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Tom Carper's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
Aug. 18, 2014 Nearly 100 Veterans Attend Job Fair
July 31, 2014 Sen. Carper Supports Passage of VA Reform Bill
July 31, 2014 Sen. Carper Supports Passage of VA Reform Bill
July 29, 2014 Senator Carper Supports Unanimous Senate Confirmation of Robert McDonald as Secretary of Veterans Affairs
June 11, 2014 Sen. Carper Supports Improving Veterans Access to Health Care, Urges Further Reforms
June 6, 2014 Newsletter: Paying Tribute 70 Years Later
May 30, 2014 Sen. Carper Statement on General Eric Shinseki's Resignation
April 24, 2014 Senator Carper Highlights Launch of Online Veterans Employment Center
March 26, 2014 Chairman Carper Commends Student Veterans of America for Undertaking Million Records Project to Study the Academic Progress of Student Veterans
March 18, 2014 Chairmen Carper and Harkin Commend Defense Department for Improving Transition Assistance Program
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Curtis Coy, Deputy Under Secretary, Office of Economic Opportunity, Department of Veterans Affairs - Improve GI Bill Comparison Tool
Feb. 4, 2014 Chairman Carper Highlights New Tool that Helps Veterans and Servicemembers in Pursuit of Higher Education
Aug. 2, 2013 Senate Passes FOR VETS Act
July 23, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - The 90/10 Rule: Improving Educational Outcomes for our Military and Veterans
July 1, 2013 Sen. Carper Cosponsors Legislation to Permanently Protect 'GI Bill' from Abuse
April 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduce V-A Claims Backlog
March 15, 2013 Bill Introduced In House and Senate To Improve Veterans Groups Access To Surplus Federal Property
Nov. 9, 2012 Sen. Carper Highlights Tax Credit for Employers that Hire Veterans
Sept. 19, 2012 Sen. Carper Votes to Consider Veterans Jobs Corps Program
Sept. 13, 2012 Sen. Carper Introduces Amendment to Protect Military and Veterans Education Benefits
Sept. 13, 2012 Key Committee Approves Carper-Webb Provisions to Preserve Post-9/11 G.I. Bill
Aug. 22, 2012 Sen. Carper Celebrates New Law to Protect Veterans' Employment Rights at TSA
July 9, 2012 Sen. Carper Highlights Need for Veteran Hiring and Training at Siemens Appreciation Event
July 9, 2012 Sen. Carper Highlights Need for Veteran Hiring and Training at Siemens Appreciation Event
June 28, 2012 Sen. Carper Helps Department of Defense Recognize DuPont?s Support for Hiring Veterans and Reservists
June 27, 2012 Carper, Coons, Carney Announce Federal Grants to Hire Post-9/11 Veterans as Local Police Officers
June 5, 2012 Hearing of the Contracting Oversight Subcommittee of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Hearing Statement: "Veterans Employment and Government Contractors"
May 30, 2012 Sen. Carper Commends Attorneys General Effort to Change For-Profit School Funding Rule
May 16, 2012 Sen. Carper Announces New Training Benefit Available to Unemployed Veterans
May 3, 2012 Sen. Carper Highlights Over $12 Million in Competitive Grants Available for Veteran Job Training Services
April 27, 2012 Senator Carper Hails Executive Order to Help Inform Military Members and Veterans on Education Benefits, Prevent Education Recruitment Abuses
April 13, 2012 Senator Carper Launches Comprehensive Web Page for Veterans Resources and Information
March 14, 2012 Senator Carper Cosponsors Bill to Protect Veterans' Employment Rights at TSA
Feb. 28, 2012 Senator Carper Joins Bipartisan Veterans Jobs Caucus
Feb. 16, 2012 Senators Introduce Bill to Protect Military and Veterans Education Benefits
Feb. 16, 2012 Representatives Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill To Reform For-Profit College Industry Treatment Of Military And Veteran Education Benefits
Feb. 16, 2012 Sen. Carper Highlights Tax Credit Available to Businesses for Hiring Vets
Sept. 22, 2011 Senators Unveil New Data Detailing Alarming Trend of Misguided Use of America's Veterans' Education Benefits
Aug. 10, 2011 Sen. Carper Highlights Improvements to Post 9-11 GI Bill at Wilmington University
June 29, 2011 Senators Condemn For-Profit Colleges' Mistreatment of America's Veterans
June 29, 2011 Senators Condemn For-Profit Colleges' Mistreatment of America's Veterens
Dec. 13, 2010 Sen. Carper Highlights Harkin Report Showing Dramatic Growth in VA and DoD Education Funds Going to For-Profit Colleges
Dec. 9, 2010 Harkin Report Shows Dramatic Growth in VA and DoD Education Funds Going to For-Profit Colleges
May 28, 2010 Sen. Carper Joins Colleagues, Military Families, and Veteran Advocates to Urge the Supreme Court to Protect Rights of Military Families
May 28, 2010 Senator Carper Votes for Critical Funding for Our Troops, Veterans, and Disaster Relief
July 24, 2008 Carper Subcommittee Explores How Better Performance Management Can Cut Wasteful Spending, Help Next President
May 22, 2008 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008 - Continued
March 5, 2008 Letter to the Senate Budget Committee
Oct. 12, 2006 Carper's Corner
Sept. 6, 2006 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
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