U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal

New England News
5:00 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Blumenthal: Malloy's Victory Should Be Lesson For Washington

Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.)
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Tuesday’s elections expanded the Republican hold on the House and swung the Senate in the GOP’s favor. With a new Congressional playing field, Connecticut Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal says those in Washington can learn from his state.

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New England News
7:36 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Senators Ask Gov't For Nationwide Air Bag Recall

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Two New England U.S. senators are calling on U.S. auto safety regulators to immediately issue a nationwide recall for cars with faulty air bags made by Takata Corporation.

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New England News
6:56 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Blumenthal, McGovern Oppose Driving Limit Revisions

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Connecticut’s U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern are calling attention to a recent poll in hopes of blocking a Republican-driven amendment that would adjust limits on the number of hours truck drivers can be behind the wheel.

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WAMC News
5:58 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Blumenthal: Putin 'Has Blood On His Hands'

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.)
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While international investigators attempt to comb over the entire crash site, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal says Russian President Vladimir Putin is to blame for the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines passenger plane over Ukraine Thursday.

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New England News
8:04 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Sen. Blumenthal Testifies In Support Of Abortion Bill

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
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Supporters of a bill that would prohibit a government body from passing a law prohibiting access to abortions or the operation of an abortion clinic testified before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday.

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New England News
4:00 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Sen. Blumenthal's Abortion Act To Go Before Judiciary Committee

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
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Supporters of a bill that would prohibit a government body from passing a law prohibiting access to abortions or the operation of an abortion clinic will testify before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday.

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New England News
8:18 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Metro-North Railroad Fined Over A Half Million Dollars For Safety Violations

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says Metro-North Railroad has been fined $552,000 dollars over the past decade for safety violations and defects.

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New England News
12:00 pm
Mon April 1, 2013

Connecticut U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal - deny CL&P request for ratepayer storm reimbursement

Connecticut U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal is urging state regulators not to allow Connecticut Light and Power to charge its customers for the costs of five storms over two years. Blumenthal, a Democrat, spoke with WAMC’s Brian Shields this morning.

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Hudson Valley News
8:45 am
Mon March 11, 2013

U.S. Senators, Rep. Hold Tick-Borne Illnesses Forum in NYC

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Two area U.S. Senators and a Congressman are holding a forum later this morning on Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.

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