Press Releases

August 2015
Blumenthal, Leahy, Schumer, Wyden, Booker Urge FCC to Exhibit Extreme Caution Regarding Repacking Broadcasters, Consider Harmful Effects on Unlicensed Spectrum & Local News
Following Tragic Killing of African Lion, Blumenthal, Booker Demand Airlines Prohibit Shipment of Animal Trophies
Blumenthal Demands Explanation of Retailers Blocking New Secure Mobile Payment Methods
Blumenthal Statement on Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan
July 2015
Blumenthal Statement on Initial Operational Readiness of Marine Corps’ F-35B Joint Strike Fighter
Blumenthal Unveils New Legislation to Increase Efforts, Improve Programs Dedicated to Reducing Veteran Homelessness
Blumenthal, Isakson Applaud Passage of VA Budget and Choice Improvement Act
Blumenthal, Menendez, Booker, Cardin Announce CECIL Animal Trophies Act to Disincentivize Trophy Killings
At Home for Homeless Veterans, Blumenthal to Announce New Bill To Combat Veteran Homelessness
Blumenthal Statement on Vote Against Senate Transportation Bill
Blumenthal Statement on the Passing of Sen. Eileen Daily
Blumenthal Joins Senate Effort to Designate September 25, 2015 as National Lobster Day
Blumenthal, Portman Reintroduce Bill to Strengthen Global Efforts to Stop Human Trafficking Following Release of State Department Annual Trafficking in Persons Report
Following Discovery of Wireless Car Hacking Vulnerability and Subsequent Auto Recall, Blumenthal, Markey Urge NHTSA to Investigate Potential Safety, Security Threats in Additional Vehicles
In Wake of Tragic Charleston Shooting, Senators Implore Firearm Dealers to Cease Gun Sales Until Background Check is Completed, Stop Default Sales if Check is Pending Beyond 72 Hours
Blumenthal Statement on Fiat Chrysler Hacking Recall
In Wake of Unprecedented Consolidation in Health Insurance Market, Blumenthal Urges DOJ to Combine Merger Reviews, Ensure Assessment of Full Impact on Consumers
Blumenthal Statement on California Federal Court Ruling That Obama Administration’s Family Detention Policy Is Illegal
Blumenthal Statement on Anthem-Cigna Merger
Blumenthal Statement on Tragic Louisiana Shooting