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June 18, 2015 Boxer, Colleagues Reintroduce Legislation to Address Pilot Fatigue Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
June 10, 2015 Danbury News-Times - Feds to railroads: Slow down at the curves Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
June 3, 2015 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 Rep. Elizabeth Esty Unknown
May 21, 2015 Letter to Susan Collins, Chairman, and Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Increasing Funding for Positive Train Control Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
May 20, 2015 Rep. Esty Statement on House Passage of the Highway and Transportation Act Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
May 19, 2015 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015 Rep. Elizabeth Esty Unknown
May 19, 2015 Larson: "No More Postponing the Responsibilities of Congress" Rep. John Larson Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 Letter to Paul Ryan, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Long-term Highway Funding Rep. John Larson Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 Highway Trust Fund Rep. Elizabeth Esty Unknown
May 13, 2015 Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty Statement on Amtrak 188 Derailment Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
April 27, 2015 Hartford Courant - U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty Tours Canton Bike Path Rep. Elizabeth Esty Canton, CT
April 22, 2015 Hultgren Reintroduces Legislation to Fix FAA's Hiring Procedure for Air Traffic Controllers Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
April 20, 2015 Schumer, Blumenthal: Despite Recent Rail Crashes, Like Spuyten Duyvil & Derailment of Dangerous Oil Cars, Positive Train Control, Best Way to Prevent Dangerous Crashes, Has Not Yet Been Implemented; Senators Introduce Legislation Requiring PTC by 2018, For Both Passenger & Freight Trains Carrying Hazardous Oil Cars Sen. Richard Blumenthal Hartford, CT
April 15, 2015 Letter to Admiral Paul F. Zukunft, Commandment of the Coast Guard - Passenger Protection for Cruise Vessels Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
April 14, 2015 Positive Train Control and Railroad Safety Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
April 13, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on MTA Inspector General's Report on Metro-North Sen. Richard Blumenthal Unknown
April 9, 2015 DeLauro Supports Call For Long-Term Surface Transportation Bill Rep. Rosa DeLauro New Haven, CT
April 9, 2015 Murphy "Stands Up 4 Transportation", Calls for Passage of Long-Term Transportation Bill Sen. Christopher Murphy Hartford, CT
April 4, 2015 Murphy Statement on Valhalla Metro-North Collision Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
March 26, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on Opposition to Extending Deadline for Implementation of Life-Saving, Rail Safety Technology Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
March 23, 2015 Letter to Mario Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee, and David Price, Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee - TIGER Transportation Funding Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
March 23, 2015 Letter to Mario Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee, and David Price, Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee - TIGER Transportation Funding Rep. James Himes Washington, DC
March 23, 2015 Letter to Mario Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee, and David Price, Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee - TIGER Transportation Funding Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
March 23, 2015 Feinstein Supports Call for Crude-by-Rail Safety Investments Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
March 23, 2015 Blumenthal Calls for Crude-By-Rail Safety Investments Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
March 23, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Susan Collins, Charmin of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, and the Honorable Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies - Crude Oil by Rail Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
March 19, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on FTC Settlement with BMW Over Conditioned Warranty Coverage Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
March 13, 2015 Blumenthal Statement On Federal Highway Administration Testing Of ET-Plus Guardrail End Terminals Sen. Richard Blumenthal Hartford, CT
March 12, 2015 Executive Session Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
March 12, 2015 Blumenthal Statement On Federal Highway Administration Guardrail Evaluation Report Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
March 12, 2015 Blumenthal Statement On Senate Confirmation Of National Transportation Safety Board Chairman And Member Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
March 9, 2015 Eight Members Of Congress Ask Uber, Lyft, Sidecar To Adopt Fingerprint-Based Background Checks Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
March 9, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on House Proposal to Bypass Connecticut Rail Stations in New Amtrak Bill Sen. Richard Blumenthal Hartford, CT
March 9, 2015 DeLauro Applauds $9 Million In Additional Sandy Funds For New Haven Union Station Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
March 6, 2015 Courtney Convenes Local Businesses, Freight Rail Providers to Address High Shipping Costs Rep. Joseph Courtney Norwich, CT
March 6, 2015 On Appropriations Committee, Murphy will Oppose House Plan for New High-Speed Rail Service that Bypasses Connecticut Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
March 6, 2015 CT Mirror - CT senators vow to block high-speed rail that bypasses state Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
March 5, 2015 The News-Times - Esty Offers Bill to Improve Safety at Rail Crossings Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
March 5, 2015 Reps. Himes, Esty, Maloney, Brownley, Pascrell Introduce Rail Safety Bill Rep. James Himes Washington, DC
March 5, 2015 Reps. Himes, Esty, Maloney, Brownley, Pascrell Introduce Rail Safety Bill Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2015 Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
March 3, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - ET-Plus Guardrail and End Terminals Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
March 2, 2015 Markey & Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Ensure Safety Recalls Are More Quickly Completed Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
March 2, 2015 Blumenthal And Markey Introduce Legislation To Ensure Safety Recalls Are More Quickly Completed Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
March 2, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Gene Dorado, Comptroller General of the United States Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2015 Blumenthal Issues Statement on California Metrolink Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Collision Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Feb. 23, 2015 Blumenthal Statement On National Transportation Safety Board Preliminary Report On Valhalla Metro-North Crash Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Feb. 15, 2015 In Light Of Fatal Metro-North Collision, Schumer, Blumenthal Introduce New Highway-Rail Grade Safety Crossing Bill; There Are Over 5,000 Rail Crossings In NY & CT, With Nearly 400 Accidents In Recent Years Sen. Richard Blumenthal Unknown
Feb. 11, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House of Representatives - Improving Transportation Infrastructure Rep. Joseph Courtney Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House of Representatives - Improving Transportation Infrastructure Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2015 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, United States Representatives - Highway Funding Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House of Representatives - Improving Transportation Infrastructure Rep. James Himes Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House of Representatives - Improving Transportation Infrastructure Rep. John Larson Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2015 Blumenthal, Markey To Introduce Legislation To Protect Drivers From Auto Security And Privacy Vulnerabilities With Standards And "Cyber Dashboard" Sen. Richard Blumenthal Hartford, CT
Feb. 9, 2015 CT Post - Esty Says Rail Investment Bill Shortchanges Safety Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
Feb. 4, 2015 DeLauro Statement On Valhalla Metro-North Accident Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
Feb. 4, 2015 Himes Statement on Metro-North Crash on Harlem Line Rep. James Himes Washington, DC
Jan. 31, 2015 Markey, Blumenthal Commend NHTSA for New Airbag Safety Recall Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Jan. 30, 2015 Letter to Mark Rosekind, Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - Call on NHTSA Administrator to Provide Update on Recalls, Service Campaigns Related to Airbag Manufacturer Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Jan. 29, 2015 Letter to Joseph Giulietti, President of Metro-North - Rail Safety Sen. Richard Blumenthal Unknown
Jan. 28, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on Metro-North Derailment Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Jan. 28, 2015 Letter to Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors Company - Extend January 31 Deadline for Victims to Apply for Compensation Fund Sen. Richard Blumenthal Unknown
Jan. 20, 2015 Blumenthal Statement On President Obama's State Of The Union Address Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Jan. 17, 2015 Blumenthal, Schumer Raise Red Flags On FHWA Testing Of Potentially-Defective Guardrails: In Letter To Federal Highway Administration, Senators Call For State-Of-The-Art Methodology, Transparency In Testing Sen. Richard Blumenthal Hartford, CT
Jan. 17, 2015 Letter to Greg Nadeau, Acting Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration - Potentially-Defective Guardrails Sen. Richard Blumenthal Unknown
Jan. 11, 2015 Blumenthal Statement On Selection Of Sarah Feinberg As Interim Administrator Of Federal Railroad Administration Sen. Richard Blumenthal Hartford, CT
Jan. 8, 2015 Markey, Blumenthal Applaud Fines for Honda Violations of Vehicle Safety Laws Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Dec. 23, 2014 Himes: New Report Underscores Need for Transportation Investments Rep. James Himes Stamford, CT
Dec. 18, 2014 Himes Urges Long-Term Extension of Commuter Tax Benefit Rep. James Himes Washington, DC
Dec. 15, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Metro-North Announcement Of Sleep Apnea Tests For Engineers Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Dec. 11, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014 Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Dec. 10, 2014 Letter to Shinehisa Takada, Chairman and CEO of Takata Corporation - Safety Testing Used On Defective Airbags Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Dec. 8, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Remove From OmnibusProvisions That Roll Back Regulations Governing Truck Safety Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Dec. 6, 2014 Murphy, Blumenthal Applaud Senate Passage of Honor Flight Act Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Dec. 6, 2014 Murphy, Blumenthal Applaud Senate Passage of Honor Flight Act Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
Dec. 3, 2014 Markey, Blumenthal Assail Takata Rejection of Nationwide Airbag Recall Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Dec. 3, 2014 Himes Helps Pass Bill to Renew Transit Benefit Rep. James Himes Washington, DC
Nov. 25, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On FRA Advisory On Redundant Signal Protection Sen. Richard Blumenthal Hartford, CT
Nov. 19, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On NTSB Investigation Of Metro-North Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Nov. 19, 2014 Murphy Statement on NTSB Report of Metro-North Accidents Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
Nov. 18, 2014 Markey, Blumenthal Statement on Expansion of Takata Airbag Recall to Include all Driver-Side Airbags Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Nov. 17, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Preliminary Approval For Metro-North Contract To Install Inward- And Outward-Facing Cameras On Rail Fleet Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Nov. 13, 2014 Blumenthal Calls On General Motors To Contact Known Victims Of Faulty Ignition Switch, Extend Compensation Fund Deadline For Families That Just Learned Of Eligibility Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Nov. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Allow Appropriately-Trained Military Doctors to Treat Ebola Patients and Resist Travel Ban Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
Nov. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consider Safety Reform and Priorities When Nominating New NHTSA Administrator Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Nov. 10, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On New GM Ignition Switch Documents Sen. Richard Blumenthal Hartford, CT
Nov. 7, 2014 Blumenthal, Markey Call On Department Of Justice To Open Criminal Investigation Of Takata Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Oct. 30, 2014 Gov. Malloy Announces Funding to Complete New Haven's Downtown Crossing Rep. Rosa DeLauro New Haven, CT
Oct. 28, 2014 DeLauro Statement On NTSB's Final Findings In Metro-North Accidents Rep. Rosa DeLauro New Haven, CT
Oct. 28, 2014 Blumenthal Issues Statement On NTSB Report Identifying Causes Of Major Metro-North Derailments, Fatalities Sen. Richard Blumenthal Hartford, CT
Oct. 28, 2014 Himes Statement on NTSB Metro-North Accident Reports Rep. James Himes Bridgeport, CT
Oct. 23, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On NTSB Report Detailing Deaths of 15 Railroad And Transit Workers In 2013 Sen. Richard Blumenthal Hartford, CT
Oct. 12, 2014 Letter to Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Airplane Noise Rep. John Larson Washington, DC
Oct. 10, 2014 New Haven Register - Rosa DeLauro Seeking 13th Term in Congress, Fighting "Toxic' Atmosphere in Washington Rep. Rosa DeLauro New Haven, CT
Oct. 8, 2014 Murphy Remarks on Coastal Resiliency at Northeast Risk and Resilience Leadership Forum Sen. Christopher Murphy Stamford, CT
Oct. 7, 2014 Murphy Calls on Congressional Committees to Release Funding to Fight Ebola Epidemic Sen. Christopher Murphy Hartford, CT
Oct. 4, 2014 New Haven Register - Esty Confident as Race for 5th District Enters Final Weeks Rep. Elizabeth Esty New Haven, CT
Oct. 2, 2014 Himes, Malloy, Blumenthal, Murphy and Rilling Announce Federal Grant for Walk Bridge Replacement Sen. Christopher Murphy Norwalk, CT
Oct. 2, 2014 Himes, Malloy, Blumenthal, Murphy and Rilling Announce Federal Grant for Walk Bridge Replacement Rep. James Himes Norwalk, CT
Oct. 2, 2014 Gov. Malloy Announces Plan for Full Replacement of the New Haven Line's Walk Bridge Sen. Richard Blumenthal Norwalk, CT
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