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June 2016
Blumenthal Applauds Senate Approval of Critical Defense Authorization
ICYMI: In Wake of Terror Attack in Orlando, Blumenthal & Senate Democrats Announce Renewed Push to Prevent Suspected Terrorists from Purchasing Guns and Explosives
Following Insufficient Response from Secretary Carter, Blumenthal, Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Request President Obama Open an Independent Investigation into Alleged Efforts by Department of Defense to Mislead Congress on Military Sexual Assault Cases
May 2016
Blumenthal Introduces Amendment to Protect Executive Order on Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces
Blumenthal Provision to Protect Military Children from Window Cord Coverings Proceeds to the Senate Floor
Blumenthal, Colleagues Introduce NDAA Amendment to Strengthen Cybersecurity
Blumenthal Introduces Amendment to Address Concussions at Service Academies
Ahead of Vote on National Defense Bill, Blumenthal Joins Bipartisan Coalition Calling on Senate to Finally Pass Legislation to Adequately Address Prosecution of Sexual Assault in the Military
Blumenthal & Pingree Call for Reforms to Outdated DOD Discharge Policies Regarding Survivors of Military Sexual Trauma
Blumenthal Announces Significant Victories for Connecticut in Defense Legislation
April 2016
Blumenthal Statement on Supreme Court Ruling in Favor of Terror Victims
Blumenthal Applauds Full Senate Passage of Vital Amendment to FAA Reauthorization Bill to Strengthen Security at U.S. Airports
March 2016
Blumenthal, DeLauro Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Request for Additional Black Hawks in President's Budget
Blumenthal, Murphy Applaud Selection of Electric Boat as Prime Contractor on Ohio-Class Replacement Submarine
Blumenthal Applauds Obama Administration for Iran Sanctions Enforcement
Blumenthal Statement on Brussels Terror Attacks
Blumenthal, Murphy Call on Air Force to Decide on UH-1N Helicopter Replacement
Blumenthal Applauds Announcement That Pratt and Whitney Will Build Next Generation of Long Range Strike Bomber Engines
December 2015
Blumenthal Applauds Passage of Job-Creating Omnibus and Tax-Extender Legislation
Blumenthal, Colleagues Express Profound Concern Over Second Iranian Ballistic Missile Test in Letter to President Obama