Press Releases

May 2015
Blumenthal, Dr. Henry Lee and the Innocence Project Hold Roundtable Discussion Probing Forensic Evidence Standards and Reliability after FBI Admits to 257 Wrongly Convicted of Violent Crimes Based on Flawed Hair Analysis
Blumenthal Statement on Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable Merger
Blumenthal Statement on Amtrak Plans to Install Inward-Facing Cameras
Blumenthal Statement on Reports of DOJ Identifying Criminal Wrongdoing in GM Failure to Disclose Ignition Switch Defect
Blumenthal Statement on Senate Passage of VA's Expansion of Veterans' Choice Program
Blumenthal Statement on Vote Against "Fast-Track" Trade Authority
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Blumenthal Backs Bill to Raise Outdated Liability Cap for Amtrak Victims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