Blumenthal & Gillibrand Focus on Lyme

Friday, July 27, 2012, (Hartford, Conn.) – At the height of tick season, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) renewed his call for an aggressive federal response to combat Lyme disease…. Blumenthal also announced that he will be convening a U.S. Senate field hearing in Connecticut later this summer to examine how to enhance Lyme disease research, treatment, and prevention efforts in a way that brings patients to the table and considers all points of view …

 

Friday, July 27, 2012 – Senator Blumenthal Holds Press Conference Regarding Lyme Bill & Upcoming Lyme Hearing

Blumenthal Calls For National Strategy To Combat Lyme Disease, Announces New Step ForwardClick here to view entire Press Release

(Hartford, Conn.) – At the height of tick season, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) renewed his call for an aggressive federal response to combat Lyme disease. Blumenthal called for passage of the Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Prevention, Education, and Research Act (S. 1381), which he introduced last year with Senators Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.), Jack Reed (D-R.I.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), and Al Franken (D-Minn.). Blumenthal also announced that he will be convening a U.S. Senate field hearing in Connecticut later this summer to examine how to enhance Lyme disease research, treatment, and prevention efforts in a way that brings patients to the table and considers all points of view …

News Channel 8 WTNH – click here for coverage of press conference (video, pictures & article)

New England Cable News Coverage (NECN.com) – video of press conference below


Friday, July 27, 2012 – Senator Gillibrand Puts out Press Release Regarding Lyme Bill & Upcoming Lyme Hearing

Gillibrand joins push for aggressive federal action on Lyme disease preventionClick here to view Press Release