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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
July 22, 2016 Letter to Various Koch-Connected Groups- Senators Hit Back in Letter to Denial Front Groups
July 20, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Richard Cordray, Director, Consumer Finacial Protection Bureau- Strengthen Proposed Small-Dollar Lending Rules
July 15, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Kathryn D. Sullivan, Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere- Combat Seafood Fraud and Illegal and Unregulated Fishing
July 15, 2016 Senate Dems Introduce Legislation to End Big Bailouts for Big Oil, Hold Companies Accountable for Disastrous Oil Spill Damages
July 14, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John King, Secretary of Education, The Honorable Edith Ramirez, Chairman, Federal Trade Commission, The Honorable Richard Cordray, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and The Honorable Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs- Act to Protect Students & Veterans From Fraudulent Institutions Like Trump University
July 11, 2016 Congressman Lieu and Senator Whitehouse Introduce "Web of Denial" Concurrent Resolution
June 27, 2016 Delegation Cheers NOAA Funding to Help Rhode Island Fishermen
June 22, 2016 Whitehouse Attends Signing of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act
June 16, 2016 Cantwell Introduces Bill to Crack Down on Coal Companies' Risky Business Practices
June 14, 2016 Letter to Board Members of the United States Chamber of commerce- Findings of an Investigation into the Lobbying Activities of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
June 7, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Jacob L. Lew, Secretary, U.S. Department of Treasury, and The Honorable John Koskinen, Commisioner, Internal Revenue Service- Put Spotlight on Giant Multi-National Corporations That Dodge Taxes, Hide Profits Overseas
May 5, 2016 Whitehouse Cheers CFPB Proposed Ban of Class Action Waivers
April 28, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communication Commission - Urging Justice for Telecommunications Consumers
March 28, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services and Francis Collins, Director of National Institutes of Health - Act Now on Drug Affordability
Nov. 24, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exective Action on Gun Control
Nov. 23, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Take Executive Action to Reduce Gun Violence
Nov. 23, 2015 Workforce Training Partnerships Look to Fill Open Jobs Now
Nov. 3, 2015 Letter to CEO's of Major Corporations - Don't Give Up on Congress in Climate Efforts
Oct. 14, 2015 Sen. Whitehouse and Hasbro Celebrate Progress on Toxic Chemicals Law
Oct. 6, 2015 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016--Conference Report
Sept. 18, 2015 Letter to U.S. Chamber of Commerce Companies - Climate Denial Efforts
Sept. 17, 2015 Sen. Whitehouse Introduces Bill to Support RI Credit Unions and Boost Small Business Lending
Sept. 11, 2015 DeLauro, Durbin, Levin, Reed, Doggett, Whitehouse, Warren Urge Treasury Secretary to Take Action on Inversions
Aug. 4, 2015 Rhode Island Selected for President Obama's TechHire Initiative
July 28, 2015 Whitehouse Applauds City of Providence's Divestment from Fossil Fuel Companies
July 10, 2015 Letter to John Roth, Department of Homeland Security, and David Quantock, US Army Inspector General - Investigations Into Ingersoll Rand's Federal Contracts
June 29, 2015 RI to Receive Nearly $2 Million in Workforce Development & Re-Employment Grants
June 23, 2015 Bicameral Call for Greater Transparency in Political Spending
May 28, 2015 Delegation Announces $1 Million in EPA Cleanup Funding
April 8, 2015 Whitehouse, Langevin, and Cicilline Lead Economic Development Administration Head on Tour of Rhode Island
March 17, 2015 Climate Change
March 4, 2015 Hatch, Collins, Whitehouse, Jeffries, Alexander and Corker Introduce Music Licensing Reform Bill
Feb. 13, 2015 Founders League & Social Enterprise Greenhouse Win $200,000 from the Blackstone Charitable Foundation
Feb. 4, 2015 Reed, Whitehouse Announce $750,000 to Strengthen RI Manufacturing
Dec. 29, 2014 Governor Chafee, the Rhode Island Congressional Delegation, Governor-Elect Raimondo Make an International Business Announcement
Dec. 23, 2014 Letter to Gina Raimondo, Governor-Elect of Rhode Island, Speaker Nick Mattiello, Rhode Island House of Representatives, and Senate President Paiva Weed, Rhode Island Senate - Reform Recommendations
Dec. 4, 2014 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - Renewing Push against Misleading Practices by Outlet Stores
Oct. 14, 2014 Letter to Cheryl LaFleur, Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission - Examining New England Capacity Shortfall
Oct. 6, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman, and Richard Shelby, Ranking Member, of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Tom Udall, Chairman, and Mike Johanns, Vice Chairman, of the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee - Keep COOL
Sept. 22, 2014 New $1.57 Million DOD Economic Adjustment Grant will Help RI Economy Diversify
Sept. 15, 2014 Climate Change
Aug. 1, 2014 Sens. Reed & Whitehouse Host Conversation With Minority Business Owners About Job Growth
July 30, 2014 Senate Republicans Filibuster Bill to Bring Jobs Home to America
July 29, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 22, 2014 Whitehouse Fighting for Legislation to Bring Jobs Home from Overseas
July 15, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Net Neutrality
June 25, 2014 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, and William Baer, Assistant Attorney General of the Antitrust Division - Potential Pharmaceutical Merger Concerns
June 4, 2014 Nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to be Secretary of Health and Human Services
June 2, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Hails EPA Rules for Carbon Pollution
May 21, 2014 Nomination of David Jeremiah Barron to Be United States Circuit Judge for the First Circuit
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