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

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
July 23, 2014 Added Program Looks to Cut Customs Wait Time at Orlando Airport
May 22, 2014 Markey, Blumenthal, Nelson Introduce Bill To Eliminate Cap On Maximum Allowable Civil Fine DOT Can Levy On Automakers
March 31, 2014 Letter to R. Gil Kerlikowske, Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection - Miami International Airport
March 11, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Scretary of the Department of Homeland Secuirty - Shorten Lines and Make Passengers Safer at MIA
Jan. 28, 2014 Senators Act To Protect Advanced Biofuel Incentives That Move Beyond Corn-Based Ethanol
Dec. 11, 2013 Nomination of Brian Morris to be the United States District Judge for the District of Montana
Nov. 6, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Special Committee on Aging - Senior Transportation
May 2, 2013 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of Transportation, and Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Preserve Contract Tower Funding
April 10, 2013 Senators Cross Political Aisle Hoping to Save Local Airport Towers
March 4, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
March 7, 2012 Congresswoman Corrine Brown, Congressman John Mica, and Senator Bill Nelson Seek Additional Customs & Border Protection Personnel at Orlando International Airport
Oct. 5, 2011 Letter to Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert, Chief of Naval Operations
Aug. 9, 2011 Letter to The Honorable John Boehner Speaker US House of Representatives
Aug. 5, 2011 Senator on Jupiter Mission: "Another Sign America's Space Program is Alive and Well"
July 29, 2011 Letter Airline CEO
July 21, 2011 Shuttle Alum Says Ship Was "An Incredible Flying Machine"
April 4, 2011 Letter To The Honorable Ray LaHood, Secretary of the Department of Transportation, and The Honorable Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
March 11, 2011 Nelson: "Florida's chances are alive."
March 9, 2011 New Study: Florida Bullet Train Would Have Been in the Black
March 4, 2011 Senator Tosses "Hail Mary" Pass
Feb. 22, 2011 Sen. Bill Nelson Still Hopeful for High-Speed Rail in Florida
Feb. 18, 2011 Florida's Last Remaining Hope for $2.4 Billion and 24,000 High-Speed Rail Jobs Dashed
Feb. 15, 2011 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act
Feb. 15, 2011 Senate Passes Penalties on Misuse of Airport Body Scans
Feb. 3, 2011 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act
Feb. 2, 2011 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act
Dec. 9, 2010 Florida Getting A Train Under its Tree
Aug. 2, 2010 FAA Air Transportation Modernization And Safety Improvement Act
April 6, 2010 Letter To Senator John Kerry, Senator Lindsey Graham, And Senator Joseph Lieberman
March 12, 2010 Op-Ed: A High-Speed Future for Florida, U.S.
Feb. 24, 2010 NASA Chief Declares: We're Going to Mars
Jan. 27, 2010 Florida's Future Riding on High-Speed Rails
Jan. 12, 2010 Campaign for High-Speed Rail and Related Jobs Kicks Off in Florida
Jan. 5, 2010 Airport Security Measures Under Microscope
Dec. 12, 2009 Departments Of Transportation And Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 - Conference Report
Dec. 9, 2009 Congress Reaches Transportation Deal With Money for Rail in Orlando, Miami, Tampa
Oct. 22, 2009 Senator Says White House Will Support Robust Space Program
June 12, 2009 Senators Want Automakers To Give Car Dealers Adequate Time And Fair Compensation In Closing Down
June 3, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Commerce, Science And Transportation Committee - GM and Chrysler Dealership Closures: Protecting Dealers And Consumers
May 21, 2009 Hearing Of The Science And Space Subcommittee Of The Senate Commerce, Science And Transportation Committee - The President's FY 2010 Budget Request For NASA
May 21, 2009 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee - Health and Product Safety Issues Associated With Imported Drywall
May 7, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance - Auctioning Under Cap and Trade: Design, Participation and Distribution of Revenues
May 6, 2009 Hearing of the Communications, Technology and the Internet Subcommittee of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee - The Future of Journalism
March 18, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Commerce, Science And Transportation Committee - Nomination of Gary F. Locke to be Secretary of Commerce
March 17, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Armed Services Committee
March 13, 2009 Remarks By Vice President Joe Biden
March 11, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Budget Committee - The President's Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Proposal for the Department of Energy
Feb. 18, 2009 Lawmaker Wants To Know What Is Holding Up FAA And Bird Radar
Dec. 8, 2008 Letter To Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid
July 2, 2008 Letter to Mary Peters, Secretary of the Department of Transportation, Re: Update Analysis Model for Setting Fuel Economy Increases to Reflect Current Gas Prices and Urgency of Reducing U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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