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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
Issue Position: Social Security
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Defense
Issue Position: Housing
Issue Position: Energy and Environment
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Health Care
Aug. 18, 2014 Nearly 100 Veterans Attend Job Fair
Aug. 17, 2014 Senators Carper, Coons, Rep. Carney Announce $5 Million Grant to Expand Delaware Airpark
Aug. 12, 2014 Chairman Carper Statement on Administration Launch of the U.S. Digital Service
Aug. 11, 2014 Chairman Carper Statement on CFPB Advisory on Digital Currencies
Aug. 11, 2014 Chairman Carper Statement on USPS FY2014 3rd Quarter Financial Statement
Aug. 11, 2014 Chairman Carper Statement on USPS FY2014 3rd Quarter Financial Statement
Aug. 8, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Address Concerns of Inspectors General
Aug. 7, 2014 Chairman Carper Statement on Reported USIS Cyber Breach
Aug. 7, 2014 New GAO Report Shows Need for Improving Rating System for Federal Contractors
Aug. 6, 2014 USDA Rural Development Announces Public Safety Investment in Smyrna
Aug. 4, 2014 GAO: $619 Billion in Government Spending Never Disclosed on Transparency Website
Aug. 1, 2014 Border Crisis
July 31, 2014 Sen. Carper Introduces COMPETE Act to Boost Research & Development
July 31, 2014 Sen. Carper Statement on Passage of Transportation Bill
July 31, 2014 Sen. Carper Statement on Passage of Transportation Bill
July 31, 2014 Sen. Carper Supports Passage of VA Reform Bill
July 31, 2014 Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Approves Measure to Improve Safety and Security of Nation?s Chemical Facilities
July 31, 2014 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2014 -- Motion to Proceed
July 31, 2014 Chairman Carper: Congress' Failure to Act on Border Crisis Could Have Severe Consequences
July 31, 2014 Sen. Carper Introduces COMPETE Act to Boost Research & Development
July 31, 2014 Sen. Carper Supports Passage of VA Reform Bill
July 31, 2014 Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Approves Measure to Improve Safety and Security of Nation's Chemical Facilities
July 30, 2014 Senators Carper and Boxer's Statement on Senate-Passed Highway Extension
July 29, 2014 Sens. Carper, Corker, Boxer Amendment to Receive Vote in Senate
July 29, 2014 Carper Hails Senate Approval of Carper-Corker-Boxer Amendment to Transportation Bill
July 29, 2014 Chairman Carper Urges Colleagues to Pass Emergency Supplemental Bill to Address Humanitarian Challenge at the Southern Border
July 29, 2014 Senator Carper Supports Unanimous Senate Confirmation of Robert McDonald as Secretary of Veterans Affairs
July 29, 2014 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2014 -- Motion to Proceed
July 29, 2014 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014
July 25, 2014 Newsletter: Reflecting on the 9/11 Commission 10 Years Later...
July 24, 2014 Coburn, Carper Introduce Bill to Eliminate Unnecessary and Outdated Reports
July 24, 2014 Chairman Carper Statement on Emergency Supplemental Funding Bill
July 23, 2014 Bring Jobs Home Act - Motion to Proceed
July 23, 2014 Newsletter: Challenges at the Border
July 22, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Finance Committee - The U.S. Tax Code: Love It, Leave It, or Reform It!
July 21, 2014 Sen. Carper Welcomes President Obamas Employment Non-Discrimination Executive Order
July 21, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Answers Regarding USCIS Contract
July 18, 2014 Carper Joins USDA Rural Development to Highlight Affordable Rural Rental Housing Funding
July 18, 2014 Chairman Carper Commends Administration Progress to "Freeze the Footprint" with Federal Property Management
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