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Bill Nelson, Sr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Defense

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: Environment
Issue Position: National Security
Issue Position: Iraq
June 6, 2014 Nelson Says Army Barking Up Wrong Tree with Plan for Simulation Cut
May 22, 2014 U.S. Moves to Break from Russian Rocket Dependence
Oct. 10, 2013 Tampa Tribune - Afghan Who Saved Tampa Palms Marine gets Visa
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pay National Guard, Reserves During Shutdown
Sept. 10, 2013 Following is U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson's Reaction to the President's Speech
Sept. 10, 2013 Following is U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson's Statement on the Situation in Syria
Sept. 9, 2013 Authorizing the Limited and Specified Use of the United States Armed Forces Against Syria
July 29, 2013 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Transfer of Excess Military Aircraft to Forest Service for Fighting Wildfires
March 20, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Light Air Support Aircraft for Afghanistan
Feb. 14, 2013 Executive Session
Feb. 14, 2013 Executive Session
Jan. 31, 2013 Hearing of the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services - Confirmation Hearing of the Nomination of the Honorable Charles T. Hagel
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State
July 31, 2012 Cybersecurity Act of 2012--Continued
July 25, 2012 Middle Class Tax Cut Act--Motion to Proceed
June 4, 2012 Castor Launches MacDill Means Mobility
May 22, 2012 Enhanced Israeli Missile Defense
Dec. 1, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Nov. 30, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Nov. 29, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
July 19, 2011 Manchin Joins Colleagues to Urge Defense Department to Address Failing Infrastructure at Military Schools
May 23, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
May 18, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense and Admiral Mike Mullen Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
May 12, 2011 Nelson Views Bin Laden Photos, Says They Should Eventually Become Part of the Public Record
Sept. 21, 2010 Defense Authorization
May 28, 2010 Senate Panel Approves Measure Aimed at Speeding Up Delivery of New Ships to Mayport
April 15, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons
Dec. 17, 2009 Department Of Defense Appropriations Act, 2010
Dec. 2, 2009 Text of Senator Nelson's Reaction to President Obama's Speech on Afghanistan
Oct. 29, 2009 Two Florida Locations Eyed by Air Force as Homes for New F-35A Fighter
Oct. 22, 2009 Congress Finally Approves Plan to Upgrade Mayport
Oct. 6, 2009 Department Of Defense Appropriations Act, 2010
Aug. 2, 2009 Marines Find Remains Of Long-Missing Navy Pilot In Desert Grave
July 23, 2009 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010
July 21, 2009 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010 - Continued
July 20, 2009 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010
July 13, 2009 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010 - Continued
June 16, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Armed Services Committee - Missle Defense
June 4, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Armed Services Committee - The Fiscal Year 2010 Defense Authorization Budget Request For The Navy
June 3, 2009 Hearing Of The Strategic Forces Subcommittee Of The Senate Armed Services Committee - Strategic Forces Programs In Review Of The Defense Authorization Request For FY 2010 And The Future Years Defense Program
May 22, 2009 Hearing Of The Strategic Forces Subcommitte Of The Senate Armed Services Committee - "Review Of The Defense Authorization Request For FY 2010 And The Future Years Defense Program"
April 30, 2009 Hearing Of The Airland Subcommittee Of The Senate Armed Services Committee - The Current And Future Roles, Missions And Capabilities Of U.S. Military Air Power
April 28, 2009 Panel I Of A Hearing Of Senate Armed Services Committee - Nominations
April 22, 2009 Hearing Of The Strategic Forces Subcommittee Of The Senate Armed Services Committee - Environmental Management Stimulus Fund
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