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 2019-12-05 17:19 

The Courant

Shawn Wooden’s gun control proposal draws praise, criticism from Connecticut lawmakers...

Sen. Richard Blumenthal praised state Treasurer Shawn Wooden's efforts to use fiscal policy to shape the gun control debate. But members of the legislature's conservative caucus were critical, saying Wooden's proposal represents a breach of hi...

 2019-12-05 16:36 

Republican-American

Tax, fee transparency: Double standards reign...

The Dec. 2 editorial "He still doesn't get economics" noted Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., had introduced a bill requiring airlines not charge unfair fees for services. Connect......

 2019-12-04 11:00 

The Courant

Sen. Richard Blumenthal: Yes, Trump is guilty of bribery...

As a law enforcement official, I prosecuted criminals whose illegal schemes failed because they were caught red-handed. None had the gall to say they were innocent because their crimes did not achieve their goals. Ineffective criminals are still criminals...

 2019-12-03 14:53 

The Courant

Amtrak’s new ticketing policy prevents passengers injured in accidents from suing. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is pushing to change it....

Sen. Richard Blumenthal is leading a congressional pushback against Amtrak's new ticketing policy, which prevents passengers from suing the railroad company....

 2019-12-02 23:57 

NY Post

Senators demand answers from DOJ about probe into Epstein death...

A group of irate U.S. Senators want to know exactly when the Department of Justice plans to complete its probe into the death of late pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. Senators Ben Sasse (R-NE), Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), and Marsha ...

 2019-12-01 23:53 

Republican-American

Sen. Blumenthal : He still doesn't get economics...

The consumer-protection senator, Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., is at it again. He wants to compel airlines to tweak the mix of revenue streams. Well, that's not exactly what he wants to do; it......

 2019-12-01 20:42 

WHDH

Legislation targets online "cyber Grinches" using bots to grab, scalp toys...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is pushing legislation aimed at what he describes as "cyber Grinches." The Connecticut Democrat said the goal......

 2019-12-01 17:42 

AP

Sen. Blumenthal: Legislation targets online "cyber Grinches"...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is pushing legislation aimed at what he describes as "cyber Grinches."The Connecticut Democrat said the goal of the bill — which he......

 2019-12-01 16:42 

New Haven Register

Sen. Blumenthal: Legislation targets online "cyber Grinches"...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is pushing legislation aimed at what he describes as...

 2019-12-01 16:42 

Washington Times

Sen. Blumenthal: Legislation targets online "cyber Grinches"...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is pushing legislation aimed at what he describes as "cyber Grinches." The Connecticut Democrat said the goal of the bill - which he unveiled this week - is to try to block the use of so-called &...

 2019-12-01 16:42 

San Francisco Chronicle

Sen. Blumenthal: Legislation targets online "cyber Grinches"...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is pushing legislation aimed at what he describes as...

 2019-11-29 15:17 

WTNH

Sen. Blumenthal to introduce new bill blocking Grinch bots...

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal is set to announce a legislation on Friday to block Cyber Grinch bots....

 2019-11-27 19:41 

Newsmax

Blumenthal: 'History Will Haunt' GOP on Impeachment...

If they do not vote to convict President Donald Trump in a Senate impeachment trial, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., warned Republicans on Wednesday that...

 2019-11-26 00:55 

The Courant

Trump signs bill expanding federal animal cruelty laws supported by Sen. Blumenthal...

The Prevent Animal Cruelty and Torture Act was sponsored by U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Connecticut and Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pennsylvania, and expands the kinds of extreme animal abuses punishable under federal law....

 2019-11-25 09:23 

WTNH

Sen. Blumenthal, health officials to warn parents of unsafe toys...

In an effort to keep children safe this holiday season, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and local health officials will discuss the findings of the annual Trouble in Toyland report on Monday....

 2019-11-22 11:29 

WTNH

Sen. Blumenthal to call on Trump administration to ban flavored vaping products...

Connecticut U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal is calling on the Trump Administration on Friday to follow through on its promise to federally ban flavored vaping products....

 2019-11-20 21:45 

Channel NewsAsia

US lawmakers question Google about collection of health records...

U.S. Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren along with fellow Senators Richard Blumenthal and Bill Cassidy wrote a letter to Alphabet's Google on ......

 2019-11-20 21:45 

Channel NewsAsia

US lawmakers question Google about collection of health records...

U.S. Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren along with fellow Senators Richard Blumenthal and Bill Cassidy wrote a letter to Alphabet's Google on ......

 2019-11-20 21:40 

Reuters Canada

U.S. lawmakers question Google about collection of health records...

U.S. Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren along with fellow Senators Richard Blumenthal and Bill Cassidy wrote a letter to Alphabet...

 2019-11-20 21:40 

Reuters Canada

U.S. lawmakers question Google about collection of health records...

U.S. Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren along with fellow Senators Richard Blumenthal and Bill Cassidy wrote a letter to Alphabet...

 2019-11-20 21:40 

Reuters

U.S. lawmakers question Google about collection of health records...

U.S. Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren along with fellow Senators Richard Blumenthal and Bill Cassidy wrote a letter to Alphabet's Google on Wednesday to raise questions about its access to the health records of tens of millions of Americans....

 2019-11-20 21:40 

Yahoo News

U.S. lawmakers question Google about collection of health records...

U.S. Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren along with fellow Senators Richard Blumenthal and Bill Cassidy wrote a letter to Alphabet's Google on Wednesday to raise questions about its access to the health records of tens of millions of Americans. Wa...

 2019-11-19 15:47 

WSHU

Blumenthal Introduces Domestic Violence Prevention Bill Named For Slain Conn. Woman...

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut has introduced federal legislation to close a loophole in the nation's domestic violence laws....

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Grim timing for obstruction of gun reform bill...

As Nathaniel Berhow observed his 16th birthday Thursday by allegedly killing two of his Santa Clarita, California, classmates and gravely wounding himself and three others, Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut was on the floor of the U.S....

 2019-11-19 04:34 

WTIC

[ FOX Hartford ]

Senator Blumenthal introduces bill to close loopholes in domestic violence situations...

HARTFORD -- Senator Richard Blumenthal is introducing a bill aiming to close the loopholes when comes to domestic violence situations and firearms. The Lori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection act is named after an Oxford Connecticut native who ...

 2019-11-18 22:15 

The Courant

Blumenthal and mother of slain Oxford woman urge Senate to adopt domestic violence prevention measures...

Almost five years after Merry Jackson was shot by her son-in-law -- who killed her 32-year-old daughter Lori Jackson Gellatly, of Oxford -- she and Sen. Richard Blumenthal renewed their call for Congress to close a dangerous gun access loophole and expand...

 2019-11-18 16:10 

WTNH

Sen. Blumenthal to introduce Lori Jackson Survivor Protection Act...

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal is set to introduce the Lori Jackson Survivor Protection Act in Hartford on Monday....

 2019-11-18 02:39 

MSNBC

Sen. Blumenthal: Lindsey Graham and I are 'at the three-yard line' on gun legislation...

Following yet another deadly school shooting, this time in Santa Clarita, California, Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), says the 'major obstacle' to meaningful gun legislation is President Trump....

 2019-11-18 01:45 

ctpost.com

Blumethal to introduce legislation named for Oxford slaying victim...

Lori Jackson was killed by her estranged husband in May 2014, and Sen. Richard Blumenthal is introducing legislation to protect women and men like her....

 2019-11-15 19:48 

Courier Mail

Senator gets real time update on California shooting...

Senator Richard Blumenthal, a Democrat from Connecticut, learned about the California school shooting during a live televised gun control debate on the Senate floor on Thursday....

 2019-11-15 16:20 

WTNH

HAPPENING NOW: Senators Blumenthal, Murphy to remind residents to sign up for health insurance and get flu shot...

On Friday, Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy will urge the public to sign up for health care coverage and get their flu shot in light of the two recent fatal cases of the flu....

 2019-11-15 11:00 

The Courant

One of the biggest advocates for animal welfare? Sen. Richard Blumenthal....

Congress gets a few things done, and there are still some examples of shared values in our nation. One of those areas has been animal welfare. And U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut has been in the forefront of this effort....

 2019-11-14 23:43 

Roll Call

Senator finds out about school shooting during gun control debate...

When Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., started speaking on the floor Thursday morning, he had not yet heard about the mass shooting at a Southern California high school a little less than an hour before. During Blumenthal's speech on gun control legis...

 2019-11-14 23:43 

Roll Call

Senator finds out about school shooting during gun control debate...

When Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., started speaking on the floor Thursday morning, he had not yet heard about the mass shooting at a Southern California high school a little less than an hour before. During Blumenthal's speech on gun control legis...

 2019-11-14 21:23 

USA Today

Sen. Richard Blumenthal got Santa Clarita news while debating gun control on Senate floor...

Sen. Richard Blumenthal was speaking on the Senate floor about gun control when he first learned about the Santa Clarita shooting Thursday....

 2019-11-14 20:54 

The Hill

Senate Dem found out about Santa Clarita school shooting while giving speech on gun violence...

While delivering a speech on the Senate floor about gun violence, Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal (Conn.) on Thursday found out that there had been a school shooting in California just minutes earlier....

 2019-11-14 19:18 

WSHU

Blumenthal Calls For Background Checks On Senate Floor, As Calif. Shooting Unfolds...

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut was addressing gun violence on the Senate floor when news broke of a shooting at a high school in Santa Clarita, California....

 2019-11-14 17:45 

ABC News (US)

Democrats urging gun control on Senate floor as news of school shooting broke...

Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal -- a strong gun control advocate -- was on the Senate floor urging background checks when the California shooting story broke....

 2019-11-09 17:11 

Raw Story

Dem senators slap Trump with a FOIA request for info on plan to use Bill Barr to exonerate him...

According to a report from Axios, Democratic Senators Kamala Harris, Richard Blumenthal and Sheldon Whitehouse have filed an FOIA request for documents and communications pertaining to Donald Trump's attempts to get Attorney General Bill Barr to clear...

 2019-11-09 14:28 

Axios

Kamala Harris and two other senators sent FOIA request for more Trump-Ukraine info...

Democratic Sens. Kamala Harris, Richard Blumenthal and Sheldon Whitehouse requested documents and communications from the Justice Department on Nov. 8 related to President Trump's reported call for Attorney General Bill Barr to hold a press conference...

 2019-11-08 23:35 

WTIC

[ FOX Hartford ]

Something glimmers for a East Hartford Korean War Vet...

HARTFORD Specialist Third Class Calvin Manship, a U.S. Army veteran who served as a paratrooper during the Korean War was honored at the Connecticut State Capitol. Manship, now 87, was joined by friends and family as Senator Richard Blumenthal presented s...

 2019-11-08 19:26 

Engadget

Senator urges Uber and Lyft to run fingerprint background checks...

A senator has called on Uber and Lyft to share details with each other about contractors they've banned to clamp down on dangerous drivers who've been kicked off one platform signing up to the other. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) has also urge...

 2019-11-08 14:40 

The Courant

Sen. Blumenthal calls on Uber, Lyft to share data on risky drivers, implement fingerprinting...

Sen. Richard Blumenthal said that Uber and Lyft provided "ambiguous" answers to his recent inquiries about safety measures in the ride-hailing industry and called on both companies to institute fingerprint background checks for drivers....

 2019-11-07 18:02 

WTIC

[ FOX Hartford ]

Sen. Kamala Harris, Sen. Richard Blumenthal and other lawmakers propose extending the school day...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Kamala Harris introduced legislation Thursday that would align school hours with work hours to support working families. The Family Friendly Schools Act proposes adjusting the school da...

 2019-11-06 19:08 

The Courant

Animal rights activists hail federal anti-cruelty law championed by Sen. Blumenthal...

Sen. Richard Blumenthal is being praised by animal rights activists for championing a federal anti-cruelty law....

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