Senator Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements

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Full Name: Richard Blumenthal
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last 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
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Issue Position: Jobs & Economy Issue Position: Protecting Children & Families Issue Position: Education Issue Position: Protecting Long Island Sound & Our Environment Issue Position: Jobs & Economy Issue Position: Green Energy Issue Position: National Security & the Fight Against Terrorism Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Energy & Environment Issue Position: Veterans Issue Position: Seniors Issue Position: No Veteran Left Behind Issue Position: Wall Street Accountability Issue Position: Education Issue Position: Supporting Women Issue Position: Foreign Policy & National Security Issue Position: Afghanistan 7/20/14 Blumenthal Statement on Russian Involvement in Downing of MH17 7/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians 7/17/14 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 7/17/14 Blumenthal Issues Statement On Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence Report On Intimate Partner Violence On College Campuses 7/17/14 Blumenthal Statement On Senate Passage Of Terrorism Risk Insurance Act 7/17/14 Blumenthal To Visit Mexican Border For Firsthand Look At Immigration Crisis 7/16/14 Blumenthal, Harkin, Casey Introduce Legislation To Hold Companies Accountable For Concealing Defects 7/16/14 Protect Women's Health from Corporate Interference Act 7/15/14 Blumenthal Statement On Lorillard-Reynolds American Merger 7/15/14 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Net Neutrality 7/15/14 Letter to Ronald Stroman, Deputy Postmaster General of the United States Postal Service - Consider Employee Impact During Network Rationalization Plan 7/14/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Oppression and AGOA 7/14/14 Letter to David Green, CEO of Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. - Coverage of Contraceptives for Hobby Lobby Employees 7/11/14 Letter to David Friedman, Acting Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - Children Left Unattended in Cars 7/09/14 Following Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Decision, Murphy, Blumenthal Co-Sponsor Legislative Fix to Protect Women's Health 7/09/14 Murphy, Blumenthal Offer Lori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act as Amendment to Sportsmen Bill 7/09/14 Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Authorization Act - Motion to Proceed 7/08/14 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Student Loan Contracts 7/08/14 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed - Continued 7/07/14 Gun Violence 7/07/14 Blumenthal Announces Amtrak To Expand Discounts To Veterans 7/07/14 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Access Audit 7/03/14 Gov. Malloy, Members of Conn. Congressional Delegation Meet with U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx 7/02/14 Letter to Brian Deese, Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Laboratory Developed Tests 7/02/14 Connecticut Congressional Delegation, Members Of New York Delegation Call For Repeal Of Law Compelling Sale Of Plum Island, Enabling Preservation Of Environmental Treasure 7/02/14 Blumenthal Shops At Target To Commend Corporation On New No-Guns Policy 7/02/14 Letter to David Friedman, Acting Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - Early Warning Reporting System 7/01/14 Blumenthal to Introduce Comprehensive Legislation to Enforce and Enhance Rail Safety Following Series of High Profile Catastrophes and Disruptions 6/30/14 Himes, Blumenthal, Murphy Applaud $30 Million Grant for South Norwalk 6/30/14 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Richard Shelby, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House of Representatives on Appropriations, and Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations - Plum Island 6/27/14 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Community Broadband Progress 6/26/14 Blumenthal, Brown Introduce Legislation To Protect Seniors From Losing Their Doctors