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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: Women

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: Supporting Women
Issue Position: No Veteran Left Behind
July 31, 2014 Letter to Ozzie Newsome, General Manager of the Baltimore Ravens - Impose Stiffer Penalty on Ray Rice
July 31, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Impose Stiffer Penalty on Ray Rice
July 30, 2014 Bipartisan Bill Takes Aim at Sexual Assault on Campuses, Protecting Students, Boosting Accountability and Transparency at Colleges and Universities
July 30, 2014 Sen. Warner Joins Bipartisan Bill to Combat Campus Sexual Assault
July 29, 2014 Kaine, Blumenthal, Murphy Introduce Bill to Protect Domestic Violence Survivors from Gun Violence
July 17, 2014 Blumenthal Issues Statement On Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence Report On Intimate Partner Violence On College Campuses
July 17, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 14, 2014 Letter to David Green, CEO of Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. - Coverage of Contraceptives for Hobby Lobby Employees
July 9, 2014 Murphy, Blumenthal Offer Lori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act as Amendment to Sportsmen Bill
July 9, 2014 Following Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Decision, Murphy, Blumenthal Co-Sponsor Legislative Fix to Protect Women's Health
June 19, 2014 Lori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act
June 17, 2014 Markey Joins Blumenthal On Legislation To Protect Domestic Violence Survivors From Gun Violence
May 20, 2014 Blumenthal Issues Statement In Support Of State Campus Sexual Assault Law
May 12, 2014 Blumenthal Releases Comprehensive Report Calling For A College Sexual Assault Bill Of Rights
May 8, 2014 Blumenthal, Staff Join Online Awareness Campaign To Bring Home Missing Nigerian Schoolgirls Kidnapped By Militants
May 8, 2014 Blumenthal, Mccaskill, Gillibrand Announce Public Stakeholder Roundtables In Washington, D.C. On Campus Sexual Assault
May 5, 2014 Blumenthal, Portman Statement On Kidnapping, Enslavement Of More Than 200 Nigerian Girls
May 1, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Department Of Education's Release Of List Of Colleges With Open Title IX Sexual Violence Investigations
April 30, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies; and Richard Shelby, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies - Regarding Funding for Campus Sexual Assault Prevention Programs
April 30, 2014 Blumenthal Issues Statement in Support Of Military Sexual Assault Survivors' Suit Against the VA
April 28, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Report By White House Task Force To Protect Students From Sexual Assault
April 21, 2014 Gillibrand Leads Bipartisan Senate Coalition Urging White House Task Force to Adopt Key Recommendations to Combat Campus Sexual Assaults
April 8, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, & Education
Jan. 22, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On White House Council Of Women And Girls Report On Rape And Sexual Assault
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Hamid Karzai, President of Afghanistan - Protect Women in the Afghan National Police
Nov. 19, 2013 Grassley Continues Work for Passage of Military Justice Reform for Sexual Assault Cases
Nov. 14, 2013 Rep. Chu, Senator Blumenthal & Colleagues Announce Legislation Protecting Reproductive Rights
Nov. 14, 2013 Military Justice Improvement Act
Nov. 13, 2013 Blumenthal, Baldwin, Boxer, Chu, Fudge, Frankel Announce Legislation To Protect Access To Reproductive Care
Nov. 6, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Joined by Survivors, Retired General, Advocates Kick Off Final Two-Week Push For Creating an Independent Military Justice System - Defense Bill Expected on The Floor Before Thanksgiving
Nov. 5, 2013 Hirono, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Protect Military Sexual Assault Victims During 32 Proceedings
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Reform Military Justice System to Protect Sexual Assault Victims
Aug. 15, 2013 Blumenthal Statement on DOD Military Sexual Assault Directive, New Measures to Protect Victims
Aug. 15, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On Bureau Of Prisons Decision To Temporarily Suspend Transfer Of Female Inmates From FCI Danbury
July 30, 2013 Blumenthal, Boxer, Gillibrand Applaud Inclusion Of $25 Million Special Victims' Counsel Program In Defense Appropriations Bill
July 30, 2013 Boxer Joins Blumenthal, Gillibrand to Applaud Inclusion of $25 Million Special Victims' Counsel Program in Defense Appropriations Bill
July 16, 2013 Rand Paul and Ted Cruz Join Gillibrand, Boxer, Grassley Effort to Create Independent, Non-Biased Military Justice System for Victims of Sexual Assault When Defense Bill Comes to Senate Floor This Month
June 12, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
May 23, 2013 Blumenthal Introduces Measure To Give Military Crime Victims The Same Rights As Civilian Crime Victims
May 23, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 17, 2013 Senator Lautenberg Joins Sen. Menendez, Rep. Maloney to Intro the "Stop Deceptive Advertising for Women's Services Act"
May 16, 2013 Gillibrand, Collins, Boxer, Johanns, Benishek, Gabbard, Begich, Blumenthal, Coons, Franken, Hirono, Mikulski, Pryor, Schatz, Shaheen, Rockefeller, Feinstein, Hanna, Sinema, Joined by Service Members Victimized by Sexual Assault in Announcing Bicameral Legislation Reforming Military Justice System
May 16, 2013 Letter to Chairman Levin and Ranking Member Inhofe - Reforming Military Justice System
March 19, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Urge UN Members to Renounce Statements Made Against Women by Muslim Brotherhood
March 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry - Prioritize Global Women's Rights
Feb. 12, 2013 Senate Caucus To End Human Trafficking Continues To Score Legislative Victories
Feb. 12, 2013 Blumenthal And Advocates Hail Senate Passage Of Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act
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