Press Releases

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May 2016
Blumenthal Statement on New FRA Rule Requiring Redundant Signal Protection
Heading Into Memorial Day Weekend, Blumenthal & Markey Call on Airlines to Take Action Immediately to Help End Long Lines
Blumenthal Statement on NTSB Findings on Philadelphia Amtrak Crash
Blumenthal, Markey to Airlines: Stop Charging Bag Fees This Summer
After Takata Expands Airbag Recall, Blumenthal & Markey Ask NHTSA to Publicly Identify All Vehicles on U.S. Roads with Takata Airbags Containing Ammonium Nitrate
Blumenthal, Markey Statement on Expanded Takata Airbag Recall
April 2016
Blumenthal Statement on Fatal Amtrak Accident in Wallingford
Blumenthal Statement on MTA Expanding Testing on Railroad Crew Members for Sleep Apnea
Blumenthal Provisions Pass Senate as Part of FAA Reauthorization
Blumenthal Applauds Full Senate Passage of Vital Amendment to FAA Reauthorization Bill to Strengthen Security at U.S. Airports
Blumenthal, Markey Statement on 10th U.S. Death Confirmed Due to a Takata Airbag
Blumenthal Statement on Amtrak Crash
March 2016
Blumenthal, Markey Applaud Toyota Commitment to Installing Automatic Braking on Most Vehicles by 2017
Blumenthal, Markey to NHTSA: Consumers Can't Wait Until 2022 for Lifesaving Braking Technology
Blumenthal, Colleagues Push for Funding to Repair Crumbling Water Infrastructure, Avoid Flint-Style Disasters
Blumenthal, Markey Call on DOT to Promote Transparent Airline Price Competition
Blumenthal Statement on FRA's Two-Person Crew Proposal
Blumenthal, Markey Introduce Legislation to Ground Rising Airline Fees
Shrinking Airline Seats a Threat to Passenger Health and Safety; Blumenthal to Seek Action to Require Minimum Standard
Blumenthal, Durbin Applaud DOT Action to Ban E-Cigarette Use on Airplanes