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Ben Nelson's Public Statements on Issue: Entitlements and the Safety Net

Date Title
Issue Position: Working for Taxpayers
Issue Position: Welfare Reform
May 9, 2012 Nelson: Students Suffer from Washington Gamesmanship
March 7, 2012 Nelson Working to Keep Medical Rehabilitation Services Available for Those Who Need Them
Feb. 17, 2012 Nelson: One Million Nebraskans Will Benefit from Payroll Tax Cut Extension
Jan. 9, 2012 Priorities for the New Year
Dec. 17, 2011 Extension of Payroll Tax Cut Passes Senate
Dec. 14, 2011 Nelson Votes for Balanced Budget Amendment
Dec. 8, 2011 Nelson: Work Together to Keep Payroll Tax Cut
Dec. 7, 2011 Closing The Medicare "Doughnut Hole" Saved $10 Million For Nebraska Seniors
Dec. 1, 2011 Letter to Tim Sullivan, President and Chief Executive Officer
Nov. 21, 2011 Social Security and Medicare No Place for Politics
Nov. 21, 2011 Nelson Tells Seniors He Will Fight Changes That Undermine Social Security and Medicare
Nov. 8, 2011 Nelson's Medicaid Fix Moving With 3% Witholding Repeal That Will Help Create Jobs
Oct. 24, 2011 Reassurance for Nebraskans on Retirement Security
Oct. 18, 2011 Portman, Wyden Lead Effort to Make Medicare Secondary Payer Program More Efficient, Save Taxpayer Dollars
Oct. 17, 2011 Wyden, Portman, Nelson, Burr Lead Effort to Make Medicare Secondary Payer Program More Efficient, Save Taxpayer Dollars
Aug. 11, 2011 Nelson to Business Leaders: Washington is Out of Touch
Aug. 2, 2011 Washington Games Hurt Our Economy
Aug. 1, 2011 Debt Plan Cuts Medicare and Won't Stabilize the Economy
July 31, 2011 Stop Gap Plan Won't Control Spending or Spur Economic Growth
July 22, 2011 Nelson Opposes Cuts to Social Security and Medicare
July 18, 2011 A Summer of Floods, Finances, and Fallen Heroes
July 6, 2011 Nelson: Debt Reduction Should Focus on Spending Cuts
May 25, 2011 Dismantling Medicare Not the Answer to Budget Problems
May 14, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Privatizing Medicare
May 5, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare
April 25, 2011 I.D. Theft - Help Is Available
Oct. 11, 2010 Ending Washington's Addiction To Debt
Aug. 4, 2010 Nelson: Paid-For Aid For Teachers And Medicaid Also Helps Local Communities Avoid Being Forced To Raise Property Taxes
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 Disappointed Senate Rejects Benefits To Seniors That Wouldn't Add To Deficit
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
Dec. 9, 2009 Nelson: New Legislation Will Help Create Serious Solution To Budget Problems
Dec. 2, 2009 Fox News "On The Record With Greta Van Susteren" - Transcript
Sept. 24, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Virginia's Model of Medicare
Feb. 16, 2009 Economic Rescue Package Means 23,000 Jobs and Much More for Nebraska
Feb. 13, 2009 Nelson Statement On Key Stimulus Bill Vote
Feb. 13, 2009 American Recovery And Reinvestment Act Of 2009 - Conference Report
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