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Ben Nelson's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Full Name: E. Benjamin 'Ben' Nelson
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Diane; 4 Children: Kevin, Kristy, Patrick, Sara
Birth Date: 05/17/1941
Birth Place: McCook, NE
Home City: Omaha, NE
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
Issue Position: Veterans
Sept. 17, 2012 Column: Veterans Need Our Help Finding Jobs
July 11, 2012 Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act -- Motion to Proceed
May 28, 2012 Senator Nelson's Memorial Day Message
May 25, 2012 McCook Daily Gazette - Memorial Day in the Middle East
Feb. 13, 2012 Funding for New Stratcom HQ in President's 2013 Budget; Omaha VA Hospital Still on Track
Dec. 27, 2011 Statement by Senator Ben Nelson on His Plans for 2012
Dec. 20, 2011 Weekly Column: Honoring Our Troops and Veterans
Dec. 13, 2011 Never Forget
Nov. 10, 2011 Senate Passes the VOW to Hire Heroes Act
Nov. 10, 2011 Senator Ben Nelson's Veterans Day Message
Nov. 7, 2011 Honoring Our Veterans, and Helping Them Get Jobs
Nov. 4, 2011 Nelson Applauds New Outreach Program to Homeless Veterans
Aug. 23, 2011 Veterans Need Partners to Secure Jobs
Aug. 19, 2011 America Owes Veterans More than Gratitude
May 30, 2011 Patriotism and Nebraskans
May 26, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - National Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day
March 31, 2011 Budget Battles May Delay Omaha VA Hospital Project
Feb. 14, 2011 New Omaha VA Hospital Remainds on Track
Nov. 11, 2010 Nebraskans Honor Veterans On Veterans Day
Nov. 8, 2010 Keeping Our Promise To Veterans
Feb. 1, 2010 Nelson Applauds President's 2011 Budget Proposal For A New VA Medical Center in Omaha
Sept. 4, 2009 Op-Ed: Attacking America's Number One Cancer Killer
Aug. 17, 2009 Nelson: VA Study Documents Problems And Proposals For A 21st Century Facility
June 16, 2009 Hearing Of The Financial Services And General Government Subcommittee Of The Senate Appropriations Committee - FY 2010 Budget Estimates For The Small Business Administration And The General Services Administration
May 24, 2009 FOX "Fox News Sunday" - Transcript
April 29, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Personnel Of The Senate Committee On Armed Services - The Implementation Of Wounded Warrior Policies And Programs
March 31, 2009 Nelson, Johanns: Sarpy County Should Be Site For National Cemetary
March 18, 2009 Hearing Of The Personnel Subcommittee Of The Senate Armed Services Committee - Testimony On The Incidence Of Suicides Of United States Service Members And Initiatives Within The Department Of Defense To Prevent Military Suicides
June 9, 2008 VA Secretary, Elected Officials and Universities Discuss Veterans Health Care in Omaha
April 24, 2008 Nelson Supports Veterans Benefits
March 5, 2008 Letter to the Senate Budget Committee
March 5, 2008 Nelson: Bellevue Should Be Site for National Cemetery
Jan. 7, 2008 A Special Tribute to Disabled Veterans
Sept. 10, 2007 Smoothing the Way to Help Wounded Soldiers
Sept. 5, 2007 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008--Continued
June 14, 2007 Nelson: Wounded Warriors Bill Clears First Hurdle
April 3, 2007 Emergency Spending Bill Meets Vital Needs at Home and Abroad
March 2, 2007 Nelson Wants Answers on Walter Reed Scandal
Dec. 8, 2006 Internal Revenue Service Private Debt Collection Program
April 26, 2006 More Funding Necessary For Veterans Medical Research Program
Nov. 18, 2005 Nelson: A Win-Win for America's Disabled Veterans and Taxpayers
Nov. 17, 2005 Tax Relief Act of 2005
Nov. 9, 2005 Veterans Deserve More than Just a Day to be Honored
Oct. 20, 2005 Disabled Veterans and Other Persons with Disabilities
June 29, 2005 Senate Approves Veterans Awareness Week
Feb. 16, 2005 Nelson Objects to Higher Copays and Health Care Fees for America's Veterans
Nov. 12, 2003 Executive Session
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