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Tom Carper's Public Statements on Issue: Trade

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
July 17, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Finance Committee - The Role of Trade and Technology in 21st Century Manufacturing
Jan. 15, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative, and Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Open Markets for US Poultry Exports
July 5, 2013 Carper, Coons, Carney Praise WTO Decision that Chinese Poultry Barriers are Unfair
June 20, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of U.S. Department of State - U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran
Dec. 6, 2012 Sen. Carper Votes to Establish Permanent Normal Trade Relations with Russia
Aug. 7, 2012 Sen. Carper Commends Successful Efforts to Prevent Restrictive Mexican Fees on U.S. Poultry
Aug. 6, 2012 Sen. Carper Cosponsors Bill to Improve Agricultural Inspections at Nation's Ports
July 18, 2012 Hearing Statement: Open Executive Session -- Russia Permanent Normal Trade Relations
May 15, 2012 Sen. Carper Lauds Senate Reauthorization of Export-Import Bank
May 4, 2012 Sen. Carper Statement on April Jobs Report
April 2, 2012 Letter to Ron Kirk, United States Trade Representative
March 6, 2012 Delaware's Congressional Delegation Commends Obama Administration's Efforts to Protect U.S. Poultry Industry and Ensure Fair Trade Policies with India
March 6, 2012 Delaware's Congressional Delegation Commends Obama Administration's Efforts to Protect U.S. Poultry Industry and Ensure Fair Trade Policies with India
March 2, 2012 The News Journal - Supporting Poultry Industry Is Vital To Region's Economy
Feb. 23, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Jan. 13, 2012 Carper Statement on President Obama's Proposal to Streamline Federal Government by Merging Several Trade and Commerce Offices
Dec. 22, 2011 Hagan Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Urging USTR Kirk to Fight for U.S. Poultry Producers in India
Dec. 22, 2011 Letter to Ron Kirk, United States Trade Representative for the Office of the United States Trade Representative
Dec. 9, 2011 Statement on USTR Next Step in Dispute Against China's Poultry Tariffs
Oct. 12, 2011 United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
Oct. 12, 2011 Sen. Carper to Vote for Trade Agreements with South Korea, Panama and Colombia
Sept. 22, 2011 Sen. Carper Supports Bill to Help Workers Displaced by Trade Agreements
Sept. 20, 2011 Sen. Carper Praises Administration Decision to File WTO Case Against China to Protect American Jobs
May 23, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - National Export Initiative
May 23, 2011 Letter to Barack H. Obama, President of the United States - Trade Adjustment Assistance
May 11, 2011 Hearing Statement: "The U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement"
March 9, 2011 Finance Hearing Statement: "The President's 2011 Trade Agenda"
March 9, 2011 Lautenberg, Carper, Colleagues Meet with Sec. LaHood, Urge Admin to Redirect Rejected Florida Rail Funding to Northeast Corridor
Jan. 20, 2011 Sen. Carper Comments on Chinese Delegation Visit to Delaware
Sept. 28, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States of America
Sept. 27, 2010 Sen. Carper Decries China's Shortsighted Tariff on U.S. Poultry
Aug. 30, 2010 Letter to His Excellency Sergey I. Kislyak , Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the U.S. - Russian Restrictions of US Poultry
June 21, 2010 Letter To President Barack Obama
June 21, 2010 Letter to President Obama - Russian Trade Barriers of US Poultry
April 15, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons
June 18, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Committee On Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs - Examining State Business Incorporation Practices: A Discussion Of The Incorporation Transparency And Law Enforcement Assistance Act
May 7, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance - Auctioning Under Cap and Trade: Design, Participation and Distribution of Revenues
March 12, 2009 Clean Tea Introduced, Bill Aimed At Creating A More Efficient Transportation System Through Cap And Trade Funds
Nov. 7, 2007 Sen. Carper Co-sponsors Legislation to Prohibit Industry-Funded Travel for Federal Regulators
Jan. 31, 2007 Statement of Tom Carper U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs "The Treasury Department's Report to Congress on International Ec
June 29, 2006 United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
March 3, 2006 Carper's Corner
June 30, 2005 Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
June 30, 2005 Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
March 15, 2005 Congressional Budget for the United States Government for the Fiscal Year 2006
Feb. 11, 2003 Hearing of the Senate Banking, House and Urban Affairs Committee Subject: The Federal Reserve's Monetary Policy Report
Jan. 30, 2003 The President's State of the Union Address
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Economy
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