Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)

Senator for Connecticut, Democrat

Richard Blumenthal

Score

We agree 52% of the time.

Biography

Home town: Greenwich
Born: February 13, 1946
Born in: Brooklyn, NY
Occupation: Attorney, Public Official
Military service: USMCR, 1970-76
Religion: Jewish
Marital status: M
Spouse: Cynthia
Previous political experience: CT House, 1984-87; CT Senate, 1987-91; CT Atty. General, 1991-2011; US Senate, 2011-present
Elected in year: 2010
Next election in year: 2022
Family: 4 children
Education: JD Yale Univ., 1973
Ethnicity: Caucasian

Online

Website: http://blumenthal.senate.gov
Twitter Handle: https://www.twitter.com/SenBlumenthal
Facebook Address: SenBlumenthal

Committees

Armed Services

  • Airland
  • Cybersecurity
  • Seapower

Commerce, Science and Transportation

  • Communications, Media, and Broadband
  • Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security
  • Oceans, Fisheries, Climate Change and Manufacturing
  • Space and Science
  • Surface Transportation, Maritime, Freight, and Ports

Judiciary

  • Competition Policy, Antitrust, and Consumer Rights
  • Criminal Justice and Counterterrorism
  • Federal Courts, Oversight, Agency Action, and Federal Rights
  • Immigration, Citizenship, and Border Safety

Special Committee on Aging

Veterans' Affairs

Offices

Washington, D.C. Office:

706 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 202-224-2823
Fax: (202) 224-9673

Hartford Office:

90 State House Square, 10th Floor
Hartford, CT 06103
Phone: 860-258-6940
Fax: (860) 258-6958

Bridgeport Office:

915 Lafayette Boulevard, Room 304
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Phone: 203-330-0598
Fax: (203) 330-0608

Scorecard

We Agree
52%
of the time
title level sponsored our position their vote agree/disagree year
Bill: S 2550
Respond, Innovate, Succeed, and Empower (RISE) Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2021
Bill: S 2210
Better Care Better Jobs Act
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2021
Bill: S 2108
Work Without Worry Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2021
Bill: S 1566
Safe Interactions Act
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2021
Bill: S 1570
Human-services Emergency Logistic Program
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2021
Bill: S 630
Disability Employment Incentive Act
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2021
Bill: S 331
ABLE Age Act
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2021
Bill: S 151
COVID HCBS Relief Act of 2021
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2021
Bill: S 72
Keep Our Promise to America's Children and Teachers Act
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2021
Bill: S 4112
A bill to support education and child care during the COVID-19 public health emergency, and for other purposes.
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2020
Bill: S 4100
A bill to support children with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2020
Bill: S 2753
SSI Restoration Act
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2019
Bill: S 1835
A bill to reauthorize the Assistive Technology Act of 1998, and for other purposes.
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 1836
A bill to support national training, technical assistance, and resource centers, to ensure that all individuals
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 1754
A bill to provide Medicaid assistance to individuals and families affected by a disaster or emergency, and for
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2019
Bill: S 1755
A bill to ensure that older adults and individuals with disabilities are prepared for disasters, and for other
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2019
Bill: S 1585
A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide students with disabilities and their families with
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 1280
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a system to notify individuals approaching
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 995
A bill to amend title XXIX of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the program under such title relating
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 866
IDEA Full Funding Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 651
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the age requirement with respect to eligibility for
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2019
Bill: S 548
EMPOWER Care Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 345
SWIFT Act
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2019
Bill: S 260
Transformation to Competitive Employment Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 255
The Disability Employment Incentives Act
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2019
Bill: S 266
Rebuild America's Schools Act of 2019
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2019
Bill: S 117
A bill to prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities who need long-term services and supports
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2019
Bill: S 3261
A bill to establish the Office of Disability Policy in the legislative branch.
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2018
Bill: S 3260
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include individuals receiving Social Security Disability Insurance
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2018
Bill: S 2897
Electronic Visit Verification -- A bill that will delay the implementation of the EVV system until the year 2020
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2018
Bill: S 2542
IDEA Full Funding Act -- A bill to amend part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to provide full
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2018
Bill: S 2227
EMPOWER Care Act -- A bill to reauthorize the Money Follows the Person Demonstration Program.
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2017
Bill: S 2070
Kevin and Avonte's Law of 2017 -- A bill to promote initiatives that will reduce the risk of injury and death relating
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2017
Bill: S 817
ABLE Age Adjustment Act -- A bill to increase the age requirement with respect to eligibility for qualified ABLE
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2017