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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
July 12, 2017 Blumenthal Introduces Bill to Reform Military Discharge Process, Aid Survivors of Sexual Assault
June 30, 2017 Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduces Bill to Protect Veterans' Education Benefits
June 28, 2017 Blumenthal Applauds Veterans' Affairs Committee Passage of Measure to Modernize VA Appeals Process
June 27, 2017 Tester and Senate Veterans Affairs' Committee Members Highlight Impact of Senate Health Care Plan on Veterans
June 22, 2017 Letter to the Honorable James Mattis, Secretary of US Department of Defense - Department of Defense Treatment of Service Members Mental Health Conditions
June 16, 2017 Murphy, Blumenthal Helping to Lead Legislation to Restore Honor to Service Members Discharged Due to Sexual Orientation
June 7, 2017 Blumenthal Statement on Senate Passage of VA Accountability Measure
May 30, 2017 Duckworth, Collins & Blumenthal Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Make Preventive Healthcare More Affordable for Veterans
May 26, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump, Director Mick Mulvaney, Office of Management and Budget - America's Veterans Deserve Better Than Trump Budget
May 25, 2017 Cotton, Graham, Blumenthal & Markey Introduce Bill to Increase Pensions for Medal of Honor Recipients
May 18, 2017 Blumenthal, Duckworth, Collins Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Make Preventative Healthcare More Affordable for Veterans
May 9, 2017 Duckworth, Tester, Nelson & Blumenthal Highlight Trumpcare's Devastating Tax Hikes on Millions of Veterans
May 2, 2017 Bost, Esty Lead Introduction of Bipartisan, Bicameral Appeals Modernization Legislation
May 2, 2017 Isakson, Blumenthal Announce Bill to Modernize VA Appeals Process
March 24, 2017 Blumenthal, Tester Introduce Legislation to Overhaul Broken VA Appeals Process
March 23, 2017 Blumenthal, Tester Introduce Legislation to Overhaul Broken VA Appeals Process
March 16, 2017 Letter to the Honorable David Shulkin, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, General Robert B. Neller, Commandant of the Marine Coprs - Provide Trauma Services for Victims of Military Sexual Harassment
March 10, 2017 Letter to the Hon. David Shulkin - Regarding Mental Health Services For Other-Than-Honorably Discharged Veterans
March 7, 2017 McCain Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators to Continue the Veterans Choice Program
Feb. 21, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Megan Brennan - Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer of the United States Postal Service
Feb. 16, 2017 Blumenthal, Ernst Introduce Bill to Establish "Gold Star" Stamp, Honoring the Sacrifice of Families Who Have Lost a Loved One in Combat
Jan. 26, 2017 Letter to President Trump - Lift Hiring Freeze On VA and Exempt Veterans Seeking Federal Employment
Jan. 25, 2017 Letter to President Trump - Exempt Entire VA from Hiring Freeze
Jan. 18, 2017 NEWS: Veterans with Service-Connected Injuries Eligible for IVF Services Starting Tomorrow
Jan. 11, 2017 Blumenthal Statement on the Nomination of David Shulkin to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Dec. 10, 2016 Senate Unanimously Approves Moran-Blumenthal Bill to Reform VA Accountability
Dec. 10, 2016 Isakson, Blumenthal Hail Senate Passage of Bipartisan Veterans Reform Package
Dec. 10, 2016 Blumenthal Leads Senate Passage of Bipartisan Veterans Reform Package
Dec. 9, 2016 Rep. McNerney's Bipartisan Bill to Improve Broadband Access for Veterans Passes House
Dec. 8, 2016 Blumenthal-Backed Provision in NDAA to Help Clear Way for Connecticut-Raised Servicemember to Receive Medal of Honor
Dec. 6, 2016 21st Century Cures Bill
Dec. 6, 2016 Blumenthal, Isakson Applaud House Passage of Bipartisan, Bicameral Veterans Reform Package
Nov. 18, 2016 Blumenthal, Bipartisan Coalition Introduce Legislation Incentivizing Law Enforcement Agencies to Hire Veterans
Nov. 17, 2016 Blumenthal, Murphy, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Halt Claw Back National Guard Bonuses
Nov. 17, 2016 Blumenthal & Esty Applaud Senate Approval of Legislation to Include Gold Star Families in Veterans History Project
Nov. 16, 2016 Stamford Plus - Blumenthal and Esty Applaud Senate Approval of Legislation to Include Gold Star Families in Veterans History Project
Nov. 15, 2016 Blumenthal & Moran Applaud Senate Approval of Legislation to Include Gold Star Families in Veterans History Project
Oct. 6, 2016 Klobuchar, Members of Congress Urge Va to Ensure That No Call From a Veteran in Crisis Goes Unanswered
Oct. 6, 2016 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Ensure That No Call From a Veteran in Crisis Goes Unanswered
Sept. 29, 2016 Blumenthal & Moran Introduce Legislation to Include Gold Star Families in Veterans History Project
Sept. 19, 2016 Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2016
Sept. 15, 2016 Letter to the Hon. John King, Secretary, Department of Education - Regarding the Closure of ITT Tech and Associated Student Debt Relief Measures
Sept. 14, 2016 The Future of the VA: Examining the Commission on Care Report and VA's Response
Sept. 14, 2016 Senators Introduce Legislation to Overhaul Veterans Appeals Process
Aug. 31, 2016 Connecticut Delegation Announces More Than $3 Million to Prevent Veteran Homelessness
July 22, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Robert McDonald, Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs - Justice for Veterans Living With PTSD
July 14, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John King, Secretary of Education, The Honorable Edith Ramirez, Chairman, Federal Trade Commission, The Honorable Richard Cordray, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and The Honorable Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Act to Protect Students & Veterans From Fraudulent Institutions Like Trump University
July 13, 2016 Isakson, Blumenthal Applaud Senate Passage of Veterans' Benefits Legislation
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
July 7, 2016 Blumenthal: Newly Released Veterans Suicide Data is Continuing Call to Action
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