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Tom Carper's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Transportation
July 17, 2014 Sen. Carper Reacts to Presidents Announcement at the Port of Wilmington
July 12, 2014 Newsletter: Doing Our Job on Transportation
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 Senators Boxer and Carper Oppose House Plan on Highway Trust Fund
June 25, 2014 Sen. Carper Introduces Amendment to Restore Purchasing Power of the Gas Tax for Highway Trust Fund
June 18, 2014 Senator Carper Reacts to Murphy-Corker Proposal on Transportation Funding
June 5, 2014 Sen. Carper Commends Gov. Markell, Sec. Foxx for Committing to Fix I-495 Bridge
June 4, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Evaluating Port Security: Progress Made and Challenges Ahead
May 15, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - Reauthorization of MAP-21
May 15, 2014 Sen. Carper Applauds Bipartisan Step Forward for Transportation Bill
May 12, 2014 Senator Carper Reacts to Transportation Reauthorization Bill
May 9, 2014 Carper, Coons, Carney Announce Grant Award for Sussex County Airport Project
May 8, 2014 Senators Boxer, Vitter, Carper, and Barrasso Announce Markup for Bipartisan MAP-21 Reauthorization Bill
April 30, 2014 CQ - Freight Roundtable Is Carper's Entree as Panel Chairman to Highway Bill Issues
April 29, 2014 Sen. Carper Statement on the Administration Transportation Proposal
March 27, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - MAP-21 Reauthorization
March 4, 2014 Casey, Carper, Coons: Delaware Deepening Project Receives $35M Under President's Newly Released Budget
Feb. 26, 2014 Sen. Carper Assumes Chairmanship of the EPW Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee
Feb. 26, 2014 Chairman Carper Welcomes President Obama's 21st Century Plan for Transportation and Infrastructure
Feb. 18, 2014 Sen. Carper Applauds President Obama's Fuel Efficiency Initiative
Nov. 13, 2013 Sen. Carper Announces Military TSA Program at Airports
Nov. 1, 2013 Chairman Carper Statement on Shooting at LAX
Aug. 30, 2013 Sussex County Receives Funding from U.S. Department of Transportation for Final Phase of Airport Runway Extension Project
Aug. 21, 2013 Sen. Carper Previews New Amtrak Locomotive
July 17, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - The Department of Homeland Security at 10 Years: Harnessing Science and Technology to Protect National Security and Enhance Government Efficiency
June 24, 2013 Sen. Carper Cosponsors Legislation to Help Support Transit Riders
Feb. 12, 2013 Sen. Carper Reacts to President Obama's State of the Union Address
Aug. 3, 2012 Carper, Coons, Carney Congratulate Maryland Delegation for Funding to Construct the C&D Canal Trail
July 10, 2012 Sussex County Airport Receives Funding from U.S. Department of Transportation for Runway Extension Project
July 5, 2012 Newark Toll Plaza Traffic Congestion Eliminated One Year Later
June 22, 2012 Federal Grant for Newark Regional Transportation Center Station Improvement Project Announced
March 14, 2012 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act
March 14, 2012 Senator Carper Votes for Job-Creating Transportation Bill
Feb. 9, 2012 Water Infrastructure Improvements
Feb. 7, 2012 Sen. Carper Statement on the Federal Aviation Administration Modernization and Reform Act
Feb. 6, 2012 FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012
Jan. 20, 2012 Indian River Inlet Bridge Open to Traffic
Dec. 8, 2011 Letter to Senator Max Baucus, Chairman of the Committee on Finance, and Senator Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member of the Committee
Sept. 13, 2011 Bipartisan Group of Senators Announce Formation of Oceans Caucus
July 12, 2011 Sen. Carper Congratulates Amtrak on Achieving Ridership Milestone
July 8, 2011 Sen. Carper Tours Bright Spot Ventures
July 7, 2011 Letter to Honorable Patty Murray and Honorable Susan Collins
July 1, 2011 Delaware's Congressional Delegation Congratulates Local Unions on Securing the Work for the Heavy Overhaul of Amtrak's Acela Trains
June 29, 2011 Sen. Carper Statement on Department of Transportation Loan to Amtrak for Purchase of New Locomotives
June 24, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Max Baucus, Chairman, The Honorable Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member, Committee on Finance
June 15, 2011 Senator Carper Speech to the Ozone Transport Commission
June 15, 2011 Sen. Carper Reacts to Proposal to Privatize High-Speed Rail on the Northeast Corridor
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