Senator Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Sr, Democratic
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12/09/16 Rep. McNerney's Bipartisan Bill to Improve Broadband Access for Veterans Passes House 12/09/16 Letter to the Honorable Beth Cobert, Acting Director of the Office of Personnel Management; the Hon. James Comey, Director of FBI; the Hon. James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence - Call to Review Security Clearance Given to Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn 12/08/16 Letter to Donald Trump, President-Elect - Call to Stand Against Russian Aggression, Support NATO, Ukrainian Sovereignty 12/06/16 21st Century Cures Bill 12/02/16 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader; the Hon. Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader; the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House; the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader - Buy America Provision in Water Infrastructure Package 12/01/16 Letter to the President-Elect Donald Trump - Drain the Swamp at EPA, DOE, DOI 12/01/16 Iran Sanctions Extension Bill 12/01/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader; the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader and the Hon. Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader - Call for Passage of Foster Care Reforms 11/30/16 DACA 11/25/16 Letter to the Honorable Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney General of the Department of Justice - Regarding a Conflict of Interest in the Investigation of Deutsche Bank by the Department of Justice 11/23/16 Letter to the Honorable Mark R. Rosekind, PhD, Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - Call to Amend Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards 11/23/16 Letter to the Hon. Mark R. Rosekind, Ph. D., Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - Amend Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards to Better Protect Back-Seat Passengers 11/21/16 Letter to President Elect Donald Trump - Make Good on Promises to 'Drain the Swamp' of Corporate Special Interests in Washington 11/18/16 Letter to the Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Call for Action Against Harmful Zero-Rating Offerings that Violate the Principles of the Open Internet Order 11/18/16 Blumenthal, Bipartisan Coalition Introduce Legislation Incentivizing Law Enforcement Agencies to Hire Veterans 11/18/16 Letter to Donald J. Trump, President-Elect of the United States - Regarding the Influence of Corporate Special Interests and Lobbyists in Government 11/18/16 After Efforts by Blumenthal, Murphy, & DeLauro, Defense Department Seeks to End Reliance on Russian-Made Helicopters for Afghan Forces 11/18/16 Blumenthal Statement on the Reported Nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General 11/17/16 Blumenthal & Esty Applaud Senate Approval of Legislation to Include Gold Star Families in Veterans History Project 11/17/16 Blumenthal, Murphy, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Halt Claw Back National Guard Bonuses 11/17/16 Blumenthal & Murphy: Gainful Employment Rule Has Never Been More Necessary 11/16/16 Letter to the Honorable MIchael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Call on the FAA to Establish Cybersecurity Protections for Aircraft 11/16/16 Connecticut Delegation Applauds Federal EPA Grants for Community Organizations Working to Protect Long Island Sound 11/16/16 Stamford Plus - Blumenthal and Esty Applaud Senate Approval of Legislation to Include Gold Star Families in Veterans History Project 11/15/16 Letter to Sarah Feinberg, Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation - Call to Finalize All Rail System Safety Efforts 11/15/16 Blumenthal & Moran Applaud Senate Approval of Legislation to Include Gold Star Families in Veterans History Project 11/14/16 Blumenthal Statement on Appointment of Breitbart News Chairman to White House Leadership Position 11/07/16 Letter to Heather Bresch, CEO of Mylan - Regarding Reports that Mylan May Have Overcharged the Department of Defense Exorbitant Rates for EpiPen Purchases 11/03/16 Letter to the Honorable Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - Regarding the Security Standards of Internet of Things Manufacturers 11/02/16 Esty, Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney, Himes Announce Federal Grants for Farms in Lebanon, Easton, Litchfield, New Canaan 11/01/16 Senators Baldwin, Blumenthal, Murray, Durbin Announce Legislation to Strengthen Servicemember Employment and Reemployment Protections 11/01/16 Letter to Ms. Heather Bresch, CEO, Mylan - New Questions for Mylan About EpiPen Price Hike, Pricing Strategy 10/31/16 Letter to the Honorable Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney General of the Department of Justice and Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Regarding the Lack of Standards and Support Provided to Airline Personnel in Addressing and Responding to Incidents of Sexual Harassment and Assault 10/31/16 Letter to the Honorable Jim Inhofe, Chairman of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, the Honorable Barbara Boxer, Ranking Member of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, the Honorable Bill Shuster, Chairman of the Committee on Transportation, the Honorable Peter DeFazio, Ranking Member of the Committee on Transportation, the Honorable Rob Bishop, Chairman of the Committee on Natural Resources, and the Honorable Raul Grijalva, Ranking Member of the Committee on Natural Resources - Call to Retain Restoration Subtitle S.2848 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) 10/31/16 Blumenthal Announces Bill to Strengthen Servicemember Employment and Reemployment Protections 10/28/16 Senator Warren, Members of Congress Applaud Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Task Force's Steps to Help Further Parity Protections 10/28/16 Senator Baldwin, Members of Congress Applaud Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Task Force's Steps to Help Further Parity Protections 10/28/16 Letter to the Hon. Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense - Restore Guard Bonuses 10/28/16 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney General and the Hon. Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator, DEA - Efforts Against Wholesale Opioid Distributors 10/28/16 Blumenthal Welcomes Final Rule to Expand Debt Relief for Students Defrauded & Deceived by Predatory For-Profit Schools 10/26/16 Letter to Federal Regulators - Strengthen Accountability Measures for Executive Pay 10/25/16 Blumenthal, Markey Welcome Judge's Approval of VW Settlement 10/25/16 Letter to Mr. Mike Davis, Executive Director/ CEO, United States Golf Association - Move Women's Open from Trump National Golf Club 10/25/16 Letter to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committee - Call to Remove Section 1094 of the National Defense Authorization Act 10/25/16 Blumenthal, Murphy Applaud $5.4 Million Federal Investment in SUBASE New London 10/25/16 Courtney, Blumenthal, Murphy Join The Groundbreaking Ceremony For New England Central Railroad Infrastructure Upgrades 10/25/16 Letter to the Hon. John McCain, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Hon. Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, the Hon. Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, the Hon. Adam Smith, Ranking Member of the Armed Services Committee - Call for a Provision Rolling Back Critical Workplace Protections Be Stripped From Final Defense Authorization Bill 10/24/16 Letter to the Members of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee - Call to Oppose "The Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls" Resolution 10/24/16 Markey, Blumenthal on New Transportation Dept. Auto Cybersecurity Guidance: It's A Take-Home Exam for Failing Students 10/24/16 Blumenthal Statement on National Guard Overpayment of Reenlistment Bonuses

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