Senator Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Sr, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
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8/18/16 Courtney, Blumenthal, Murphy Announce New Federal Support To Improve Mental Health Services In Windham Area 8/17/16 Letter to the Honorable Julian Castro, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development - End Local Nuisance Ordinances That Endanger Domestic Violence Survivors 8/09/16 Courtney, Blumenthal, Murphy, Larson Urge Insurers To Participate In State Relief Program For Crumbling Foundations 8/05/16 Letter to Steve Penny, President and CEO of USA Gymnastics - Senators Request USA Gymnastics Ensure Proper Handling of Sex Abuse Claims 8/04/16 Letter to the Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Call to Help Improve Vehicle Cybersecurity and Privacy Protections 8/04/16 Letter to Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, and the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives - Senate Democrats Urge Congress to Return to Fight Zika 8/04/16 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Broad Coalition of Senate Democrats Call on Top Consumer Agency to Move Swiftly to Limit Unfair Arbitration Agreements in Everyday Financial Contracts 8/02/16 Letter to the Hon. Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture - Revise SNAP Rule 8/02/16 Letter to the Hon. John B. King Jr., Secretary of Education - More to Do to Further Strengthen Education Dept. Rule For Debt Relief in Higher Education 8/02/16 Letter to The Honorable Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Urging CMS to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Coverage 8/01/16 Letter to The Honorable John King, Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education - More to Do to Further Strengthen Education Dept. Rule For Debt Relief in Higher Education 7/29/16 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Call on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to Protect U.S. Dairy Farmers from the Dairy Industry Financial Crisis 7/29/16 Murphy, Blumenthal, Delauro, Harp Announce $20 Million Federal Grant for New Haven's Downtown Crossing 7/28/16 Letter to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator - McCaskill, Bipartisan Group of Senators Urge Obama Administration to Support Job-Creating Biodiesel Production 7/28/16 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Request for Market-Balancing Help For Struggling Dairy Farmers 7/26/16 Letter to Toshikai Mikoshiba, President and CEO of Honda North America- Blumenthal & Markey Call on Honda to Immediately Issue "Do Not Drive" Order for Vehicles with These Air Bags 7/26/16 Murphy, Courtney, Blumenthal Hail Decision by the Coast Guard to Keep its Band Located in New London 7/26/16 Letter to John McCain, Mac Thornberry, Jack Reed and Adam Smith; Respectively, Chairmen and Ranking Members of the Senate Committee on Armed Services - Kirk-Gillibrand Urge Full Funding for U.S.-Israel Missile Defense Cooperation 7/25/16 Blumenthal, Cornyn, Murphy Introduce "Casey's Law" to Hold Countries Accountable for Refusing to Repatriate Dangerous Foreign Nationals 7/22/16 Letter to Sarah E. Feinberg, Administrator Federal Railroad Administration- Opposing Rail Through Old Lyme, Urging Federal Railroad Administration to Hear Community Concerns 7/22/16 Letter to the Hon. Robert McDonald, Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs - Justice for Veterans Living With PTSD 7/21/16 Letter to The Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Support Biodiesel, Help Create Jobs 7/21/16 Letter to the Hon. Gina McCarthy, Administrator U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Support Biodiesel, Help Create Jobs 7/21/16 Letter to Conferees of the Energy Policy Modernization Act Conference Committe- Esty, Murphy, Blumenthal, Larson Continue Push for Lower Farmington River Wild & Scenic Designation 7/21/16 After Letter From Blumenthal, Department of Justice Seeks to Block Proposed Health Insurer Mergers 7/20/16 Blumenthal Comment on Beer Industry Merger Settlement After His Calls for Close Scrutiny 7/20/16 Letter to The Honorable Richard Cordray, Director, Consumer Finacial Protection Bureau - Strengthen Proposed Small-Dollar Lending Rules 7/20/16 Blumenthal, Murphy, DeLauro, Himes, Esty Announce $2.9 Million in Federal Grants to Protect Naugatuck Valley Families from Lead Poisoning 7/18/16 Letter to Mr. Andrew M. Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Update Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children 7/18/16 Letter to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator - Connecticut And Rhode Island Congressional Delegations Write To EPA In Support Of Eastern Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Site 7/17/16 Blumenthal Statement on Shooting in Baton Rouge 7/15/16 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Kathryn D. Sullivan, Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere - Combat Seafood Fraud and Illegal and Unregulated Fishing 7/15/16 Letter to the Hon. John B. King Jr., Secretary of Education - Reform Student Loan Servicing to Better Protect Borrowers 7/15/16 Blumenthal Statement on Attack in Nice, France 7/15/16 Blumenthal Statement on Declassification of redacted Portion of 9/11 Joint Inquiry Report 7/15/16 Letter to President Barack Obama - Urging Greater Transparency in Reporting on Iran's Nuclear Program 7/15/16 Murphy, Blumenthal Applaud New "Baseline Requirements" to Advance Real-World Use of Smart Gun Technology 7/15/16 Letter to Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare-and Medicaid Services - Update Current Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children from Lead Hazards, Prevent Life-Long Health Effects 7/14/16 Letter to The Honorable John King, Secretary of Education, The Honorable Edith Ramirez, Chairman, Federal Trade Commission, The Honorable Richard Cordray, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and The Honorable Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Act to Protect Students & Veterans From Fraudulent Institutions Like Trump University 7/14/16 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the United States Senate - As Congress Clears Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Bill, Reed Calls for Emergency Funding for Opioid Epidemic 7/14/16 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Maine Congressional Delegation Calls for Continued Public Engagement on Draft Northeast Ocean Plan 7/14/16 Blumenthal, Murphy, DeLauro, Larson, Esty Applaud More Than $600,000 in Federal Funding to Clean Up Contaminated Brownfield Sites in Economically Disadvantaged Communities on Connecticut 7/14/16 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017--Motion to Proceed-- 7/14/16 Letter to The Honorable Ashton B. Carter, Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense- End Reliance on Russian-Made Helicopters for Afghan National Defense and Security Forces 7/14/16 and The HLetter to the Honorable Mark Rosekind, Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Honorable Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman, Federal Trade Commission - FTC Settlements Allowing Used Car Dealers to Advertise Cars with Unrepaired Recalls as "Safe" Are Anti-Consumer & Anti-Safety 7/14/16 Blumenthal Vows to Protect Investments in Connecticut Jobs & Industry on Defense Bill Conference Committee 7/13/16 Isakson, Blumenthal Applaud Senate Passage of Veterans' Benefits Legislation 7/13/16 Markey and Blumenthal Applaud 2nd Circuit Court Decision Allowing Victims of Gm Ignition Switch Defect to Have Their Day in Court 7/13/16 Letter to The Honorable Mitch McConnell. Majority Leader, United States Senate - Commit to Passing Real, Immediate Funding to Fight Opioid and Heroin Epidemic and Actually Carry Out Programs Authorized in CARA Bill 7/13/16 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016--Conference Report

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