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Tom Carper's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

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
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
Dec. 10, 2013 New GAO Report Shows Agencies Can Do More to Increase Contract Savings with Reverse Auctions
Oct. 17, 2013 Chairman Carper Highlights 10th Anniversary of National Cyber Security Awareness Month
Oct. 8, 2013 Letter to Sec. Chuck Hagel, Dept of Defense - Restore Death Benefits for Families of Fallen Heroes
June 6, 2013 GAO Report Highlights Defense Department's Failure to Curb Improper Payments
June 6, 2013 Statement from Chairman Carper on Management Cuts in House's Department of Homeland Security FY 2014 Appropriations Bill
Feb. 22, 2013 Chairman Carper Commends DHS Launch of New Cyber-Training Initiative
Feb. 21, 2013 Chairman Carper Reacts to Mandiant Intel Report on Cyber Threat
Feb. 19, 2013 Sen. Carper on Misguided Filibuster of Chuck Hagel Nomination
Feb. 19, 2013 Chairman Carper Reacts to Mandiant Intel Report on Cyber Threat
Feb. 12, 2013 Sen. Carper Reacts to President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 28, 2013 Letter to President Obama, McCaskill Urges President to Fill Watchdog Positions at Six Federal Agencies
Jan. 23, 2013 Comprehensive Cybersecurity Bill Will Be Priority This Congress: Rockefeller, Carper, Feinstein See Opportunity to Strengthen Nation's Cybersecurity This Year
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iran
Oct. 2, 2012 Sen. Carper Highlights National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
Sept. 28, 2012 Congressional Delegation, University of Delaware Announce $416,000 Federal Grant for Cybersecurity Education Initiative
Sept. 26, 2012 Sens. Akaka, Carper Commend Steps to Better Protect Personal Information of Federal Employees from Security Breach
Sept. 19, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Homeland Threats and Agency Responses
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
Sept. 12, 2012 Sen. Carper Statement on the Death of Four Americans, Including Ambassador Stevens During Attacks on U.S. Consulate in Libya
Aug. 2, 2012 Sen. Carper Disappointed by Senate's Failure to Advance Cybersecurity Legislation
July 31, 2012 Hearing of the Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia Subcommittee of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - State of Federal Privacy and Data Security Law: Lagging Behind the Times?
July 31, 2012 Sens. Carper, Blunt File Amendment to Cyber Security Bill to Better Protect Consumers from Identity Theft
July 31, 2012 Cybersecurity Act of 2012--Continued
July 26, 2012 Sen. Carper Commends Colleagues on Vote to Proceed to Debate on Cybersecurity Legislation
July 19, 2012 Lieberman, Collins, Rockefeller, Feinstein, Carper Offer Revised Legislation to Improve Security of our Most Critical Private-Sector Cyber Systems
June 28, 2012 Sen. Carper Helps Department of Defense Recognize DuPont?s Support for Hiring Veterans and Reservists
May 1, 2012 Sen. Carper Statement on the Anniversary of the Death of Osama bin Laden
March 30, 2012 Senator Carper Expresses Disappointment with Rising Defense Weapons Systems Costs
March 29, 2012 Senators Highlight Government Accountability Office Study Showing Major Problems with Defense Department's New Billion-Dollar Accounting Systems
March 22, 2012 Joint Hearing of the Government Organization, Efficiency, and Financial Management Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - New Audit Finds Problems in Army Military Pay
March 15, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - Lessons from Fukushima One Year Later: NRC's Implementation of Recommendations for Enhancing Nuclear Reactor Safety in the 21st Century
Feb. 22, 2012 Senators Highlight New Report Detailing Billions in Duplicative IT Investments at DOD and DOE
Dec. 21, 2011 Senators Highlight New GAO Study Revealing Problems in Navy and Marine Corps Accounting Systems
Dec. 16, 2011 Letter to Ashton B. Carter, PhD Deputy Secretary of Defense for U.S. Department of Defense
Nov. 29, 2011 Senators Carper, Coons Praise Passage of Amendment to Give National Guard a Seat on the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Nov. 16, 2011 Lieberman, Collins, Carper Hail Majority Leader's Bold Cybersecurity Decision
Nov. 4, 2011 Letter to Ashton B. Carter, Deputy Secretary of Defense of U.S. Department of Defense
Oct. 20, 2011 Johnson Introduces Cybersecurity Resolution
Oct. 5, 2011 Senators Carper, Lieberman, and Collins Say House Recommendations Show Cybersecurity Legislation Can Pass In 2011
Sept. 8, 2011 Sen. Carper Reacts to DOD Inspector General Report on Overpriced Army Helicopter Parts
Aug. 15, 2011 Letter to Defense Finance and Accounting Service Director McKay
June 23, 2011 Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011
May 23, 2011 Hearing Statement "Protecting Cyberspace: Assessing the White House Proposal"
May 23, 2011 Administration in Sync with Committee on Cybersecurity Legislation
May 19, 2011 Sens. Carper and Coburn Introduce Bill to Limit Printing Costs at the Department of Defense
May 19, 2011 Senators Coburn and Carper Introduce Bill to Limit Printing Costs at the Department of Defense Savings: $20 million
May 12, 2011 U.S. Must Learn How to Spend Smarter
May 12, 2011 Sens. Carper, Lieberman, Collins React to White House Cybersecurity Proposal
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