Senator Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Sr, Democratic
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1/28/16 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Urge EPA To Take Further Action On Climate Change And Cut Methane Emissions 1/22/16 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Regarding Immigration Raids 1/21/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President, United States - Comprehensive Crumb Rubber Turf Study 1/21/16 Blumenthal Presses VA Secretary to Streamline Disability Claims Appeals Process 1/21/16 Democratic Senators and Leading Researchers Push for Funding Gun Violence Research at CDC 1/15/16 Markey & Blumenthal Statement on Voluntary NHTSA-Automaker Safety Agreement 1/08/16 Letter to Thad Cochran, Senate Appropriations Chairman, Barbara Mikulski, Senate Appropriations Vice-Chairwoman, Roy Blunt, Senate Labor-HHS-Education Subcommitte Appropriations Chairman, and Patty Murray, Senate Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee Appropriations Ranking Member - Funds for Research into the Causes and Prevention of Gun Violence 1/07/16 Letter to Michael Horn, CEO Volkswagen Group of America - Compensation Options for Car Owners Decieved by Company's Emmission Default Devices 1/07/16 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Concerning Campaign Contributions 1/05/16 After Efforts from Markey, Klobuchar and Blumenthal, Department of Justice Sues Volkswagen for Emissions Violations 1/04/16 Markey, Blumenthal Statement On Takata Manipulation Of Airbag Test Data 12/23/15 Blumenthal, Markey on NHTSA Recall Completion Rates: "Completely Unacceptable and a Massive Disappointment" 12/22/15 Letter to Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration - Misuse and Abuse of Prescription Drugs 12/22/15 Letter to the Hon. Mary Jo White, Chair, Securities and Exchange Commission - SEC Action on Corporate Political Spending Disclosure 12/18/15 Letter to 25 Candy, Cereal, Food and Drink Companies - Liquid-Nicotine Retailers Using Trademarked Brand Names 12/18/15 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - To Urge the Federal Trade Commission to Investigate Liquid-Nicotine Retailers' Advertising 12/18/15 Senators Warren, Blumenthal, Reid, Schumer Introduce Puerto Rico Emergency Financial Stability Act 12/18/15 Letter to 167 Liquid Nicotine Retailers - Marketing Flavored Liquid-Nicotine Using Recognizable Brand Names 12/17/15 Blumenthal Statement on VA Plan to Extend Benefits to Veterans Exposed to Contaminated Water at Camp Lejeune 12/17/15 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs - Release of Proposed Rules for Internet Access Under the Americans with Disabilities Act 12/17/15 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Profound Concern over Second Iranian Ballistic Missile Test 12/15/15 Markey, Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Increase Protections for Online Consumers 12/15/15 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security 12/10/15 Third Anniversary of Sandy Hook Tragedy 12/10/15 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Funding for the Connecticut River Watershed and the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge 12/10/15 Markey, Blumenthal Statement on NHTSA- Fiat Civil Penalty Settlement on Failure to Report Legally Required Auto Safety Data 12/09/15 Unanimous Consent Request 12/08/15 Student Success Act 12/03/15 Restoring American's Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015 12/03/15 Letter to Thad Cochran, Chairman of Committee on Appropriations and Barbara Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of Committee on Appropriations 12/03/15 Durbin, Blumenthal Statement on ED Decision to Grant Relief to Over 1,300 Students Following Collapse of Corinthian Colleges 12/02/15 Restoring American's Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015 12/02/15 Sens. Markey, Whitehouse, Blumenthal to Obama: Reform Coal Leasing Program to Protect Climate Change Goals 11/30/15 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, and Loretta Lynch, Attonrney General of the United States - Settlement with Education Management Corporation 11/24/15 Letter to Majority Leader McConnell and Speaker Ryan - Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists 11/24/15 Letter to Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader - Scheduling Votes on the Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act 11/24/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exective Action on Gun Control 11/23/15 Democratic Leaders Introduce Legislation in the House and Senate to Modernize Food Labeling 11/23/15 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Take Executive Action to Reduce Gun Violence 11/19/15 Democratic Leaders Introduce Legislation in the House and Senate to Modernize Food Labeling 11/19/15 Blumenthal, Moran, Brown Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Increase Protections for Veterans Who Fall Victim to Fiduciary Fraud 11/19/15 Blumenthal, Kirk and Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce VA Patient Protection Act 11/19/15 Letter to Michael Horn, President and CEO, Volkswagen (VW) Group of America - Buy Back Polluting Vehicles at Fair Market Value 11/18/15 Durbin, Blumenthal Statement on DOJ, Federal Agencies Bringing Criminal and Civil Charges Against More than 100 Dietary Supplement Makers and Marketers 11/18/15 Letter to the Honorable Conference Committee - Regarding Transportation Funding 11/18/15 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller of the United States - Gun Safety 11/17/15 Ranking Member Blumenthal Introduces VA Inspector General Nominee and Connecticut Native, Michael Missal, at Committee Hearing 11/17/15 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission - Limit Unwanted Debt Collection Robocalls 11/17/15 Letter to the Hon. Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communication Commission - Limit Unwanted Debt Collection Robocalls 11/13/15 Letter to Senate Committee Chairs and Ranking Members James Inhofe, John Thune, Richard Shelby, Orrin Hatch, Barbara Boxer. Bill Nelson, Sherrod Brown, and Ron Wyden - Save Essential Funding for the Most Densely Travelled Region in the Country