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Bill Nelson, Sr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
April 18, 2014 Tampa Bay Times - Bill Nelson: Expanding Medicaid Good for Florida's Health, Economy
April 17, 2014 Tampa Bay Times/Miami Herald - Sen. Bill Nelson Seeks Local Solution to Expand Medicaid in Florida
April 11, 2014 Letter to Will Weatherford, Speaker of the Florida Legislature, and Don Gaetz, President of the Florida Senate - Medicaid Expansion
March 26, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavvener, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Alternative Medicaid Expansion Plan
March 5, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - Income Security and the Elderly: Securing Gains made in the War on Poverty
Feb. 21, 2014 Lawmaker Wants Explanation Behind Unemployment Fiasco
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Scott Dahl, Inspector General of the Department of Labor - Florida CONNECT
Feb. 12, 2014 Unemployment Insurance
Jan. 14, 2014 Feds Heading to Florida Over Breakdown in Unemployment Benefits
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Republican Leader McConnell, Chairman Baucus, and Ranking Member Hatch - Urge Reauthorization of Unemployment Insurance
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Secretary Thomas Perez, Department of Labor - Investigate Problems with Florida's Website for Handling Unemployment Benefits
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Dec. 3, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Unemployment Insurance Programs
March 28, 2012 Senators Introduce Legislation to Ease Hiring Process for Veterans
March 27, 2012 Congressman Denham's Veteran Skills to Jobs Act introduced in the Senate
March 2, 2011 Brown, Nelson Introduce Taxpayer Receipt Act
Oct. 1, 2009 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript
July 25, 2008 LIHEAP
Jan. 31, 2008 Stimulus Package
June 18, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman, Committee on Agriculture and The Honorable Saxby Chambliss, Ranking Republican Member
March 1, 2007 Statement of Bill Nelson Hearing: Universal Service
Nov. 3, 2005 Deficit Reduction Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 2005--Resumed
July 14, 2005 Grants Under the national Flood Insurance Program
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