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Congressman Richard Blumenthal from Connecticut

Profile for Senator Richard Blumenthal from Connecticut

Congressman Richard  Blumenthal
Democrat
Next Election: 2022
Richard Blumenthal
Connecticut
202-224-2823

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Latest Announcements:

Latest Votes:

Nov 29 2021

Voted Yes On the Cloture Motion on HR4350

In the nature of a substitute.

Nov 29 2021

Voted Yes On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed on HR4350

To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2022 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military ...

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Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $1,375,463
Individual $1,126,518
PAC & SuperPac $226,310
Disbursements: $637,170
Individual Refunds $29,910
Committee Refunds $2,500
Debts Owed $0
Cash on Hand $3,904,043

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Recently Sponsored Bills:

sres467 - Dec 2 2021

A resolution recognizing the contributions made by the 305-meter radio telescope at the Arecibo Observatory.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
4

s3222 - Nov 17 2021

A bill to establish protections for passengers in air transportation, and for other purposes.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
4

s3132 - Nov 2 2021

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to modernize payments for ambulatory surgical centers under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3082 - Oct 27 2021

A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to prohibit Amtrak from including mandatory arbitration clauses in contracts of carriage, and for other purposes.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
12

s3071 - Oct 26 2021

A bill to protect our Social Security system and improve benefits for current and future generations.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
1

sres412 - Oct 7 2021

A resolution designating October 8, 2021, as "National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day".

Cosponsors
4

sres412 - Oct 7 2021

A resolution designating October 8, 2021, as "National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day".

Cosponsors
4

s2725 - Sep 13 2021

A bill to amend the Communications Decency Act to remove immunity for online firearms marketplaces, and for other purposes.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
2

s2710 - Aug 11 2021

A bill to promote competition and reduce gatekeeper power in the app economy, increase choice, improve quality, and reduce costs for consumers.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
2

s2594 - Aug 3 2021

A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to strengthen requirements related to nutrient information on food labels, and for other purposes.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
2

sres321 - Jul 27 2021

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate to reduce traffic fatalities to zero by 2050.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
5

sres321 - Jul 27 2021

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate to reduce traffic fatalities to zero by 2050.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
5

s2478 - Jul 27 2021

A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for a percentage of student loan forgiveness for public service employment, and for other purposes.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
4

s2472 - Jul 26 2021

A bill to prohibit the non-consensual release of claims by States, municipalities, federally recognized Tribes, or the United States against non-debtors, and for other purposes.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
1

s2380 - Jul 19 2021

A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to improve the safety of children purchasing food items from frozen dessert trucks.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
0

s2188 - Jun 23 2021

A bill to establish the Commission to Study the Stigmatization, Criminalization, and Ongoing Exclusion and Inequity for LGBTQ Servicemembers and Veterans.

Senate Armed Services Committee

Cosponsors
4

s2181 - Jun 22 2021

A bill to amend the Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act to authorize the Elder Justice Initiative, to require that online resources of such initiative are made available in Spanish, and for other purposes.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0

s1975 - Jun 8 2021

A bill to protect a person's ability to determine whether to continue or end a pregnancy, and to protect a health care provider's ability to provide abortion services.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
47

s1796 - May 25 2021

A bill to prohibit procurement, purchasing, and sale by the Department of Defense of certain items containing perfluoroalkyl substances and polyfluoroalkyl substances.

Senate Armed Services Committee

Cosponsors
1

s1588 - May 12 2021

A bill to amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to prohibit importation, exportation, transportation, sale, receipt, acquisition, and purchase in interstate or foreign commerce, or in a manner substantially affecting interstate or foreign commerce, or possession, of any live animal of any prohibited primate species.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
4

s1551 - May 11 2021

A bill to require the Secretary of Transportation to finalize a rule to protect consumers from the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning from keyless ignition motor vehicles, and for other purposes.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
2

s1338 - Apr 22 2021

A bill to repeal the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, and provide for the discoverability and admissibility of gun trace information in civil proceedings.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
21

s1268 - Apr 21 2021

A bill to require the Secretary of Transportation to finalize rules to protect consumers from the risks of motor vehicle rollaways and carbon monoxide poisoning from keyless ignition motor vehicles, and for other purposes.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
1

s1086 - Apr 13 2021

A bill to provide incentives for hate crime reporting, provide grants for State-run hate crime hotlines, and establish alternative sentencing for individuals convicted under the Matthew Shephard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
1

s852 - Mar 18 2021

A bill to provide for further comprehensive research at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke on unruptured intracranial aneurysms.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
0

s637 - Mar 9 2021

A bill to forestall the loss of research talent by establishing a temporary early career research fellowship program.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
6

s591 - Mar 4 2021

A bill to prohibit firearms dealers from selling a firearm prior to the completion of a background check.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
25

s571 - Mar 3 2021

A bill to fully fund the Prevention and Public Health Fund and reaffirm the importance of prevention in the United States healthcare system.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
7

s394 - Feb 23 2021

A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require reporting to the Federal Election Commission and the Federal Bureau of Investigation of offers by foreign nationals to make prohibited contributions, donations, expenditures, or disbursements, and for other purposes.

Senate Rules and Administration Committee

Cosponsors
18

s315 - Feb 12 2021

A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to ensure quality care for residents of skilled nursing facilities and nursing facilities, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
1

s4945 - Dec 2 2020

A bill to improve end-of-life care.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
0

sconres46 - Sep 23 2020

A concurrent resolution to correct the enrollment of S. 2330.

Cosponsors
1

sconres46 - Sep 23 2020

A concurrent resolution to correct the enrollment of S. 2330.

Cosponsors
1

s4610 - Sep 17 2020

A bill to require facemasks in Federal facilities to prevent the transmission of SARS-CoV-2, and for other purposes.

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
3

sres691 - Sep 14 2020

A resolution expressing support for evidence-based programs that facilitate social and emotional learning during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
3

sres691 - Sep 14 2020

A resolution expressing support for evidence-based programs that facilitate social and emotional learning during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
3

s4443 - Aug 5 2020

A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to protect more victims of domestic violence by preventing their abusers from possessing or receiving firearms, and for other purposes.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
20

s4187 - Jul 2 2020

A bill to establish the Intercity Passenger Rail Trust Fund to ensure a safe, sustainable, convenient transportation option for the people of the United States, and for other purposes.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
1

s4102 - Jun 30 2020

A bill to ensure that institutions of higher education take steps to protect their college athletes from COVID-19, and for other purposes.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
1

s4094 - Jun 29 2020

A bill to prohibit the procurement by the Director of the Defense Logistics Agency of certain items containing a perfluoroalkyl substance or polyfluoroalkyl substance.

Senate Armed Services Committee

Cosponsors
1