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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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: Veterans
Issue Position: No Veteran Left Behind
Aug. 21, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - Protect Service Members from Abusive Loan Contracts
July 29, 2014 Blumenthal Statement on Confirmation of Robert McDonald as New Veterans Affairs Secretary
July 22, 2014 Blumenthal Presses VA Nominee On Staff Shortages, Site-Specific Audit Report, Long Wait Times At VA Health Facilities
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
July 7, 2014 Blumenthal Announces Amtrak To Expand Discounts To Veterans
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 19, 2014 Kaine, Burr, Blumenthal Introduce Resolution to "Welcome Home" Post 9/11 Veterans on Veterans Day 2014
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 9, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On VA Audit Report
June 9, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Investigate Evidence of Criminal Wrongdoing at VA Medical Facilities
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 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 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 14, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Obama Decision To Assign Deputy Chief Of Staff To Oversee VA Department
April 30, 2014 Blumenthal Issues Statement in Support Of Military Sexual Assault Survivors' Suit Against the VA
April 30, 2014 Burr, Begich, Sanders Lead on Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Benefits to Veterans
March 5, 2014 Blumenthal To Hagel: Review Vietnam Veterans' Bad Paper Discharges
Feb. 27, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Republicans Blocking Comprehensive Veterans Bill
Feb. 26, 2014 Health Care
Feb. 12, 2014 Blumenthal Applauds Restoration Of Military Retiree COLA Funding
Feb. 11, 2014 Blumenthal Again Calls For Reversal Of Military Retiree COLA Reduction
Feb. 11, 2014 Repealing Section 403 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed - Continued
Feb. 3, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Jan. 28, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Recent Changes to the U.S. Military Retirement System
Jan. 23, 2014 Blumenthal Unveils And Calls For Action On Historic, Comprehensive Veterans Legislation
Jan. 16, 2014 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
Jan. 8, 2014 Blumenthal, Shaheen File Amendment To Unemployment Insurance Extension Legislation That Would Preserve Benefits For Military Retirees By Closing Corporate Tax Loopholes
Jan. 8, 2014 Military Retirement Restoration Act
Dec. 30, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On CT Veteran Job Training Report
Dec. 19, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2014 -- Continued
Nov. 19, 2013 Blumenthal Applauds Confirmation Of CT Veterans Affairs Commissioner Linda Spoonster Schwartz By Veterans Affairs Committee
Nov. 15, 2013 Himes, Blumenthal, Murphy Announce $137,000 in Grants to Help Homeless Veterans
Nov. 15, 2013 Connecticut News - Grant to Help Homeless Veterans in Bridgeport
Nov. 6, 2013 At Nominations Hearing, Blumenthal Applauds CT Veterans Affairs Commisioner Linda Spoonster Schwartz For Fighting For Veterans
Oct. 30, 2013 Executive Session
Oct. 16, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki - Rescind Order Kicking 23 Ct Veterans Out Of Rest Homes
Oct. 9, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Oct. 9, 2013 Blumenthal Highlights Impact Of Government Shutdown On Connecticut Veterans
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