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Congressional Record entries

Entry Title Date
Justice For Victims Of Trafficking Act Of 2015 April 16, 2015
Richard Blumenthal, D-CT
"Mr. President, I rise with regret because, unfortunately, we remain divided. There is so much common ground, so many good ideas in this bill, and so much that unites us. We have so much more in common than in conflict on this bill."
Positive Train Control And Railroad Safety April 14, 2015
Richard Blumenthal, D-CT
"Mr. President, I wish to state my opposition to S. 650 in its current form. This legislation would extend the deadline for installation of Positive Train Control, PTC, by 5 years. I cannot agree with allowing such an extension without addressing so many other critical rail safety matters."
Concurrent Resolution On The Budget, Fiscal Year 2016 March 26, 2015
Richard Blumenthal, D-CT
"Mr. President, I thank my colleague from Georgia for his leadership on this issue. He and I have cosponsored a bill that achieved this goal."
Concurrent Resolution On The Budget, Fiscal Year 2016 March 26, 2015
Richard Blumenthal, D-CT
"Mr. President, this amendment helps to keep faith with our veterans and to make sure we leave no veteran behind by reflecting and responding to their voices and the message they have given us about the need for more and better health care relating to post-traumatic stress, treatment for military sexual trauma, and an improvement in the delivery of health care for them around the country."
Concurrent Resolution On The Budget, Fiscal Year 2016—Continued March 25, 2015
Richard Blumenthal, D-CT
"Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the pending amendment be set aside and that I be permitted to call up amendment No. 825."

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