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Bill Nelson, Sr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

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
Nov. 21, 2013 Sen. Nelson Reflects on the Day President Kennedy Was Shot
Sept. 9, 2013 Senate Resolution 218--Honoring the Legacy of A. Philip Randolph and Saluting His Efforts on Behalf of the People of the United States for Form "A More Perfect Union"
Aug. 21, 2013 ABC News - U.S. Elderly Couple Says Cruise Line Left Them in Turkey to Face Medical Emergency
May 17, 2012 Cuban Independence Day
June 30, 2011 Fourth of July Message for the Troops
July 2, 2010 Letter to Mr. Sepp Blatter President Fédération Internationale de Football Association
June 14, 2010 Senators to BP: Cough Up $20 Billion Advance
June 10, 2010 Small Businesses Hit HardBy Oil Spill Could Get Tax Break
June 7, 2010 Oilspill Closes In
Jan. 18, 2010 Sen. Nelson's in Remembrance of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Sept. 9, 2009 Tribute To Senator Mel Martinez
July 24, 2009 Legislation Would Make 'Blacklisting' Of Cities Unlawful
July 20, 2009 Senator Nelson: Lesson Of The Moon Landing
July 20, 2009 Text Of Senator Nelson's Remarks On The 40th Anniversary Of The Moon Landing
June 18, 2009 Travel Promotion Act
May 1, 2009 On Approach To Moon-Landing's 40th Anniversary, Lawmakers Launch Plan To Honor Space Pioneers
April 21, 2009 Honoring Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day
Jan. 15, 2009 Senate Passes Resolution Honoring Gators' Victory
Jan. 12, 2009 Designating Certain Land As Components Of The National Wilderness Preservation System - Motion To Proceed
Jan. 7, 2009 Senators Sing A Song - For Victory In BCS Game
Oct. 20, 2008 Florida, Pennsylvania Senators Place Friendly Wager on World Series
Sept. 29, 2008 (At the Request of Mr. Reid the Following Statement was Ordered to be Printed in the RECORD.
Sept. 11, 2008 'Oil for Sex' Scandal Spurs Calls for Probe of Big Oil's Influence
July 25, 2008 Probe into State Dept Passport Mess Reveals New Problems
July 14, 2008 PEPFAR
June 18, 2008 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Dec. 13, 2007 Senators Clinton and Nelson Introduce Resolution Praising Opening of Holocaust Archives
Nov. 2, 2007 Letter to the Honorable Nancy A. Nord
Aug. 3, 2007 Senate Panel to Probe Dropping of Everglades from Watch List
April 25, 2007 Senate Concurrent Resolution 29--Encouraging the Recognition of the Negro Baseball Leagues and Their Players on May 20th of Each Year
April 24, 2007 Bipartisanship Starts at the Top
Jan. 9, 2007 Legislative Transparency and Accountability Act of 2007
May 4, 2006 Senate Resolution 455--Designating May 20, 2006 as "Negro Leaguers Recognition Day"
May 1, 2006 Senate Concurrent Resolution 91--Expressing the Sense of Congress that the President Should Posthumously Award the Presidential Medal of Freedom....
Feb. 28, 2006 e-Briefs
Jan. 24, 2006 Celebrating America's Diverse History
Dec. 12, 2005 Senate Concurrent Resolution 68--Designating May 20, 2006, as "Negro Leaguers Recognition Day"
April 18, 2005 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2005
April 11, 2005 MSNBC Hardball - Transcript
Feb. 7, 2005 Visit to The Senate by the Vice President of The Arginitne Republic
Aug. 16, 2004 Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Proposals to Reorganize the United States Intelligence Community
July 22, 2004 Retirement of Vice Admiral Gordon S. Holder, United States Navy
June 18, 2004 Commending National Hockey League Tampa Bay Lightning
June 16, 2004 Recognizing the Accomplishments and Contributions of Ray Charles to the World of Music
April 27, 2004 Racetrack Depreciation
April 26, 2004 Venezuela
Jan. 27, 2004 Hearing of the Senate Budget Committee - CBO Budget and Economic Outlook for 2005-2014
Oct. 29, 2003 Commending the Florida Marlins for Winning the 2003 World Series
Oct. 23, 2003 Panel II of a Hearing of the International Operations and Terrorism Subcommittee of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Sept. 30, 2003 Appointment of Special Counsel
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