. 25, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On Lawsuit Filed Against DOT For Failing To Issue Rear Visibility Safety Standard
Sept. 24, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On NTSB Investigative Hearing To Be Held On Metro-North Derailment, Collision
Sept. 3, 2013 Blumenthal, Murphy, DeLauro Announce $10 Million For New Haven State Street Station
June 17, 2013 Blumenthal Urges MTA To Immediately Adopt Urgent Safety Recommendation From NTSB
June 10, 2013 MTA Responds to Murphy, Blumenthal, Himes Call for Safety Upgrades, Thorough Investigation
May 22, 2013 Following Connecticut Rail Collision, Senator Blumenthal To Question Secretary Of Transportation Nominee Anthony R. Foxx On Rail Infrastructure Investment
May 2, 2013 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation, and Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Preserve Contract Tower Funding
April 26, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On Congress's Passage Of Bill To Avert Furloughs, Tower Closures
April 22, 2013 Blumenthal Issues Statement Regarding Impact of FAA Furloughs
March 22, 2013 Blumenthal, Murphy Statement on FAA's Decision to Close Air Traffic Control Towers at Six Airports in Connecticut
March 19, 2013 Blumenthal Issues Statement on American Airlines/U.S. Airways Merger Hearing
March 14, 2013 Senator Blunt Co-Sponsors Amendment To Protect Contract Tower Program
March 12, 2013 Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 - Motion to Proceed - Continued
March 8, 2013 Letter to Administrator Huerta - Closure Of Air Traffic Control Towers
March 6, 2013 Connecticut Delegation Releases Statement On Air Traffic Control Tower Closures
Nov. 20, 2012 Letter to Secretary LaHood
Aug. 3, 2012 Senate Approves Bill to Extend Military Employment Protections to Homecoming TSA Officers
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