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July 12, 2016 DeLauro on the Trans-Pacific Partnership: No Lame Duck Vote Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
July 9, 2016 DeLauro Calls on Congress to Reject a Lame Duck Vote on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
July 7, 2016 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs- Menendez, Booker, Senate Dems Call on VA to Do More to Prevent and Correct Abuse of Veterans in Higher Ed Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
July 7, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commisions - FCC To Finalize Broadband Privacy Rules Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
July 6, 2016 Vote on No Fly, No Buy and Background Checks Rep. John Larson Washington, DC
July 6, 2016 Providing for Consideration of H.R. Federal Information Systems Safeguards Act of and Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules Rep. John Larson Washington, DC
July 5, 2016 Gun Violence Rep. John Larson Washington, DC
July 5, 2016 We Are Asking for A Vote Rep. John Larson Washington, DC
July 1, 2016 Letter to John Thune and Bill Nelson, Respectively Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation; Bill Shuster and Peter DeFazio, Respectively Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Heinrich Leads Effort to Attach Airport Security Measure to FAA Reauthorization Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
June 29, 2016 Murphy & Blumenthal: Silence is Not Enough--the Time for Action is Now Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
June 29, 2016 Letter to Mitch McConnell and Harry Reid, Respectively Majority Leader and Minority Leader of the US Senate - Urging Senate Leadership to Support Funding for Gun Violence Prevention Research, Remove Anti-Gun Safety Riders from Appropriations Legislation Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
June 29, 2016 Murphy & Blumenthal: Silence is Not Enough--the Time for Action is Now Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
June 29, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the United States Senate, and the Honorable Harry Reid, Minority Leader of the United States Senate - Urge for Senate Leadership to Support Funding Gun Violence Prevention Research, Remove Anti-Gun Safety Riders from Appropriations Legislation Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
June 29, 2016 Murphy Votes for Bipartisan Bill to Restore Stability & Opportunity for Puerto Rico Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
June 28, 2016 Murphy Calls on Congress to Immediately Pass Bipartisan Bill to Confront Zika Emergency Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
June 28, 2016 Blumenthal Welcomes CPSC and IKEA Recall of Dangerous Chests and Bureaus After Fatal Tipovers Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
June 28, 2016 Blumenthal on Zika: We Need Meaningful Action Now Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
June 27, 2016 New Haven Register: DeLauro, Larson say they can "save' Social Security Rep. John Larson Wallingford, CT
June 23, 2016 Blumenthal Statement Following Senate Vote on Bipartisan Compromise to Prevent Terrorists from buying Guns Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
June 23, 2016 Blumenthal Statement on Supreme Court's Deadlocked United States v. Texas Decision Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
June 23, 2016 Murphy Statement on Senate Vote on Provision to Prevent Terror Suspects from Buying Guns Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
June 22, 2016 Letter to Renata Hesse, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice- Blumenthal, Franken, Warren Brown, Markey, Feinstein, Hirono Call on DOJ to Block Proposed Health Insurer Mergers Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
June 22, 2016 Blumenthal Statement on House Sit-in to Call for Action on Gun Violence Prevention Measures Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
June 22, 2016 Murphy Applauds House Democrats For Unprecedented Sit-in, Demanding Votes To Stem Gun Violence Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
June 20, 2016 Blumenthal, Murphy & Courtney: Inspector General Report Confirms That ICE Could and Should Have Done More to Remove Jean Jacques Before Brutal Slaying Rep. Joseph Courtney Hartford, CT
June 20, 2016 Blumenthal, Murphy & Courtney: Inspector General Report Confirms That ICE Could and Should Have Done More to Remove Jean Jacques Before Brutal Slaying Sen. Richard Blumenthal Hartford, CT
June 20, 2016 Murphy Statement On Defeat Of Measures To Close Terror Gap & Expand Background Checks Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
June 20, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Robert Califf, MD, U.S. Food and Drug Administration- End Discriminatory Blood Donation Ban Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
June 20, 2016 Blumenthal, Murphy & Courtney: Inspector General Report Confirms That ICE Could and Should Have Done More to Remove Jean Jacques Before Brutal Slaying Sen. Christopher Murphy Hartford, CT
June 20, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Robert Califf, MD, U.S. Food and Drug Administration- End Discriminatory Blood Donation Ban Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
June 20, 2016 Blumenthal: We Will Not Give Up or Go Away Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
June 16, 2016 Letter to Susan Phillips, Chair of the NACIQI and Jennifer Hong, Executive Director of the NACIQI- Blumenthal, Durbin, Brown, Warren & Murray: For-Profit College Accreditor Should Lose Recognition Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
June 15, 2016 DeLauro Statement On The First Zika Conference Committee Meeting Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
June 15, 2016 How Connecticut Politicians Are Leading the Fight on Gun Control Rep. James Himes Unknown
June 14, 2016 National Public Radio: Democratic Rep. Jim Himes Refuses To Stay Silent After Orlando Shooting Rep. James Himes Unknown
June 14, 2016 Letter to the Honorable David Shulkin, Under Secretary for Health, Veterans Health Administration - Senators Press VA on Inadequate Progress in Improving Quality, Timely Access to Care Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
June 13, 2016 Slate: "Some Mock and Tepid Ritual of Sanctity" Rep. James Himes Unknown
June 10, 2016 Letter to Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray, Respectively Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee - Murphy, Capito Lead Bipartisan Group of Senators in Urging Greater Focus on Access to Care, Reducing High Out-of-Pocket Costs for Patients with Chronic Diseases Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
June 10, 2016 Letter to Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray, Respectively Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee - Murphy, Capito Lead Bipartisan Group of Senators in Urging Greater Focus on Access to Care, Reducing High Out-of-Pocket Costs for Patients with Chronic Diseases Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
June 9, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Murphy, Blumenthal Join Senate Colleagues in Calling for Halt to Immigration Raids Targeting Central American Women and Children Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
June 9, 2016 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2017 Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
June 9, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Murphy, Blumenthal Join Senate Colleagues in Calling for Halt to Immigration Raids Targeting Central American Women and Children Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
June 9, 2016 DeLauro Calls On FDA To Update Recall Procedures Following OIG Report Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
June 9, 2016 Members and Advocates Call on Congress to Reject the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Bill Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
June 8, 2016 Blumenthal, Colleagues Praise Senate Passage of Female Veteran Suicide Prevention Act Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
June 8, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communications Commision- Protect Americans from Unwanted Robocalls and Robotexts Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
June 8, 2016 Murphy, Gillibrand, Feinstein Intrdouce Bill to Stop Abuse & Assault at Teen "Boot Camp" Programs Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
June 7, 2016 Blumenthal: Nazi theft of Art Was More Than Pilfering of Property - It Was an Act of Inhumanity Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
June 7, 2016 Murphy Calls for Immediate Vote on "Billy's Law" After New GAO Report Recommends Streamlining Missing Persons Databases Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
June 7, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John F. Kerry, Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense, U.S. Department of Defense- Protect Servicemembers, Civil Servants and their Families in Zika-Affected Areas Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
June 6, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Following Insufficient Response from Secretary Carter, Blumenthal, Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Request President Obama Open an Independent Investigation into Alleged Efforts by Department of Defense to Mislead Congress on Military Sexual Assault Cases Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
June 6, 2016 Our Government is Broken Rep. John Larson Hartford, CT
May 26, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency- Protect Pollinators & Further Examine Impacts of Pesticides on Pollinators Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
May 26, 2016 Murphy, Warren, Booker, Coons Statement on New Accountability Rule from Dept. of Education Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
May 26, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency- Protect Pollinators & Further Examine Impacts of Pesticides on Pollinators Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
May 24, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Disband the Select Panel Rep. James Himes Unknown
May 24, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice - Call for Full Implementation Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
May 24, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Disband the Select Panel Rep. Rosa DeLauro Unknown
May 24, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Disband the Select Panel Rep. Joseph Courtney Unknown
May 24, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Disband the Select Panel Rep. Elizabeth Esty Unknown
May 24, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Disband the Select Panel Rep. John Larson Unknown
May 18, 2016 The Washington Post - Democrats' Latest Supreme Court Tactic: No Recess Till Confirmation Rep. Elizabeth Esty Unknown
May 18, 2016 Los Angeles Times - How To Make The Senate Consider Merrick Garland For The Supreme Court Rep. Elizabeth Esty Unknown
May 12, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
May 11, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Humans Services, and The Honorable Robert M. Califf, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration- FDA Rule is Critical Step to Protecting Children and Teens from Tobacco Products Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
May 3, 2016 DeLauro, Murphy Call For Improved HUD Inspections Rep. Rosa DeLauro Unknown
April 18, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Management and Budget - Call for Finalization of Long Overdue Tobacco Regulations Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
March 23, 2016 Esty Announces Legislation To Prevent Congress From Adjourning Without Considering Supreme Court Nominee After 125 Days Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
March 20, 2016 Rep. Rosa DeLauro Joins Obama On Historic Cuba Trip Rep. Rosa DeLauro Unknown
March 17, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Robert McDonald, Secretary of Department of Veterans Affairs - Wasteful Spending within the Department of Veterans Affairs Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
March 16, 2016 Himes Statement on Obama's nomination of Chief Judge Merrick Garland Rep. James Himes Washington, DC
March 16, 2016 Hearing of the Research and Technology Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Esty, Hearing on "An Overview of the Budget Proposal for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for Fiscal Year 2017" Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
March 16, 2016 Esty To McConnell: Your Constitutional Responsibility Is Clear. Hold A Vote For Merrick Garland. Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
March 8, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
March 1, 2016 Supreme Court Vacancies in Election Years Rep. James Himes Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2016 Filling the Supreme Court Vacancy Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Feb. 23, 2016 Blumenthal Statement on Senate Republicans Refusing to Hold Hearings on Supreme Court Nominee Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Feb. 22, 2016 Nomination of Robert Califf Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Feb. 16, 2016 Blumenthal Statement on Grassley Opening Door to Judiciary Committee Hearings for Supreme Court Nominee Sen. Richard Blumenthal Hartford, CT
Feb. 16, 2016 Murphy Calls on Senate Republicans to Follow Constitution, Fill Supreme Court Vacancy Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
Feb. 13, 2016 Blumenthal Statement on Death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Sen. Richard Blumenthal Hartford, CT
Feb. 2, 2016 Letter to Speaker Ryan, Majority Leaders McCarthy and McConnell, and Majority Whip Cornyn - End to Taxpayer-Funded Partisan Planned Parenthood Investigations Sen. Richard Blumenthal Unknown
Jan. 21, 2016 Democratic Senators and Leading Researchers Push for Funding Gun Violence Research at CDC Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Jan. 20, 2016 Blumenthal Statement on FRA Enforcement of Rail-Safety Rules Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Jan. 15, 2016 Markey & Blumenthal Statement on Voluntary NHTSA-Automaker Safety Agreement Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Jan. 13, 2016 Murphy Statement on President Obama's Final State of the Union Address Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
Jan. 12, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Demanding End to Immigration Raids Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, D.C.
Jan. 12, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Demanding End to Immigration Raids Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, D.C.
Jan. 12, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Demanding End to Immigration Raids Rep. John Larson Washington, D.C.
Jan. 8, 2016 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 Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
Jan. 8, 2016 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 Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Jan. 5, 2016 After Efforts from Markey, Klobuchar and Blumenthal, Department of Justice Sues Volkswagen for Emissions Violations Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Jan. 4, 2016 Markey, Blumenthal Statement On Takata Manipulation Of Airbag Test Data Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Dec. 23, 2015 Blumenthal, Markey on NHTSA Recall Completion Rates: "Completely Unacceptable and a Massive Disappointment" Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Dec. 22, 2015 Letter to Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration - Misuse and Abuse of Prescription Drugs Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, D.C.
Dec. 18, 2015 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 Rep. John Larson Washington, DC
Dec. 17, 2015 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 Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Dec. 15, 2015 Markey, Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Increase Protections for Online Consumers Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Dec. 11, 2015 Blumenthal, Murphy Statement on Malloy Executive Order Banning Gun Permits for Individuals on "No Fly' List in Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Dec. 11, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - Urging Speaker Ryan to Restore Office of Technology Assessment Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
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