Senator Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Sr, Democratic
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Issue Position: Energy & Environment Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Protecting Children & Families Issue Position: Supporting Women Issue Position: Green Energy Issue Position: Afghanistan Issue Position: National Security & the Fight Against Terrorism Issue Position: No Veteran Left Behind Issue Position: Veterans Issue Position: Seniors Issue Position: Foreign Policy & National Security Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Education Issue Position: Jobs & Economy Issue Position: Education Issue Position: Jobs & Economy Issue Position: Wall Street Accountability Issue Position: Protecting Long Island Sound & Our Environment 8/06/15 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the House Rules Committee, and Chuck Schumer, Ranking Member of the House Rules Committee - Advocating for Better Employee Wages 8/05/15 Tillis, Blumenthal Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Veterans' Use of GI Bill Benefits, Stop Use on Unaccredited Education Programs 8/04/15 Following Tragic Killing of African Lion, Blumenthal, Booker Demand Airlines Prohibit Shipment of Animal Trophies 8/03/15 Prohibiting Federal Funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America--Motion to Proceed 8/03/15 Blumenthal Demands Explanation of Retailers Blocking New Secure Mobile Payment Methods 8/02/15 Blumenthal Statement on Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan 7/31/15 Blumenthal Statement on Initial Operational Readiness of Marine Corps' F-35B Joint Strike Fighter 7/31/15 Blumenthal, Isakson Applaud Passage of VA Budget and Choice Improvement Act 7/31/15 Blumenthal Unveils New Legislation to Increase Efforts, Improve Programs Dedicated to Reducing Veteran Homelessness 7/31/15 Blumenthal, Menendez, Booker, Cardin Announce CECIL Animal Trophies Act to Disincentivize Trophy Killings 7/30/15 Veteran Housing Stability Act of 2015 7/30/15 Prohibiting Federal Funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America--Motion to Proceed 7/30/15 Markey, Blumenthal Decry Lack of Choice, Competition in Pay-TV Video Box Marketplace 7/30/15 At Home for Homeless Veterans, Blumenthal to Announce New Bill To Combat Veteran Homelessness 7/30/15 Blumenthal Statement on Vote Against Senate Transportation Bill 7/29/15 Blumenthal Joins Senate Effort to Designate September 25, 2015 as National Lobster Day 7/29/15 Portman and Blumenthal Introduce Bill to Strengthen Global Efforts to Stop Human Trafficking 7/29/15 Hire More Heroes Act of 2015--Continued 7/29/15 Connecticut Delegation Announces $12.4 Million in Emergency Preparedness Funding 7/28/15 Following Discovery of Wireless Car Hacking Vulnerability and Subsequent Auto Recall, Blumenthal, Markey Urge NHTSA to Investigate Potential Safety, Security Threats in Additional Vehicles 7/28/15 Blumenthal, Portman Reintroduce Bill to Strengthen Global Efforts to Stop Human Trafficking Following Release of State Department Annual Trafficking in Persons Report 7/28/15 Letter to the Federal Bureau of Investigation - Background Checks by Major Gun Retailers 7/28/15 In Wake of Tragic Charleston Shooting, Senators Implore Firearm Dealers to Cease Gun Sales Until Background Check is Completed, Stop Default Sales if Check is Pending Beyond 72 Hours 7/24/15 Blumenthal Statement on California Federal Court Ruling That Obama Administration's Family Detention Policy Is Illegal 7/24/15 Blumenthal Statement on Anthem-Cigna Merger 7/24/15 Blumenthal Statement on Tragic Louisiana Shooting 7/24/15 Blumenthal Statement on Fiat Chrysler Hacking Recall 7/24/15 In Wake of Unprecedented Consolidation in Health Insurance Market, Blumenthal Urges DOJ to Combine Merger Reviews, Ensure Assessment of Full Impact on Consumers 7/23/15 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 7/23/15 DeLauro, Blumenthal, Murphy, Himes, Esty Announce Economic Development Award For Valley, Waterbury Area 7/22/15 Women Veterans and Family Health Services Act of 2015 7/22/15 Wyden, Senators Call on FCC to Apply Privacy Protections to Broadband