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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
May 30, 2017 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, Ranking Member Patty Murray - Restore Medicare Program Eliminated in Trump's Budget
March 24, 2017 Letter to Mr. Stephen Hemsley, CEO of UnitedHealth Group - Negotiations with Hartford Healthcare
March 22, 2017 DeLauro and Blumenthal Statement on United Healthcare Group Threatening to Drop Providers in Connecticut
Feb. 9, 2017 Judiciary Committee Approves Bill Targeting Perpetrators of Crimes against Seniors
Dec. 20, 2016 Letter to President-elect Trump - Take Action in Bringing Down Prescription Drug Prices
Sept. 29, 2016 Blumenthal: CMS Ruling Barring Arbitration Clauses Will Give Nursing Home Residents and Families the Opportunity to Seek Justice
Sept. 15, 2016 Judiciary Committee Advances Blumenthal-Grassley Bill to Curb Crimes Targeting Seniors
June 16, 2016 Senate Unanimously Approves Collins, Blumenthal Resolution Recognizing World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
April 15, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Jacob Lew, Secretary of Treasury - Warning Treasury Secretary That Looming Pension Cuts Would Hurt Retirees in Minnesota, Across Country
April 7, 2016 Blumenthal, Whitehouse, Franken, Casey Introduce Elder Protection and Abuse Prevention Act
March 16, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies and the Honorable Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Support for Seniors Program
Feb. 2, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Kenneth Feinberg, Special Master for Implementation of the Treasury Department - On the Protection of Pension Plans of Central State Pension Plans
Nov. 9, 2015 Milcon-VA Appropriations Bill
Nov. 5, 2015 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act
Oct. 26, 2015 Connecticut Congressional Delegation Applauds $72 Million in LIHEAP Funding
Oct. 8, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Sept. 23, 2015 Letter to Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Calling on Medicare & Medicaid to Ban Long-Term Care Facilities from Using Unfair Arbitration Clauses
June 16, 2015 Senate Unanimously Approves Blumenthal, Collins Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
March 27, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee - Funding for Programs under the Older Americans Act
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Health Care
Dec. 22, 2014 Murphy, DeLauro, Blumenthal Celebrate News Thousands Of Connecticut Seniors Will Have Increased Access To Healthy Food
Dec. 19, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Increased Consumer Protections in Medicare Advantage Plans
Oct. 2, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Swiftly Release Federal Home Heating Aid
June 26, 2014 Blumenthal, Brown Introduce Legislation To Protect Seniors From Losing Their Doctors
April 3, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Seniors Programs
March 28, 2014 Letter to Aviva Sufian, Special Envoy for US Holocaust Survivor Services - Review of Funding Gaps and Barriers Impacting Holocaust Survivors
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Don't Cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid
Feb. 12, 2014 Blumenthal Applauds Restoration Of Military Retiree COLA Funding
Feb. 11, 2014 Repealing Section 403 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed - Continued
Feb. 11, 2014 Blumenthal Again Calls For Reversal Of Military Retiree COLA Reduction
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Health Care
Dec. 18, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2013
Dec. 6, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On Federal Court Decision To Issue Preliminary Injunction Against UnitedHealth Group
Oct. 18, 2013 Larson, Blumenthal, Murphy Oppose Closing of Bristol Social Security Office
Sept. 20, 2013 Letter to Stuart Delery, Assistant Attorney Gerneral, and Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Tax Lien Programs
Sept. 12, 2013 Cartwright Introduces Legislation to Protect Seniors
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Jeanne Lambrew, Deputy Assistant to the President for Health Policy - Health Care Cost Savings
May 10, 2013 Connecticut Delegation Applauds Award of $1.55 Million to Local Community Health Centers, 13 Centers Statewide Eligible to Benefit
April 26, 2013 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Tom Harkin and Jerry Moran - Senators Seek Support for Seniors
Feb. 4, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On Implementation Of Physician Payments Sunshine Act
Oct. 18, 2012 Blumenthal, Health Care Advocates to Call for Crackdown on Aggressive, Misleading Marketing of Power Mobility Devices
Oct. 11, 2012 Blumenthal Speaks at Elder Justice Coordinating Council Meeting Hosted by HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder
Oct. 2, 2012 Blumenthal Urges Action to Stop "Chemical Restraint" of Dementia Patients
Sept. 20, 2012 Senators Say Hands Off Social Security
Sept. 19, 2012 Senators Introduce Older Americans Act Reauthorization
Sept. 13, 2012 Senate Passes Resolution Declaring National Falls Prevention Awareness Day
June 14, 2012 Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act--Motion to Proceed--Resumed
Feb. 7, 2012 Blumenthal, Whitehouse, Franken, Casey Introduce Elder Protection and Abuse Prevention Act
Jan. 30, 2012 Blumenthal Continues Fight to End Elder Abuse with New Proposal
Dec. 9, 2011 Himes, Blumenthal Announces $2.8 Million for Norwalk's Kingsway Senior Housing
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