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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
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 Chairman Carper Welcomes President Obama's 21st Century Plan for Transportation and Infrastructure
Feb. 26, 2014 Sen. Carper Assumes Chairmanship of the EPW Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee
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
Feb. 3, 2012 Letter to Patrick R. Donahoe, Postmaster of General of the United States
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 Sen. Carper Reacts to Proposal to Privatize High-Speed Rail on the Northeast Corridor
June 15, 2011 Senator Carper Speech to the Ozone Transport Commission
May 27, 2011 Sen. Carper Cosponsors Bill to Make Streets Safer, Save on Gas Costs and Encourage Healthier Living
May 26, 2011 Senator Carper Reacts to House Republican Proposal to Privatize Northeast Corridor
May 26, 2011 Sens. Carper, Brown Reintroduce Aviation Security Reform Bill Bill Calls for Enhanced Training of Transportation Security Officers
May 24, 2011 Sen. Carper Hails Presidential Memorandum on Federal Fleet Performance
May 12, 2011 Sen. Carper Introduces Bill to Clean Air and Curb Diesel Emissions from Transportation Construction Sites
May 9, 2011 Delaware Delegation Hails Announcement of Nearly $800 Million in High-Speed Rail Funding For The Northeast Corridor
May 6, 2011 Senators Carper, Coons Cosponsor Resolution Honoring National Train Day
May 3, 2011 Job Creation
April 14, 2011 Sen. Carper Cosponsors measure to Make Getting to School Safer for Kids
April 6, 2011 Hearing of the Environment and Public Works Committee - "State and Local Perspectives on Transportation"
April 5, 2011 Letter To The Honorable Daniel K. Inouye, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, The Honorable Thad Cochran, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, The Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriat
April 4, 2011 Letter To The Honorable Ray LaHood, Secretary of the Department of Transportation, and The Honorable Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
March 15, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Ray LaHood, Secretary, United States Department of Transportation
March 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Ray LaHood, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation
March 9, 2011 EPW Hearing Statement: "The President's Proposed Federal Highway Administration Budget for Fiscal Year 2012"
March 9, 2011 Sen. Carper Cosponsors National Safety Plan to Prevent Teen Car Accidents
March 9, 2011 Lautenberg, Carper, Colleagues Meet with Sec. LaHood, Urge Admin to Redirect Rejected Florida Rail Funding to Northeast Corridor
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