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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements on Issue: Energy

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: Moving Beyond Oil
June 25, 2014 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014 - Continued
June 13, 2014 Whitehouse, Chafee, State Officials & National Grid Team up to Help RI Towns & Cities with Key Energy Investments
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
May 13, 2014 Hire More Heroes Act of 2014-Motion to Proceed
May 7, 2014 Climate Change
April 1, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Re-Nominate Lafleur As FERC Commissioner
March 21, 2014 Letter to Ron Wyden, Chairman Committee on Finance and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member Committee on Finance - Include Extensions of Investment Tax Credit and Production Tax Credit for Wind Energy in Upcoming Tax-Extenders Package
March 10, 2014 Climate Change
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary US Department of Energy - Release Cleanup Funding for Paducah
Feb. 18, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Applauds Administration's Push on Fuel Efficiency
Jan. 31, 2014 Bicameral Task Force Co-Chairs React to Final SEIS on the Keystone XL Pipeline
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Advanced Biofuel Incentives That Move Beyond Corn-Based Ethanol
Jan. 27, 2014 RI Energy Efficiency Leader to Join Sen. Whitehouse for State of the Union Address
Jan. 15, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Dec. 19, 2013 Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change Releases Recommendations for Department of the Interior
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Max Baucus, Chair, and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member, of the Senate Finance Committee - Clean Energy Tax Incentives Extension
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Secretary U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Director, Office of Management and Budget - Support Biodiesel
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Oct. 10, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Push for LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 20, 2013 Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change Applauds New EPA Power Plant Standard
Sept. 12, 2013 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013
Sept. 11, 2013 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013
Aug. 7, 2013 Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change Releases Recommendations for the Department of Energy
July 31, 2013 Reed and Whitehouse Congratulate RI on Completion of Wind Energy Auction
July 31, 2013 Climate Change
March 22, 2013 Concurrent Budget Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2014
March 12, 2013 Waxman, Whitehouse, Blumenauer, and Schatz Release Carbon Price Discussion Draft
March 5, 2013 Letter to Acting Secretary Wolin and Acting Commissioner Miller - Alternative Energy Tax Credits
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP
Oct. 11, 2012 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services - Restore Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funds
July 10, 2012 Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act -- Motion to Proceed
June 27, 2012 Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act--Motion to Proceed
June 14, 2012 Flood Insurance and Modernization Act
April 18, 2012 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy
April 18, 2012 RESTORE Act
March 29, 2012 EPA
March 27, 2012 Joint Hearing of the Oversight Subcommittee and the Green Jobs and New Economy Subcommittee of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - Oversight Hearing on EPA's Work with Other Federal Entities to Reduce Pollution and Improve Environmental Pe
March 8, 2012 Letter to Jeffrey Zients, Acting Director and Deputy Director for Management
Feb. 24, 2012 RI Advances Commercial Offshore Wind Energy Development
Feb. 15, 2012 Global Warming
Jan. 25, 2012 The Hill - Praise for Tax Reform, but Skepticism from Congress on Energy, Immigration
Jan. 19, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 21, 2011 Whitehouse Applauds New EPA Standards for Power Plant Mercury Pollution
Dec. 14, 2011 Climate Change
Dec. 13, 2011 Global Warming
Dec. 9, 2011 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Republican Leader McConnell, Chairman Baucus, and Ranking Member Hatch
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