Press Releases

May 2015
Blumenthal, Schumer Push Feds to Immediately Begin NY & CT Nail Salon Inspections; Ask OSHA to Consider Emergency Update to Toxic Exposure Limits to Ensure Health of Workers; OSHA is Agency With Resources & Experience to Best Protect Nail Salon Workers, But Must Step Up Its Game
Blumenthal and Senate Democrats from Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor Call for Full Amtrak Funding – Unveil New Report Detailing Billions in Safety and Infrastructure Upgrades That Ne Corridor Desperately Need
Blumenthal, Murphy Issue Statement Supporting Nomination of Akhil Amar to the National Council on the Humanities
Blumenthal Backs Bill to Raise Outdated Liability Cap for Amtrak Victims
Blumenthal Statement on Landmark Charity Fraud Enforcement
Blumenthal, Markey Statement on Expansion of Takata Airbag Recall
Blumenthal, Schumer Launch Major Campaign to Get Congress to Pass their Four Point Rail Safety Plan in 2015; Dramatic Uptick in Rail Deaths This Year & This Week’s Tragic Derailment Gives Optimism That Congress Can Finally Act; Railroads Must Create Culture of Safety
Blumenthal Statement on Senate Armed Services Committee Passage of NDAA
Blumenthal Statement On House Passage Of 20-week Abortion Ban Legislation
Blumenthal, Schumer Statement on Amtrak Derailment
Blumenthal Demands Alternative Funding Plan From VA To Complete Remaining Construction Of Denver VA Medical Center
Blumenthal Statement On Trade Vote
Blumenthal, Markey Statement on GM Compensation Fund Approval of 100th Death Claim Related to Faulty Ignition Switches
Blumenthal Statement on Verizon and Sprint $158 Million Settlement with FCC for Mobile Cramming
Senators Urge VA to Give Student Vets Much Needed Advice to Help Navigate Corinthian Bankruptcy
Senators Call for Investigation by Transportation, Commerce Departments into Reported Discrimination by Middle Eastern Airlines
Blumenthal, Schumer, Murphy, Esty Applaud Finalization of $967 Million FRA Loan to Bring Positive Train Control Technology to Metro-North Rail Lines
Blumenthal Urges DOJ, DOT to Release Information and Expand Investigation Concerning Potentially Deadly Highway Guardrails
Blumenthal Statement on Second Circuit Court of Appeals Ruling that NSA Bulk Data Collection is Illegal
Blumenthal Statement on Senate Passage of Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015