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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements

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
May 12, 2014 Blumenthal Releases Comprehensive Report Calling For A College Sexual Assault Bill Of Rights
May 12, 2014 Student Loan Debt
May 9, 2014 Letter to Robert J. Papp, Jr., Commandant of the United States Coast Guard - Regarding Making Cruise Ship Inspection Information Available to Public
May 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Natural Gas Exports
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Free and Open Internet
May 9, 2014 $203,000 in Federal Fire Grants Coming to Orange and Waterbury
May 8, 2014 Blumenthal, Mccaskill, Gillibrand Announce Public Stakeholder Roundtables In Washington, D.C. On Campus Sexual Assault
May 8, 2014 Blumenthal, Staff Join Online Awareness Campaign To Bring Home Missing Nigerian Schoolgirls Kidnapped By Militants
May 8, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - E-Cigarette's Harmful Chemical Releases
May 8, 2014 Letter to Julia Pierson, Director of the United States Secret Service, and John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Regarding Protection of Physicians in Connecticut
May 7, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On House Judiciary Action To End Bulk Data Collection
May 7, 2014 Markey, Blumenthal Statement On DOT Response To Letter Urging Agency To Issue Park-It-Now Warning To Owners Of Recalled GM Cars
May 7, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the US - Change Rule Denying Federal Benefits to Volunteer Firefighters with Permanent Disabilities
May 7, 2014 Student Debt
May 7, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On DOT Emergency Order Requiring Railroads, Shippers To Take Additional Precautions Regarding Shipment Of Bakken Crude Oil
May 7, 2014 Blumenthal, Murphy Announce Sikorsky To Receive Contract For Replacement Presidential Helicopters
May 6, 2014 Blumenthal, Murphy, Warren Introduce Legislation Giving Students A Fair Shot At An Affordable Education
May 6, 2014 "Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act" Would Allow Borrowers to Refinance Existing Student Loans at Today's Rates
May 6, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 6, 2014 Blumenthal Issues Statement On New Haven Line Power Upgrade
May 6, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On GM Concession That Rough Road Conditions Can Cause Recalled Cars To Malfunction
May 5, 2014 Blumenthal, Portman Statement On Kidnapping, Enslavement Of More Than 200 Nigerian Girls
May 2, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On WH "Big Data' Report
May 2, 2014 Blumenthal Issues Statement In Support of Creation Of First Regional Gasoline Reserve
May 2, 2014 Murphy, Blumenthal Introduce Green Bank Act of 2014
May 1, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Department Of Education's Release Of List Of Colleges With Open Title IX Sexual Violence Investigations
May 1, 2014 Blumenthal, Murphy Issue Statement Praising Senate Judiciary Committee For Approval Of Deirdre Daly Nomination For United States Attorney
April 30, 2014 Burr, Begich, Sanders Lead on Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Benefits to Veterans
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 Statement On Senate Failure To Advance Minimum Wage Bill
April 30, 2014 Blumenthal Issues Statement in Support Of Military Sexual Assault Survivors' Suit Against the VA
April 30, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Free OSCE Observers Held in Ukraine
April 29, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On SCOTUS Decision To Uphold EPA Cross-State Air Pollution Rule
April 29, 2014 Blumenthal, Esty Applaud Administration's GROW AMERICA Act
April 29, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communication Commission - Bulk Unlocking of Cell Phones by Resellers
April 29, 2014 Minimum Wage Fairness Act -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued
April 28, 2014 Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney Applaud New Contract For Next 10 Submarines To Be Built Jointly By Electric Boat
April 28, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Report By White House Task Force To Protect Students From Sexual Assault
April 28, 2014 Blumenthal Issues Statement On Draft E-Cigarette Regulations, Holds Press Conference At Smilow Cancer Hospital After F Issues Draft E-Cigarette Regulations, Blumenthal, Yale Doctors Call For Further Action
April 28, 2014 Blumenthal Issues Statement On MTA Positive Train Control System Investment
April 28, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Call On FDA To Expedite Review Of Pain Killers With Abuse-Deterrent Properties
April 28, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation - Warnings Regarding Recalled GM Vehicles
April 25, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On DOT Progress On Stronger Safety Standards For Tank Cars
April 24, 2014 Durbin Responds to FDA Tobacco Regulations
April 22, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Prohibit Harmful Banking Practices Targeting College Campuses
April 21, 2014 Gillibrand Leads Bipartisan Senate Coalition Urging White House Task Force to Adopt Key Recommendations to Combat Campus Sexual Assaults
April 18, 2014 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo
April 18, 2014 Blumenthal Reiterates Call For Safety Overhaul At Metro-North After Revealing $552,000 In Safety Violation Fines Over Last Decade
April 17, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Texas Court Decision To Deny "Park-It-Now" Injunction Filed Against GM
April 16, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On GM Decision To Seek Bankruptcy Protection Against Ignition Switch Lawsuits
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