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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements on Issue: Education

Full Name: Sheldon Whitehouse
Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sandra; 2 Children: Molly, Alexander
Birth Date: 10/20/1955
Birth Place: New York, NY
Home City: Newport, RI
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
Issue Position: Fulfilling America's Promise of a Great Education
June 14, 2012 RI Receives Over $2.78 Million for Workforce Development
May 1, 2012 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education
Dec. 16, 2011 RI Wins Race for Early Learning Funds
Nov. 16, 2011 Pell Grants
Oct. 21, 2011 Senate Committee Approves Key Education Bill
Sept. 22, 2011 Senators Introduce Resolution to Defend Pell Grants
Sept. 7, 2011 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Designating National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week
June 30, 2011 Hagan, Whitehouse Introduce Bill to Foster Innovation and Reform at Low-Performing Secondary Schools
May 16, 2011 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education
April 15, 2011 Senators Introduce Legislation to Improve Middle School Achievement
April 14, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Aug. 24, 2010 Whitehouse Statement on Race to the Top Funding Announcement
March 23, 2010 Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010
Aug. 17, 2009 Whitehouse Announces New Legislation to Help Fund Women's Hospitals During Visit to Women & Infants Hospital
June 10, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - The Continued Importance of the Violence Against Women Act
May 6, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Edward Kennedy, Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions and The Honorable Max Baucus, Chairman, Senate Committee on Finance
May 1, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Tom Harkin and Arlen Specter, Chairman And Ranking Member, Senate Subcommittee On Labor, Health And Human Services, Education And Related Agencies
April 29, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Edward Kennedy, Chairman, Senate Committee On Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions and Max Baucus, Chairman, Senate Committee On Finance
April 22, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman, Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and The Honorable Arlen Specter, Ranking Member
March 12, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Budget Committee - The President's Fiscal Year 2010 Budget and Revenue Proposal
March 10, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Budget Committee - The President's Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Proposal
Jan. 27, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Health IT: Protecting Americans' Privacy in the Digital Age
Feb. 14, 2008 Letter to Edward M. Kennedy and Mike Enzi, Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, Re: Heart for Women Act
Dec. 20, 2007 Whitehouse Helps Secure Funding for Rhode Island Priorities
July 19, 2007 Pell Grants Help Turn College from Dream to Reality, Whitehouse Says
July 19, 2007 College Cost Reduction Act Of 2007
Jan. 1, 1 Statement of Sheldon Whitehouse
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Fulfilling the Promise of a Quality Education
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