Press Releases

August 2015
In Wake of Attempted Terrorist Attack on Paris-Bound Train, Blumenthal, Booker Call on TSA to Implement Long Overdue Rail Security and Safety Enhancements
CarMax Selling “Certified” Recalled Cars with Lethal Safety Defects—Blumenthal, Consumer Advocates Call on FTC to Crack Down on Deceptive, Potentially Deadly Sales Practices
Blumenthal Statement on DC Circuit Court Ruling on Wage Rules for Home Care Workers
Blumenthal Statement On Coca-Cola CEO Vow To Improve Transparency
Blumenthal Calls on FAA to Step up Enforcement of Drones After Surge in Airplane “Close Calls” with Reckless Unmanned Aircraft
After Discovery of Defective Takata Airbag in 2015-Model Car, Blumenthal, Markey Call on Company to Voluntarily Recall All Vehicles with Takata Airbags
Blumenthal Statement on First Women to Graduate from Army Ranger School
Blumenthal Statement on Death of Former State Representative Julia Wasserman
Blumenthal Statement on FTC Authority to Police Unfair Competition
Blumenthal, Udall, Colleagues Press FDA to Tackle Toxics in E-Cigarettes
Blumenthal Demands FRA Hold Railroads Accountable for Failure to Install, Implement Life-Saving PTC Technology; Requests Installation Update from Metro-North
Blumenthal, Murphy, Himes, Esty Back Federal Funds for Metro-North Danbury Branch Improvements
Blumenthal Statement on Truck Driver Fatigue as Cause of Truck Accident Involving Tracy Morgan, Per NTSB
Blumenthal Discusses Findings of Congressional Report on Airline Fee Abuses
Blumenthal Visits Planned Parenthood to Vow Support for Women’s Health Following GOP Attack
Blumenthal, Murray, Warren Request Inspector General Examination of Education Department's Student Loan Servicers' Compliance Review
Blumenthal, Murphy Introduce Legislation to Prohibit Employers from Requiring Credit Report Disclosure
Blumenthal, Markey Continue Efforts to Stop Human Trafficking, Child Labor with Supply Chain Transparency Bill
Blumenthal, Tillis Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Veterans’ Use of GI Bill Benefits, Stop Use on Unaccredited Education Programs
Blumenthal, Leahy, Schumer, Wyden, Booker Urge FCC to Exhibit Extreme Caution Regarding Repacking Broadcasters, Consider Harmful Effects on Unlicensed Spectrum & Local News