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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: Women

Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Sr, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Date Title
July 7, 2016 Blumenthal: Newly Released Veterans Suicide Data is Continuing Call to Action
July 6, 2016 Female Veteran Suicide Prevention Act Signed Into Law
July 1, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John B. King, Jr., Secretary, U.S. Department of Education, and The Honorable Loretta Lynch, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice - Hold Colleges & Universities Accountable for Underreporting Sexual Violence on Campus
June 27, 2016 Blumenthal Statement on Supreme Court's Decision in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt
June 24, 2016 Markey Joins U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Workplace Protections
June 8, 2016 Blumenthal, Colleagues Praise Senate Passage of Female Veteran Suicide Prevention Act
June 6, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Following Insufficient Response from Secretary Carter, Blumenthal, Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Request President Obama Open an Independent Investigation into Alleged Efforts by Department of Defense to Mislead Congress on Military Sexual Assault Cases
May 26, 2016 Blumenthal and Senate Colleagues Call Foul on Unequal Pay Between Men's and Women's National Teams
May 23, 2016 Senate Passes Shaheen-Blumenthal-Leahy Legislation to Empower Survivors of Sexual Assault
May 19, 2016 Sen. Booker Introduces Legislation to Protect Women's Access to Birth Control
May 16, 2016 Blumenthal Statement on Supreme Court Decision in Zubik v Burwell
March 31, 2016 Letter to Sunil Gulati, President of the U.S. Soccer Federation - Call for Pay Equity Between Men's and Women's National Teams
March 2, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015
Feb. 12, 2016 Letter to Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and Mitch McConnel, Senate Majority Leader - Importance of Women's Access to Reproductive Heath Care in Light of Spreading Virus
Jan. 21, 2016 43rd Anniversary of Roe V. Wade Decision
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Women
Dec. 3, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on Latest GOP Attempt to Defund Planned Parenthood
Dec. 2, 2015 Restoring American's Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015
Nov. 9, 2015 Milcon-VA Appropriations Bill
Oct. 27, 2015 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Oct. 22, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Correct Improper Implementation of Helms Amendment, Reduce Barriers to Safe Abortion for Women and Girls in Conflict-Affected Regions
Oct. 22, 2015 Blumenthal, Murphy Applaud Passage of Resolution Congratulating Captain Kristen Griest and First Lieutenant Shaye Haver on Graduation from Ranger School
Sept. 25, 2015 Blumenthal, Women's Health Advocates Stand with Planned Parenthood Following Sustained, Partisan Attacks
Sept. 21, 2015 Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act - Motion to Proceed
Sept. 21, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on AAU Campus Sexual Assault Survey Findings
Aug. 19, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on First Women to Graduate from Army Ranger School
Aug. 10, 2015 Blumenthal Visits Planned Parenthood to Vow Support for Women's Health Following GOP Attack
Aug. 3, 2015 Prohibiting Federal Funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America--Motion to Proceed
July 22, 2015 Women Veterans and Family Health Services Act of 2015
May 5, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Women Should Have Full Access to All FDA-Approved Contraception
April 24, 2015 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Updated Guidance to Pregnant Women on Seafood Consumption
April 21, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee - Fulfilling the Promise to Women Veterans
March 25, 2015 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2016 -- Continued
March 25, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor - Title X Family Planning Program
March 11, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Access to Emergency Contraception for Native American Women
March 3, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Full Access for Women to the Affordable Care Act
Feb. 26, 2015 Senators Urge Small Business Administration to Expedite Implementation of Women's Small Business Procurement Parity Act
Jan. 30, 2015 Ahead Of Super Bowl, Blumenthal Calls On NFL To Clarify, Bolster Commitment To Combatting Domestic Violence
Jan. 30, 2015 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - The NFL and Domestic Violence
Jan. 25, 2015 CT News Junkie - Blumenthal, Murphy Tackle Women's Health
Jan. 15, 2015 Letter to Sepp Blatter, President of International Association Federation of Football (FIFA) - Level the Playing Field for Women's World Cup
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Women
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Health Care
Dec. 11, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Bureau Of Justice Statistics Report On Campus Sexual Assault
Dec. 2, 2014 In Wake Of NFL Failure To Address Domestic Violence, Blumenthal Introduces Legislation To End Permanent Anti-Trust Exemption For Professional Sports Leagues
Nov. 7, 2014 Letter to Sepp Blatter, President of the International Federation of Association Football - Holding 2015 Women's World Cup on Grass, Not Artificial Turf, Just Like Men's World Cup
Oct. 16, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Expansion of Family Detention System
Oct. 6, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League, Allan Selig, Commissioner of Major League Baseball, Adam Silver, Commissioner of the National Basketball Association, Gerry Bettman, Commissioner of the Natural Hockey League, and Don Garber, Commissioner of Major League Soccer - Responding to and Preventing Violent Crimes
Sept. 23, 2014 Murray, Boxer, Blumenthal, Warren, Booker Introduce Bill to Increase Emergency Contraception Access and Education
Sept. 19, 2014 After Attending White House Event, Blumenthal Applauds Launch of Administration's "It's On Us" Public Awareness Campaign To Help Prevent Campus Sexual Assault
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