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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 Votes:

Sep 21 2020

Voted No On the Cloture Motion on PN1348

Edward Hulvey Meyers, of Maryland, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years

Sep 21 2020

Voted No On the Nomination on PN1508

Iain D. Johnston, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois

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Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $710,244
Individual $591,916
PAC & SuperPac $82,250
Disbursements: $497,914
Individual Refunds $5,289
Committee Refunds $-250
Debts Owed $0
Cash on Hand $3,165,750

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Recently Sponsored Bills:

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

sres626 - Jun 17 2020

A resolution upholding the civil liberties and civil rights of Iranian Americans and condemning bigotry, violence, and discrimination.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
1

sres626 - Jun 17 2020

A resolution upholding the civil liberties and civil rights of Iranian Americans and condemning bigotry, violence, and discrimination.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3925 - Jun 9 2020

A bill to protect the entitlement of individuals to Post-9/11 Educational Assistance who discontinue pursuit of a program of education during the national emergency relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3902 - Jun 4 2020

A bill to amend the Insurrection Act to curtail violations against the civil liberties of the people of the United States, and for other purposes.

Senate Armed Services Committee

Cosponsors
0

s3884 - Jun 3 2020

A bill to require the Secretary of Transportation to support the efforts of State and local governments to provide for priority testing of certain transportation workers with respect to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and require the owners and operators of equipment and facilities used by passenger or freight transportation employers to clean, disinfect, and sanitize that equipment and provide personal protective equipment to certain employees, and for other purposes.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
2

s3826 - May 21 2020

A bill to require the Secretary of Defense to provide additional resources, including doula support, for pregnant beneficiaries under the TRICARE program, and for other purposes.

Senate Armed Services Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3809 - May 21 2020

A bill to require the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study on prenatal and postpartum mental health conditions among members of the Armed Forces and their dependents.

Senate Armed Services Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3760 - May 19 2020

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
9

s3743 - May 14 2020

A bill to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to ensure that all firearms are traceable, and for other purposes.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
14

s3749 - May 14 2020

A bill to protect the privacy of health information during a national health emergency.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3598 - May 4 2020

A bill to require commercial airlines to provide cash reimbursements, and to authorize the Secretary of State to waive or reimburse travel expenses, for any United States citizen who is evacuated from a foreign country and repatriated to the United States due to travel restrictions implemented in response to COVID-19 or any future pandemic or international crisis.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
7

s3400 - Mar 5 2020

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

sres507 - Feb 27 2020

A resolution supporting Minor League Baseball.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
16

sres507 - Feb 27 2020

A resolution supporting Minor League Baseball.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
16

s3337 - Feb 25 2020

A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to require more accountability in the airline industry, and for other purposes.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
2

sres495 - Feb 11 2020

A resolution designating February 12, 2020, as "Darwin Day" and recognizing the importance of science to the betterment of humanity.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
2

sres484 - Jan 28 2020

A resolution recognizing January 27, 2020, as the anniversary of the first refugee and Muslim ban, calling on Congress to defund the Migrant Protection Protocols, and urging the President to restore refugee resettlement to historic norms.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
16

sres484 - Jan 28 2020

A resolution recognizing January 27, 2020, as the anniversary of the first refugee and Muslim ban, calling on Congress to defund the Migrant Protection Protocols, and urging the President to restore refugee resettlement to historic norms.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
16

s3117 - Dec 19 2019

A bill to create dedicated funds to conserve butterflies in North America, plants in the Pacific Islands, freshwater mussels in the United States, and desert fish in the Southwest United States, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
3

s3143 - Dec 19 2019

A bill to ban certain rare earth magnets, and for other purposes.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
0

s3065 - Dec 17 2019

A bill to amend the Consumer Product Safety Act to direct the Consumer Product Safety Commission to establish consumer product safety standards for firearm locks and firearm safes, and for other purposes.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
20

sconres30 - Dec 12 2019

A concurrent resolution recognizing the need to improve physical access to many federally funded facilities for all people of the United States, particularly individuals with disabilities.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
13

sconres30 - Dec 12 2019

A concurrent resolution recognizing the need to improve physical access to many federally funded facilities for all people of the United States, particularly individuals with disabilities.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
13

s2957 - Nov 21 2019

A bill to prohibit the circumvention of control measures used by Internet retailers to ensure equitable consumer access to products, and for other purposes.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
2

s2943 - Nov 21 2019

A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to revise minimum nurse staffing requirements for skilled nursing facilities under the Medicare program and for nursing facilities under the Medicaid program, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
2

s2771 - Nov 5 2019

A bill to amend the Natural Gas Act to protect consumers from excessive rates, and for other purposes.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
1

sres370 - Oct 22 2019

A resolution designating October 2019 as "National Bullying Prevention Month" and October 23, 2019, as "Unity Day".

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
3

sres370 - Oct 22 2019

A resolution designating October 2019 as "National Bullying Prevention Month" and October 23, 2019, as "Unity Day".

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
3

s2654 - Oct 21 2019

A bill to prohibit the obligation or expenditure of Federal funds for certain agreements relating to the 46th G7 Summit, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
4

s2652 - Oct 21 2019

A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to provide that only citizens or nationals of the United States may operate trains within the United States that originate in Mexico.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
0

s2633 - Oct 17 2019

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage for wigs as durable medical equipment under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
0

s2341 - Jul 30 2019

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

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
4

s2337 - Jul 30 2019

A bill to establish requirements for quality and discard dates that are, at the option of food labelers, included in food packaging, and for other purposes.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
0