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Dec. 19, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader, the Hon. Charles Schumer, Senate Minority Leader, the Hon. Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and the Hon. Patrick Leahy, Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - Continue Defunding USDA Inspections, Ban Horse Meat in US Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Dec. 19, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader, the Hon. Charles Schumer, Senate Minority Leader, the Hon. Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and the Hon. Patrick Leahy, Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - Continue Defunding USDA Inspections, Ban Horse Meat in US Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
Dec. 15, 2017 Blumenthal Announces Senate Passage of First Ever Federal Anti-Animal Cruelty Statute Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Nov. 22, 2017 Letter to the President - Bipartisan Group of 68 Members of Congress Call on Trump to Uphold Protections for African Elephants Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
Nov. 21, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Ryan Zinke, Secretary of US Department of the Interior - Elephant Trophy Decision Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
July 25, 2017 DeLauro, Courtney Hail Passage of Bill Prohibiting the Sale of Plum Island Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
July 25, 2017 DeLauro, Courtney Hail Passage of Bill Prohibiting the Sale of Plum Island Rep. Joseph Courtney Washington, DC
May 30, 2017 Letter to the Honorable John Boozman, Chairman, and the Honorable Jon Tester, Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security - Plum Island Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
May 30, 2017 Letter to the Honorable John Boozman, Chairman, and the Honorable Jon Tester, Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security - Plum Island Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Robert Aderholt and the Hon. Ranking Member Sanford Bishop of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, & Related Agencies - Smith, Blumenauer Urge Funding for Animal Welfare Rep. James Himes Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Robert Aderholt and the Hon. Ranking Member Sanford Bishop of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, & Related Agencies - Smith, Blumenauer Urge Funding for Animal Welfare Rep. Joseph Courtney Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Robert Aderholt and the Hon. Ranking Member Sanford Bishop of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, & Related Agencies - Smith, Blumenauer Urge Funding for Animal Welfare Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
March 15, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Ryan Zinke, Secretary of US Department of the Interior - Funding for Land and Water Conservation Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
March 15, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Ryan Zinke, Secretary of US Department of the Interior - Funding for Land and Water Conservation Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
March 15, 2017 Toomey and Blumenthal Introduce Bipartisan Bill Banning Most Egregious Form of Animal Abuse Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Animal Welfare Transparency Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Animal Welfare Transparency Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
Feb. 13, 2017 Letter to Acting Deputy Secretary Young - Restore Animal Cruelty, Puppy Mill Records On USDA Website Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Sept. 28, 2016 Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Prevention, Education, and Research Act of 2015 Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Sept. 22, 2016 Blumenthal, Murphy, Himes Announce Nearly $500,000 for the Maritime Aquarium to Address Climate Change Rep. James Himes Hartford, CT
Sept. 22, 2016 Blumenthal, Murphy, Himes Announce Nearly $500,000 for the Maritime Aquarium to Address Climate Change Sen. Christopher Murphy Hartford, CT
Sept. 22, 2016 Blumenthal, Murphy, Himes Announce Nearly $500,000 for the Maritime Aquarium to Address Climate Change Sen. Richard Blumenthal Hartford, CT
June 24, 2016 Blumenthal, Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Bill to Ban Sale of Shark Fins Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
June 23, 2016 Cantwell Introduces Bill to Help Halt Senseless Slaughter of Sharks Sens. Booker, Capito, McCain, and Blumenthal Join Effort to End Cruel Shark Fin Practices Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
June 14, 2016 Letter to David Smith, Acting Inspector General for the US Department of Commerce - Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney Call for Inspector General Investigation into Unfair Quotas that Threaten Connecticut Fishing Industry Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
June 14, 2016 Letter to David Smith, Acting Inspector General for the US Department of Commerce - Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney Call for Inspector General Investigation into Unfair Quotas that Threaten Connecticut Fishing Industry Rep. Joseph Courtney Washington, DC
June 14, 2016 Letter to David Smith, Acting Inspector General for the US Department of Commerce - Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney Call for Inspector General Investigation into Unfair Quotas that Threaten Connecticut Fishing Industry Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
May 23, 2016 Connecticut Delegation Advocates For Changes In Fisheries Management To Level The Playing Field For New England Fishermen Rep. James Himes Washington, DC
May 23, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Penny Pritzker, Secretary of the Department of Commerce - Advocating for Changes in Fisheries Management to Level the Playing Field Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
May 23, 2016 Connecticut Delegation Advocates For Changes In Fisheries Management To Level The Playing Field For New England Fishermen Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
May 23, 2016 Connecticut Delegation Advocates For Changes In Fisheries Management To Level The Playing Field For New England Fishermen Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
May 23, 2016 Connecticut Delegation Advocates For Changes In Fisheries Management To Level The Playing Field For New England Fishermen Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
May 23, 2016 Connecticut Delegation Advocates For Changes In Fisheries Management To Level The Playing Field For New England Fishermen Rep. Joseph Courtney Washington, DC
May 23, 2016 Connecticut Delegation Advocates For Changes In Fisheries Management To Level The Playing Field For New England Fishermen Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
May 23, 2016 Connecticut Delegation Advocates For Changes In Fisheries Management To Level The Playing Field For New England Fishermen Rep. John Larson Washington, DC
May 16, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call to Address Human Trafficking in Seafood Supply Chain Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
April 11, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Hon. Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Resume Iowa Egg Inspections, Protect Americans From Salmonella Rep. Rosa DeLauro Unknown
Feb. 26, 2016 Himes Votes Against Bill that would Lift Restrictions on Ivory, Polar Bear Imports Rep. James Himes Washington, DC
Feb. 5, 2016 Murphy Applauds President's Proposal to Fully Fund Land & Water Conservation Fund Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
Dec. 10, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Funding for the Connecticut River Watershed and the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge Sen. Christopher Murphy Unknown
Dec. 10, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Funding for the Connecticut River Watershed and the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge Sen. Richard Blumenthal Unknown
Nov. 5, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerning Appropriations Riders on the Endangered Species Act Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington D.C.
Oct. 16, 2015 Letter to Sandy Kennedy, RILA President, and Matthew Shay, NRF President and CEO - Call for Retail Boycott of Harmful Plastic Microbeads Threatening Long Island Sound Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
Oct. 16, 2015 Letter to Sandy Kennedy, RILA President, and Matthew Shay, NRF President and CEO - Call for Retail Boycott of Harmful Plastic Microbeads Threatening Long Island Sound Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Sept. 29, 2015 Connecticut Delegation Applauds Grant to Place Service Dogs with Wounded Veterans Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
Sept. 29, 2015 Connecticut Delegation Applauds Grant to Place Service Dogs with Wounded Veterans Rep. James Himes Washington, DC
Sept. 29, 2015 Connecticut Delegation Applauds Grant to Place Service Dogs with Wounded Veterans Rep. John Larson Washington, DC
Sept. 29, 2015 Connecticut Delegation Applauds Grant to Place Service Dogs with Wounded Veterans Rep. Joseph Courtney Washington, DC
Sept. 29, 2015 Connecticut Delegation Applauds Grant to Place Service Dogs with Wounded Veterans Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
Aug. 4, 2015 Following Tragic Killing of African Lion, Blumenthal, Booker Demand Airlines Prohibit Shipment of Animal Trophies Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
July 31, 2015 Blumenthal, Menendez, Booker, Cardin Announce CECIL Animal Trophies Act to Disincentivize Trophy Killings Sen. Richard Blumenthal Hartford, CT
July 29, 2015 Blumenthal Joins Senate Effort to Designate September 25, 2015 as National Lobster Day Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
July 22, 2015 Bipartisan Bill Targets Most Heinous Forms of Animal Abuse Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
March 19, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's Coastal Plain Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
March 19, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's Coastal Plain Rep. James Himes Washington, DC
March 19, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's Coastal Plain Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
March 16, 2015 Additional Statements Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Gray Wolf Protections: Change Course, Use Best Science Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Gray Wolf Protections: Change Course, Use Best Science Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Gray Wolf Protections: Change Course, Use Best Science Rep. James Himes Washington, DC
Nov. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protect Bees from Pesticides Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
Nov. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protect Bees from Pesticides Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Taking Immediate Action to Protect Pollinators Rep. James Himes Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Taking Immediate Action to Protect Pollinators Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Taking Immediate Action to Protect Pollinators Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
Aug. 7, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Enforcement of Horse Protection Act Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
July 31, 2014 DeLauro, Slaughter Greatly Disappointed With USDA's Poultry Rule Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
May 29, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture- Protect Captive Orcas and Marine Mammals Rep. James Himes Washington, DC
April 17, 2014 Himes Unveils Legislation to Curb Horse-Related Deaths Rep. James Himes Washington, DC
March 19, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Maintain Critical Gray Wolf Protections Rep. James Himes Washington, DC
March 19, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Maintain Critical Gray Wolf Protections Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
Feb. 27, 2014 Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney Announce $32 Million In Federal Funds For Fishery Disaster Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
Feb. 27, 2014 Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney Announce $32 Million In Federal Funds For Fishery Disaster Rep. Joseph Courtney Washington, DC
Feb. 27, 2014 Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney Announce $32 Million In Federal Funds For Fishery Disaster Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary Department of Commerce - Waive State Matching Requirment on Behalf of New Hampshire Fisheries Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary Department of Commerce - Waive State Matching Requirment on Behalf of New Hampshire Fisheries Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security - Save Tax Dollars and Keep Plum Island Facility Open Rep. Rosa DeLauro Orient, NY
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security - Save Tax Dollars and Keep Plum Island Facility Open Rep. John Larson Orient, NY
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security - Save Tax Dollars and Keep Plum Island Facility Open Rep. James Himes Orient, NY
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security - Save Tax Dollars and Keep Plum Island Facility Open Rep. Elizabeth Esty Orient, NY
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security - Save Tax Dollars and Keep Plum Island Facility Open Sen. Richard Blumenthal Orient, NY
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security - Save Tax Dollars and Keep Plum Island Facility Open Rep. Joseph Courtney Orient, NY
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security - Save Tax Dollars and Keep Plum Island Facility Open Sen. Christopher Murphy Orient, NY
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Curb Antibiotic Use on the Farm Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
Oct. 30, 2013 Bipartisan Bill Would Empower Local Nonprofit Restoration Groups to Complete Habitat Improvement Projects, Protecting Northwest Salmon Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Oct. 25, 2013 Letter to Senate Farm Bill Conferee - Include Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Language in 2013 Farm Bill Sen. Richard Blumenthal Hartford, CT
Oct. 11, 2013 DeLauro Statement On Foster Farms Plants Being Allowed To Stay Open Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
Aug. 26, 2013 Blumenthal Reiterates Calls For Further Strengthening Animal Fighting Laws After 367 Animals Are Rescued, 10 Suspects Arrested In Multi-State Dog Fighting Raid Sen. Richard Blumenthal Hartford, CT
June 28, 2013 DeLauro On USDA Decision To Begin Inspecting Horse Slaughter Plant Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
June 20, 2013 Letter to Secretary Sally Jewell, Department of the Interior - Wild Horse and Burro Program Rep. James Himes Washington, DC
June 14, 2013 Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Protection Act Rep. Joseph Courtney Washington, DC
May 3, 2013 Letter to Chairman Reed and Ranking Member Murkowski - Protect Long Island Sound Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
May 3, 2013 Letter to Chairman Reed and Ranking Member Murkowski - Protect Long Island Sound Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
Feb. 1, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk - Trade and Food Safety Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Jan. 24, 2013 Courtney announces nine-month extension of critical dairy support program Rep. Joseph Courtney Washington, DC
Dec. 5, 2012 Senators Hail Final Senate Passage Of Legislation To Make Attendance At An Animal Fight A Crime Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2012 Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Sept. 24, 2012 Blog: Long Island Sound Projects Receive $1.6 Million Rep. James Himes Unknown
Sept. 18, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Boehner, and Minority Leader Pelosi Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Sept. 18, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Boehner, and Minority Leader Pelosi Rep. Joseph Courtney Washington, DC
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