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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
Oct. 15, 2014 CT Congressional Delegation, Governor Malloy Applaud Ready to Work Grants For Workforce Alliance, Capital Workforce Partners
Oct. 15, 2014 Connecticut Delegation Announces $77 Million in Home Heating Relief
Oct. 3, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Release Federal Aid for Home Heating Among Seniors, Low-Income Households
Oct. 2, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Swiftly Release Federal Home Heating Aid
June 4, 2014 Letter to Robert Bentley, Governor of Alabama; Sean Parnell, Governor of Alaska; Rick Scott, Governor of Florida; Nathan Deal, Governor of Georgia; Butch Otter, Governor of Idaho; Sam Brownback, Governor of Kansas; Bobby Jindal, Governor of Louisiana; Paul LePage, Governor of Maine; Phil Bryant, Governor of Mississippi; Dave Heineman, Governor of Nebraska; Pat McCroy, Governor of North Carolina; Mary Fallin, Governor of Oklahoma; Nikki Haley, Governor of South Carolina; Dennis Daugaard, Governor of South Dakota; Bill Haslam, Governor of Tennessee; Rick Perry, Governor of Texas; Scott Walker, Governor of Wisconsin; and Matt Mead, Governor of Wyoming
May 14, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Predatory Payday Loans
April 29, 2014 Minimum Wage Fairness Act -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued
April 4, 2014 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Mark Pryor, Chairman and Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - The Emergency Food Assistance Program
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 2, 2014 Letter to Mark Pryor, Chairman and Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - WIC Benefits
Feb. 24, 2014 Gov. Malloy Moves to Safeguard Food Benefits for 50,000 Low-Income Families
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Don't Cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid
Feb. 6, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Failure Of Unemployment Insurance Bill To Clear Procedural Threshold
Feb. 4, 2014 Blumenthal Statement After Voting Against Farm Bill
Feb. 3, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Jan. 31, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On White House Initiative To Help Long-Term Unemployed
Jan. 31, 2014 CT Delegation Announces $9.8 Million In Home Heating Relief
Jan. 8, 2014 Military Retirement Restoration Act
Jan. 7, 2014 After Unemployment Insurance Extension Bill Clears Major Senate Hurdle, Blumenthal Calls On Congress To Protect Millions Of Long-Term Unemployed
Jan. 7, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act -- Motion To Proceed
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Republican Leader McConnell, Chairman Baucus, and Ranking Member Hatch - Urge Reauthorization of Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 4, 2013 CT Congressional Delegation Applauds $75 Million In Home Heating Assistance For State
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Push for LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Restore LIHEAP Funding
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Funding for the Emergency Food Assistance Program
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Jeanne Lambrew, Deputy Assistant to the President for Health Policy - Health Care Cost Savings
May 10, 2013 Connecticut Delegation Applauds Award of $1.55 Million to Local Community Health Centers, 13 Centers Statewide Eligible to Benefit
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu - Save Weatherization Assistance Program
Feb. 4, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On Implementation Of Physician Payments Sunshine Act
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP
Dec. 3, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Unemployment Insurance Programs
Oct. 11, 2012 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Restore Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funds
Sept. 13, 2012 Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
May 9, 2012 Delegation Members Announce $1.1 Million to Help Disadvantaged Students in Connecticut Pursue a College Education
April 6, 2012 Blumenthal Statement on March Jobs Numbers
March 28, 2012 Senate Veterans Jobs Caucus Kick Off "I Hire Veterans" Initiative
March 28, 2012 Senators Introduce Legislation to Ease Hiring Process for Veterans
Jan. 19, 2012 Connecticut Delegation Announces Release of LIHEAP Funds
Dec. 12, 2011 Push for Measure to Ensure Heating Assistance as Congress Considers Funding
Dec. 2, 2011 Blumenthal Calls for Extension of Unemployment Benefits as Deadline Approaches
July 18, 2011 Lieberman, Blumenthal, Himes Announce Community Development Grants for Bridgeport and Stamford
Jan. 25, 2011 Senator Blumenthal Statement On State Of The Union
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