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Tom Carper's Public Statements

Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' Richard Carper
Office: U.S. Senate (DE) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Martha Ann; 2 Children: Benjamin, Christopher
Birth Date: 01/23/1947
Birth Place: Beckley, WV
Home City: Wilmington, DE
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
April 15, 2014 Chairman Carper's Statement on the One Year Anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing
April 11, 2014 Sen. Carper Reacts to Change in HHS Leadership
April 10, 2014 Chairman Carper Reacts to IG Report on Boston Bombing
April 10, 2014 Statement on MAP-21 Reauthorization
April 10, 2014 Senate Advances DATA Act Compromise
April 10, 2014 Senate D.C. Budget and Legislative Autonomy Bills Introduced, Boost for D.C. Home Rule
April 9, 2014 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - Strong Investment in Important Land Conservation Programs
April 9, 2014 Chairman Carper Highlights Public Release of Medicare Payment Data
April 8, 2014 Delegation Welcomes Delaware High School Juniors And Seniors For Annual Congressional Youth Conference
April 7, 2014 Sen. Carper Touts Passage of Unemployment Benefits Extension
April 4, 2014 Senator Carper Reveals that an Estimated 3,800 Delawareans Have Unclaimed Tax Refunds
April 3, 2014 Sen. Carper Praises Bipartisan Vote for Chemical Spill Bill in EPW Committee
April 2, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Mary Landrieu, and Daniel Coats - Strong Support for Firefighters
April 2, 2014 Hearing of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Data Breach on the Rise: Protecting Personal Information from Harm
March 31, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security - Management Matters: Creating a 21st Century Government -- Part II, Outside Views
March 28, 2014 Senator Carper Encourages Young Delawareans to Enter Recipe Challenge Promoting Healthy Eating
March 28, 2014 E-Newsletter: A Brave New (Cyber) World
March 27, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - MAP-21 Reauthorization
March 26, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs
March 26, 2014 Chairman Carper Commends Student Veterans of America for Undertaking Million Records Project to Study the Academic Progress of Student Veterans
March 26, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - The Environmental Protection Agency's Fiscal Year 2015 Budget
March 25, 2014 Chairman Carper Reacts to Internal Revenue Service's New Guidance on Transactions Involving Digital Currencies
March 19, 2014 Chairman Carper: "We Have a Responsibility to the Victims and Their Families to Learn All That We Can from Navy Yard Incident to Prevent Similar Tragedies from Happening Again"
March 19, 2014 Chairman Carper Encourages States to Prepare Applications for Preparedness Grants
March 19, 2014 Chairman Carper Welcomes White House Launch of Climate Data Initiative
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 18, 2014 Chairmen Carper and Harkin Commend Defense Department for Improving Transition Assistance Program
March 13, 2014 Chairman Carper's Reaction to the Creation of a New Task Force to Study Virtual Currencies
March 13, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee - Budget Hearing - Department of Homeland Security
March 12, 2014 Hearing of hte Senate Homeland Secuirty and Government Affairs Committee - Management Matters: Creating a 21st Century Government
March 12, 2014 Landrieu Advances Amendment to Protect Children During Disasters
March 11, 2014 Chairman Carper Highlights GAO Report Findings that Nuclear Regulatory Bodies Worldwide Have Made Changes in Response to the Fukushima Daiichi Accident
March 10, 2014 Letter to Alan Estevez, Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics - End Purchasing Millions of Dollars of Unneeded Inventory
March 10, 2014 Carper, Coons, Carney Highlight $3.2 Million Grant from FEMA
March 7, 2014 Carper, Coons, Carney Welcome More than 90 Companies, 2,000 Job Seekers to Job Fair
March 6, 2014 Senate Confirms Kerlikowske as Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security
March 6, 2014 Chairman Carper, Ranking Member Coburn Commend Senate on Confirmation of Critical DHS Leadership
March 5, 2014 Chairman Carper Hosts International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children and Thomson Reuters to Discuss New Report on Virtual Currencies
March 5, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Nominations of L. Reginald Brothers, Jr., to be Under Secretary for Science and Technology, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and Hon. Francis X. Taylor to be Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
March 5, 2014 Chairman Carper Highlights American Red Cross Month
March 4, 2014 Sen. Carper Comments on President Obama's 2015 Budget Proposal
March 4, 2014 Casey, Carper, Coons: Delaware Deepening Project Receives $35M Under President's Newly Released Budget
Feb. 28, 2014 Delaware Businesses Leaders Discuss Partisanship in Washington and Federal Regulation with U.S. Sen. Tom Carper
Feb. 27, 2014 Carper Commends Administration's Efforts to Recover Healthcare Fraud
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury and John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Set Clear Rules for Political Activity by Dark Money Groups
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Treasury and John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Guidance for Tax-Exempt Social Welfare Organizations on Candidate-Related Political Activities
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury and John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - End Unlimited Secret Spending in Elections by Tax-Exempt Groups
Feb. 27, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee - Recycling Electronics: A Common Sense Solution for Enhancing Government Efficiency and Protecting Our Environment"
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Curtis Coy, Deputy Under Secretary, Office of Economic Opportunity, Department of Veterans Affairs - Improve GI Bill Comparison Tool
Feb. 26, 2014 Sen. Carper Assumes Chairmanship of the EPW Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee
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