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

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: Seniors
July 14, 2014 Senate Hearing to Examine Rise in Grandparent Scams
July 9, 2014 Associated Press - Medicare Providers Complain of Duplicative Audits
June 18, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - Reduction in Face-to-Face Services at the Social Security Administration
June 10, 2014 Senior Safety Act
May 13, 2014 Lawmakers Join All-Out Push to Combat Medicare Fraud
May 13, 2014 All-Out Press to Combat Medicare Fraud
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - The Fight Against Cancer: Challenges, Progress, & Promise
May 5, 2014 Gold Scam
April 30, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - Exploring the Perils of the Precious Metals Market
April 15, 2014 Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes Solicitations Under Scrutiny
April 3, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Seniors Programs
March 31, 2014 Association of Jewish Aging Services
March 28, 2014 Letter to Aviva Sufian, Special Envoy for US Holocaust Survivor Services - Review of Funding Gaps and Barriers Impacting Holocaust Survivors
March 26, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Aging - Preventing Medicare Fraud
March 5, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - Income Security and the Elderly: Securing Gains made in the War on Poverty
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Proposed Medicare Rule
Feb. 12, 2014 Senate Lawmakers Examine Challenges Facing Senior Start-Ups
Feb. 12, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Aging Special Committee - In Search of a Second Act: The Challenges & Advantages of Senior Entrepreneurship
Feb. 11, 2014 Senators Urge Colleagues to Support Nation's Military Retirees and Restore Earned Benefits
Feb. 11, 2014 Repealing Section 403 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed - Continued
Jan. 29, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Resolutions
Jan. 29, 2014 Senators Collins, Nelson Introduce Bill to Encourage Retirement Savings
Jan. 29, 2014 Senate Bill Introduced to Encourage Retirement Savings
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman Federal Trade Commission - Deceptive Medical Credit Cards, Loans
Dec. 18, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Special Committee on Aging - Future of Long-Term Care Policy
Dec. 17, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2014 -- Continued
Dec. 11, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Special Committee on Aging - Medication Labeling Mistakes
Nov. 21, 2013 Nelson, Warren Statement on FDIC, OCC Final Guidelines on Deposit Advances
Nov. 20, 2013 Long-Term Care Needs
Nov. 13, 2013 Senate Aging Committee Launches New Anti-Fraud Hotline, Enhanced Website to Assist Seniors
Nov. 6, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Special Committee on Aging - Senior Transportation
Oct. 30, 2013 The Hill - Time Has Come to Address the Challenges of Long-Term Care
Sept. 25, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - State of the American Senior: The Changing Retirement
Sept. 20, 2013 Letter to Assistant Attorney Gerneral Stuart Delery, Dept. of Justice & Director Richard Cordray, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Tax Lien Programs
Sept. 18, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Committe on Aging - HIV/AIDS
July 25, 2013 Lawmakers Seek Relief for Chronically Ill Seniors
May 31, 2013 Lawmakers Question Screening of Fraudulent Medicare Mental Health Claims
May 22, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Select Committee on Aging - Opening Statement of Chairman Bill Nelson
May 21, 2013 Letter to The Honorable Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General - Senators Call for GAO Study on Accuracy of Online RX Drug Plan Details
April 26, 2013 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Tom Harkin and Jerry Moran - Senators Seek Support for Seniors
April 3, 2013 Letter to Acting Labor Secretary Seth Harris and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew - Troubling Practices Carried Out by Financial Firms That Drain Americans' 401(k) Retirement Savings
March 15, 2013 Lawmakers Press Justice Department to Extradite Lottery Scammers
March 12, 2013 Bill Nelson: Medicaid Expansion Would Save Taxpayers
March 11, 2013 Senate Aging Committee to Spotlight Widespread Lottery Scam that Targets Seniors
March 5, 2013 Sen. Carper Joins Colleagues to Introduce Bill Simplifying Tax Filings for Seniors
Jan. 28, 2013 Nelson Selected as New Chair for Aging Committee
Sept. 4, 2012 CNN "CNN Newsroom" - Transcript
Jan. 24, 2012 Kohl and Nelson Disappointed Social Security Statements Unavailable for Most Workers
Dec. 12, 2011 Congressional Investigation Set Into Whether States Enacted New Laws to Suppress Voter Turnout
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