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Ben Nelson's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
Dec. 17, 2012 20 Years of Public Service Comes to an End
July 18, 2012 Nelson Denounces Health Care Obstruction, Encourages Creation of Health Exchange in Nebraska
March 7, 2012 Nelson Working to Keep Medical Rehabilitation Services Available for Those Who Need Them
Nov. 8, 2011 Nelson's Medicaid Fix Moving With 3% Witholding Repeal That Will Help Create Jobs
Dec. 13, 2010 Nelson Statement on Tax Cut Plan
Aug. 4, 2010 Nelson: Paid-For Aid For Teachers And Medicaid Also Helps Local Communities Avoid Being Forced To Raise Property Taxes
July 20, 2010 Senator Nelson: Unemployment Benefits Can Be Paid For
June 29, 2010 Nelson: Unemployment Benefits Are Need And Should Be Paid For
June 28, 2010 Op-Ed: Washington Needs Nebraska Values When It Comes To Spending
June 16, 2010 Nelson: "Washington Needs To Put A Plug In Deficit Spending"
March 16, 2010 Letter to Charlene Frizzera, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
March 10, 2010 Nelson Comment On Second Jobs Bill
March 9, 2010 Tax Extenders Act
March 4, 2010 Nelson Fights For Fiscal Responsibility Amendment To Hold Down The Deficit
Feb. 22, 2010 Nelson Applauds Extension Of Nebraska Provision To All States
Jan. 15, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, United States Senate
Jan. 10, 2010 Nelson Statement Responding To California Governor
Dec. 27, 2009 Op-Ed: Medicaid Provision Wasn't Special Deal For Nebraska
Dec. 22, 2009 Further Changes To S. Con. Res. 13 Pursuant
Dec. 20, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Dave Heineman, Governor, State Of Nebraska
Dec. 16, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Dave Heineman, Governor, State Of Nebraska
Nov. 9, 2009 Op-Ed: Boosting The Economy
Nov. 4, 2009 Nelson Votes To Help Unemployed Nebraskans, And To Stimulate Nebraska Homebuying And Homebuilding
Feb. 16, 2009 Economic Rescue Package Means 23,000 Jobs and Much More for Nebraska
Feb. 13, 2009 American Recovery And Reinvestment Act Of 2009 - Conference Report
Feb. 13, 2009 Nelson Statement On Key Stimulus Bill Vote
Feb. 9, 2009 Nelson Statement On Key Stimulus Vote
Feb. 9, 2009 American Recovery And Reinvestment Act Of 2009
Nov. 20, 2008 Nelson Statement On Extending Unemployment Benefits
Sept. 16, 2008 Letter to Kerry Weems, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Re: Refusal to Testify on BSD
May 22, 2008 Nebraska Hostitals, Schools Spared Drastic Cuts From New Medicaid Rules
April 21, 2008 What Can You Get for $13,000?
Jan. 21, 2008 Nelson Outlines Proposals to Stimulate Economy
May 3, 2007 Nelson Introduces Legislation to Assist Critical Access Hospitals
Feb. 28, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Kent Conrad, Chairman Senate Budget Committee and The Honorable Judd Gregg, Ranking Member Senate Budget Committee
Feb. 1, 2007 Nelson Supports Minimum Wage Hike, Small Business Tax Relief
Sept. 14, 2006 Nelson: Preserve IDEA Funding for Nebraska's Schools
Sept. 11, 2006 Fall Wish-llist for Congress Permanent Tax Relief
Sept. 1, 2006 Providing Enough for Those Who Have Too Little
Aug. 4, 2006 Nelson Votes to Extend Tax Cuts, Reform Estate Tax, Raise Minimum Wage
March 17, 2005 Nelson Votes to Restore $15 Billion for Medicaid
Feb. 15, 2005 Nelson Joins Effort to Create Bipartisan Commission on Medicaid
Dec. 12, 2003 Letter to Senators Frist, Daschle, Grassley and Baucus
July 22, 2003 Building on Welfare Reform Act
May 28, 2003 Nelson Statement on Signing of Economic Stimulus Package
May 14, 2003 Senator Nelson Introduces State Fiscal Relief Amendment
April 25, 2003 Ben Nelson on Buchanan and Press
March 19, 2003 Senator Nelson Introduces Budget Amendment
Jan. 9, 2003 Senator Nelson Introduces State Budget Relief Act of 2003
Issue Position: Working for Taxpayers
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