Senator Thomas 'Tom' Richard Carper's Public Statements

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Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' Richard Carper
Current Office: U.S. Senate - 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
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Issue Position: Social Security Issue Position: Homeland Security Issue Position: Transportation Issue Position: Economy Issue Position: Housing Issue Position: Immigration Issue Position: Agriculture Issue Position: Defense Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Energy and Environment Issue Position: Education 7/03/14 Newsletter: Happy Independence Day! 6/30/14 Senator Carper Reacts to Hobby Lobby Decision: The Supreme Court Got It Wrong, Plain and Simple 6/27/14 Newsletter: One Year Later: A Call to Action 6/27/14 Carper, Coons, Carney Join USDA Rural Development to Announce Energy-Saving Initiatives in Seven Delaware Municipalities 6/27/14 Chairman Carper Marks the One Year Anniversary of the Passage of Comprehensive Immigration Reform in the Senate 6/26/14 Chairman Carper Highlights New GAO Report on Virtual Currencies 6/25/14 Sen. Carper Applauds Passage of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 6/25/14 Sen. Carper Applauds Administration Progress on Climate Action Plan 6/25/14 Sen. Carper Introduces Amendment to Restore Purchasing Power of the Gas Tax for Highway Trust Fund 6/25/14 Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Approves OMB Director Nominee 6/24/14 Nomination of Leon Rodriguez to be Director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security 6/24/14 Sen. Carper Co-Sponsors Common Sense Campaign Finance Disclosure Bill 6/24/14 Chairman Carper Statement on Senate Confirmation of Leon Rodriguez to be Director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services 6/24/14 Chairman Carper Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Enhance Nation's Cybersecurity Efforts 6/20/14 Senator Carper Highlights the 70th Anniversary of the G.I. Bill 6/20/14 Chairman Carper Holds Roundtable to Discuss Root Causes of Surge of Central American Migration 6/20/14 Chairman Carper Reacts to DHS 2014 Quadrennial Homeland Security Review 6/18/14 Senator Carper Reacts to Murphy-Corker Proposal on Transportation Funding 6/13/14 Letter to Robert Hale, Under Secretary and Chief Financial Officer of the Department of Defense, and Jon T. Rymer, Inspector General of the Department of Defense - Defense Department Plugging Numbers 6/12/14 Senators Raise Concerns Over Security of Radiological Materials at Industrial Sites 6/11/14 Sen. Carper Supports Improving Veterans Access to Health Care, Urges Further Reforms 6/06/14 Newsletter: Paying Tribute 70 Years Later 6/05/14 Chairman Carper: Today's Action Will Continue To Help Thousands Of Hard-Working, Upstanding Young Immigrants 6/05/14 Burwell Nomination 6/05/14 Sen. Carper Celebrates Senate Confirmation of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to Lead Health and Human Services Department 6/05/14 Sen. Carper Commends Gov. Markell, Sec. Foxx for Committing to Fix I-495 Bridge 6/04/14 Hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - NRC's Implementation of the Fukushima Near-Term Task Force Recommendations and Other Actions to Enhance and Maintain Nuclear Safety 6/04/14 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Evaluating Port Security: Progress Made and Challenges Ahead 6/02/14 Sen. Carper Lauds New EPA Carbon Proposal to Clean-up Existing Coal-Fired Plants 5/30/14 Sen. Carper Statement on General Eric Shinseki's Resignation 5/30/14 Chairman Carper Reminds Americans to Prepare for 2014 Hurricane Season 5/28/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings 5/27/14 Senators of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Praise USDA for Recognizing the Bay as a Critical Conservation Area 5/23/14 Chairman Carper Statement on President's Intent to Nominate Shaun Donovan as Director of the Office of Management and Budget 5/22/14 Committee Reports Legislation to Enhance DHS Cyber Personnel Authorities 5/22/14 Senator Carper Celebrates Passage of Water Resources Reform & Development Act of 2014 5/22/14 Senators Highlight New GAO Report on Improper Prescribing of Psychotropic Drugs to Foster Children 5/22/14 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Regarding Changing the Name of the Washington Redskins 5/21/14 Carper, Coons, Carney Announce Assistance to Agricultural Producers to Improve Water Quality in Chesapeake Bay Watershed