Senator Richard Blumenthal

Senators Introduce Bill To Ban PFAS In Cosmetics

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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.
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Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine introduced a bill Tuesday that bans the use of toxic PFAS chemicals in manufacturing cosmetics.

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Connecticut’s two Democratic U.S. Senators want to be able to pass a new voting rights law with a 51 vote majority. To do that, they are rallying Democratic support to abolish the filibuster.

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut)
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Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal, U.S. Representatives and advocacy groups for women’s reproductive rights announced the reintroduction of the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA), which they said will help to safeguard against anti-abortion laws.

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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut said the FDA should take action after a report from an independent testing lab in New Haven regarding a chemical found in some sunscreen.

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The mother of a Connecticut teenager killed in a 2018 gun accident will testify before congress on Tuesday. She will speak in favor of a bill named in her son’s memory.