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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Sr, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Date Title
July 21, 2016 Letter to Conferees of the Energy Policy Modernization Act Conference Committe- Esty, Murphy, Blumenthal, Larson Continue Push for Lower Farmington River Wild & Scenic Designation
July 7, 2016 Senate Approves Resolution Recognizing 70th Anniversary of Fulbright Program
June 23, 2016 Letter to Gary Bettman, Commissioner of the National Hockey League- Day Before NHL Draft, Blumenthal Presses NHL on Concussions
June 9, 2016 ICYMI: Sen. Cruz Op-Ed in The Jerusalem Post: "Ensuring Restitution for Nazi-Looted Art'
June 9, 2016 Letter to Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of Egypt- Preservation of Jewish Egyptian Heritage
June 7, 2016 Blumenthal: Nazi theft of Art Was More Than Pilfering of Property - It Was an Act of Inhumanity
May 26, 2016 Blumenthal and Senate Colleagues Call Foul on Unequal Pay Between Men's and Women's National Teams
May 26, 2016 Blumenthal Applauds Committee Approval of Federal Funding for National Coast Guard Museum
May 11, 2016 Connecticut Congressional Delegation Applauds Over $1 Million In Grants To Support The Arts In Connecticut
April 29, 2016 Connecticut Delegation Applauds House Committee Passing Legislation Intended To Prevent The Sale Of Plum Island
April 20, 2016 Blumenthal Statement on Featuring Harriet Tubman on $20 Bill in 2030
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 24, 2016 Blumenthal Slams NFL's Junk Science on Concussion Research
March 18, 2016 Letter to Lisa Murkowski, Chairman and Tom Udall, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies- National Parks Maintenance Backlog
March 4, 2016 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Call on USTR to Ensure Canada Provides A Level Playing Field for US Exporters
Feb. 4, 2016 Ahead of Super Bowl 50, Sens. Udall, Klobuchar, Blumenthal; Reps. Pascrell, Rooney Lead Bill to Protect Young Athletes from Concussions, Tackle False Safety Claims for Sports Gear
Sept. 15, 2015 Connecticut Congressional Delegation Asks For First Atlantic National Marine Monument
July 29, 2015 Blumenthal Joins Senate Effort to Designate September 25, 2015 as National Lobster Day
June 11, 2015 Citing Unresolved Domestic Violence Charges, Blumenthal Urges U.S. Soccer to Conduct Investigation into Hope Solo Incidents
June 4, 2015 Senators John McCain, Jeff Flake and Richard Blumenthal File Amendment to Stop NFL "Patriotism for Profit Practices"
May 6, 2015 Connecticut Delegation Announces More Than $1 Million to Support the Arts
May 6, 2015 CT Delegation Announces More Than $1 Million To Support The Arts
April 28, 2015 Blumenthal Statement On NFL Decision To End Tax-Exempt Status
April 7, 2015 Connecticut, Indiana Senators Make Friendly Wager On Women's NCAA Championship Game
March 23, 2015 Blumenthal Statement On NFL Decision To Suspend Blackout Rule For 2015 Season
Jan. 15, 2015 Letter to Sepp Blatter, President of International Association Federation of Football (FIFA) - Level the Playing Field for Women's World Cup
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
Dec. 2, 2014 Connecticut Congressional Delegation Announces 11 Grants From The National Endowment For The Arts
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. 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
Oct. 1, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - TV Blackout Policy
Sept. 30, 2014 Senators John McCain and Richard Blumenthal Applaud Today's FCC Vote to End Federal Sports Blackout Rule
Sept. 30, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On FCC Vote To End Federal Sports Blackout Rule
Sept. 24, 2014 Letter to Nancy Gibbs, Managing Editor of Time - Acting to Help Reduce Teen Tobacco Use
Sept. 11, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act -- Motion to Proceed
Sept. 10, 2014 With Blackouts Approaching the End Zone, Congressman Higgins and Senators McCain, Blumenthal, Brown, Harkin and Booker Press the FCC to Carry the Ball
Sept. 10, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On NFL Handling Of Ray Rice Video
Sept. 10, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission - Ending the FCC Blackout Rule
Sept. 9, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: National Football League Scandals
Sept. 9, 2014 Senators John McCain and Richard Blumenthal Applaud FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's Commitment to Eliminate FCC Sports Blackout Rule
Sept. 8, 2014 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: National Football League Scandals
Aug. 28, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Punishments for Domestic Violence in the NFL
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
May 22, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Regarding Changing the Name of the Washington Redskins
May 22, 2014 Letter to Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Hungary - Concern Over Nazi Occupation Monument in Hungary
March 10, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Asking Pentagon to Help Identify, Bring Home Remains of Sailors Killed at Pearl Harbor for Burial
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Dec. 20, 2013 Bataan Corregidor Memorial Bridge
Dec. 18, 2013 Senators McCain and Blumenthal Applaud Unanimous FCC Vote to Consider Eliminating Sports Blackout Rules
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