Senator Richard Blumenthal

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November 04, 2019 - 10:36 am
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Environmental officials are announcing $2.6 million in grants for Long Island Sound conservation efforts. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Monday that 20 grants totaling $1.4 million will benefit Connecticut while $250,000 will go to efforts in Massachusetts...
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April 14, 2019 - 6:09 pm
SIMSBURY, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal met with striking supermarket workers as contract talks are expected to continue. The Democrat planned to meet with workers at the Simsbury, Connecticut Stop & Shop on Sunday. Thousands of unionized supermarket employees across...
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December 16, 2018 - 5:53 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is pushing for legislation that he says will end "predatory price gouging" on lifesaving medications. The Connecticut Democrat plans to visit Hartford Hospital on Monday to discuss the Curbing Unreasonable Rises and Excessively High Drug Prices...
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December 09, 2018 - 2:27 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Sen. Richard Blumenthal is urging the House of Representatives to pass legislation that would create a new federal alert system for missing adults. The Ashanti Alert Act, approved unanimously Sept. 6 by the Senate, is named for Ashanti Billie. She's the 19-year-old cousin of...
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November 19, 2018 - 11:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) - Three Democratic senators have filed a lawsuit challenging the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general. The complaint was filed Monday by Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Mazie Hirono of Hawaii and Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island. It argues that the...
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November 18, 2018 - 7:44 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is planning to highlight new airline passenger protections as the holiday travel season kicks into high gear. Blumenthal will talk about new passenger protections during a noon appearance Monday at the Sheraton Hartford Hotel at Bradley Airport...
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September 29, 2018 - 6:51 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says Congress must pass data privacy legislation, after Facebook's revelation of a data breach that gave attackers access to 50 million accounts. In a call with reporters on Friday, Facebook said it doesn't know who was behind the...
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September 27, 2018 - 2:21 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he believes Christine Blasey Ford's sexual assault accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, saying she has provided the country with "an amazing teaching moment." The Democratic member of the Senate Judiciary...
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