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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: Immigration
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Housing
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Energy and Environment
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Defense
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 18, 2014 Carper Joins USDA Rural Development to Highlight Affordable Rural Rental Housing Funding
July 17, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Finance Committee - The Role of Trade and Technology in 21st Century Manufacturing
July 17, 2014 Sen. Carper Reacts to Presidents Announcement at the Port of Wilmington
July 16, 2014 Sen. Carper Votes to Support Womens Health Care
July 14, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Nominations of Hon. James C. Miller III, Stephen Crawford, David M. Bennett, and Victoria Reggie Kennedy to be Governors, U.S. Postal Service
July 12, 2014 Newsletter: Doing Our Job on Transportation
July 10, 2014 Executive Session
July 10, 2014 Wyden and Carper Call for Long-Term Funding for Transportation
July 10, 2014 Sen. Carper Decries Finance Committees Punt on Transportation Funding into the Next Congress
July 9, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs - Challenges at the Border: Examining the Causes, Consequences, and Responses to the Rise in Apprehensions at the Southern Border
July 9, 2014 Senators Boxer and Carper Oppose House Plan on Highway Trust Fund
July 8, 2014 Chairman Carper Responds to President's Emergency Supplemental Request to Address Challenges at Border
July 3, 2014 Newsletter: Happy Independence Day!
July 2, 2014 Chairman Carper Expresses Concern over Further USPS Plant Consolidations and Calls for Action on Comprehensive Postal Reform
June 30, 2014 Senator Carper Reacts to Hobby Lobby Decision: The Supreme Court Got It Wrong, Plain and Simple
June 27, 2014 Carper, Coons, Carney Join USDA Rural Development to Announce Energy-Saving Initiatives in Seven Delaware Municipalities
June 27, 2014 Chairman Carper Marks the One Year Anniversary of the Passage of Comprehensive Immigration Reform in the Senate
June 27, 2014 Newsletter: One Year Later: A Call to Action
June 26, 2014 Chairman Carper Highlights New GAO Report on Virtual Currencies
June 25, 2014 Sen. Carper Applauds Passage of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
June 25, 2014 Sen. Carper Applauds Administration Progress on Climate Action Plan
June 25, 2014 Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Approves OMB Director Nominee
June 25, 2014 Sen. Carper Introduces Amendment to Restore Purchasing Power of the Gas Tax for Highway Trust Fund
June 24, 2014 Chairman Carper Statement on Senate Confirmation of Leon Rodriguez to be Director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
June 24, 2014 Nomination of Leon Rodriguez to be Director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security
June 24, 2014 Sen. Carper Co-Sponsors Common Sense Campaign Finance Disclosure Bill
June 24, 2014 Chairman Carper Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Enhance Nation's Cybersecurity Efforts
June 20, 2014 Senator Carper Highlights the 70th Anniversary of the G.I. Bill
June 20, 2014 Chairman Carper Holds Roundtable to Discuss Root Causes of Surge of Central American Migration
June 20, 2014 Chairman Carper Reacts to DHS 2014 Quadrennial Homeland Security Review
June 18, 2014 Senator Carper Reacts to Murphy-Corker Proposal on Transportation Funding
June 13, 2014 Letter to Robert Hale, Under Secretary and Chief Financial Officer of the Department of Defense, and Jon T. Rymer, Inspector General of the Department of Defense - Defense Department Plugging Numbers
June 12, 2014 Senators Raise Concerns Over Security of Radiological Materials at Industrial Sites
June 11, 2014 Sen. Carper Supports Improving Veterans Access to Health Care, Urges Further Reforms
June 6, 2014 Newsletter: Paying Tribute 70 Years Later
June 5, 2014 Chairman Carper: Today's Action Will Continue To Help Thousands Of Hard-Working, Upstanding Young Immigrants
June 5, 2014 Sen. Carper Celebrates Senate Confirmation of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to Lead Health and Human Services Department
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