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Bill Nelson, Sr.'s Public Statements

Full Name: William 'Bill' Clarence Nelson, Sr.
Office: U.S. Senate (FL) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Grace; 2 Children: Nan Ellen, Bill Jr.
Birth Date: 09/29/1942
Birth Place: Miami, FL
Home City: Orlando-Melbourne, FL
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Issue Position: National ID
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Health
Issue Position: Social Justice
Issue Position: Seniors
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Consumers
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: National Security
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Space
Issue Position: Economy
Aug. 14, 2014 Letter to Senator Mikulski, Senator Shelby, Senator Udall, and Senator Johanns - Stop Postal Service Cuts
Aug. 11, 2014 Nelson Scheduled to Head to Ukraine
Aug. 7, 2014 USF Dozier Researchers Set to Announce Significant Findings
Aug. 6, 2014 WJXT - Nelson Urges Locals to Voice Opposition to Oil Drilling off Fla. Coast
Aug. 5, 2014 Nelson Pushing for Release of RESTORE Act Funds
Aug. 1, 2014 The Hill - Florida GOP to Blame for Health Insurance Rate Hikes
July 31, 2014 Durbin, Rockefeller, Nelson, Pryor, Coons, Markey, Introduce America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2014
July 31, 2014 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2014 -- Motion to Proceed
July 31, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of Interior - Oppose Drilling off Florida's East Coast
July 31, 2014 Letter to Clay Yarborough, Jacksonville City Council - Oppose Drilling off Florida's East Coast
July 31, 2014 Markey Joins Rockefeller, Durbin, Nelson, Pryor, And Coons To Introduce America COMPETES Reauthorization Act Of 2014
July 31, 2014 Medicare's 49th Birthday
July 30, 2014 U.S. Announces Sanctions on Venezuela Officials
July 30, 2014 USA Freedom Act
July 30, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Aging Special Committee - Admitted or Not? The Impact of Medicare Observation Status on Seniors
July 29, 2014 Nomination of Robert Alan McDonald to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs
July 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Deep Concern over Deterioration of Democracy, Rule of Law, Human Rights in Venezuela
July 28, 2014 Nomination of Pamela Harris to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit
July 28, 2014 The Hill - Nelson: Stopping the Drugs Will Solve the Border Crisis
July 28, 2014 Nomination of Pamela Harris to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit
July 25, 2014 CBS 12 News - Senator Bill Nelson Announces New Bi-Partisan Backed Help and Research for the Polluted Indian River Lagoon
July 23, 2014 Added Program Looks to Cut Customs Wait Time at Orlando Airport
July 22, 2014 Letter to Bernard Sanders, Chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, Richard Burr, Ranking Member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, and Michael Michaud, Ranking Member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee - VA Deficiencies
July 21, 2014 45-Year Anniversary of the Lunar Landing
July 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Seismic Testing Off Florida's East Coast
July 18, 2014 Senate Aging Committee Leaders Respond to SSA Announcement on Benefit Verification Letters
July 17, 2014 Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Authorization Act
July 17, 2014 Border Crisis
July 16, 2014 Hearing of the Strategic Forces Subcommittee of the Senate Armed Services Committee and the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Testimony on Assured Access to Space
July 16, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Aging Special Committee - Hanging Up on Phone Scams: Progress and Potential Solutions to This Scourge
July 14, 2014 Senate Hearing to Examine Rise in Grandparent Scams
July 14, 2014 Florida's Everglades
July 14, 2014 E-Cigarettes
July 14, 2014 Diabetes Study
July 14, 2014 Naples Daily News - Sen. Nelson: Prevent Oil Drilling in Southwest Florida From "Messing Up' Everglades
July 10, 2014 Lawmakers Want Safety Caps on Liquid Nicotine for E-Cigarettes
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