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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Nov. 16, 2014 FOX "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript: Keystone XL Pipeline and Other Legislation in Congress
Sept. 24, 2014 Rhode Island Awarded $161K for Study on Expanding Paid Family and Medical Leave
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
June 30, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Hobby Lobby Decision
June 25, 2014 RI Receives $3.85 Million to Expand Job-Driven Training Programs for Laid-off Workers
April 30, 2014 Whitehouse Statement on Minimum Wage Vote
April 9, 2014 Senate Republicans Block Debate on Paycheck Fairness Act
Feb. 18, 2014 Whitehouse, Langevin, and Cicilline Call for Minimum Wage Increase
Nov. 7, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Passage of ENDA
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Set Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers
June 19, 2013 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act--Continued--
Feb. 28, 2013 Lawmakers Introduce Targeted Wall Street Trading Tax
Feb. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Workplace Discrimination
Oct. 16, 2012 Buffett Rule
Sept. 20, 2012 Senators Say Hands Off Social Security
July 18, 2012 Senators, Business Leaders, Workers Join to Urge Passage of the Bring Jobs Home Act
June 22, 2012 Langevin, Whitehouse Announce Special Skills Training Opportunity
Dec. 17, 2011 Whitehouse Statement on Deal to Maintain Unemployment Benefits and Payroll Tax Cut
Dec. 2, 2011 Reed & Whitehouse Talk Economic Development and Job Growth at Clements' Marketplace
Sept. 8, 2011 Whitehouse Statement on President's Jobs Speech
Sept. 6, 2011 Before President's Jobs Speech, Whitehouse and Taveras Push for Focus on Helping RI Businesses Hire
Aug. 17, 2011 Interior Launches Leasing Process for Commercial Wind Energy Offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts
Aug. 10, 2011 Whitehouse Hears from RI Business Owners About Job Creation Efforts
March 8, 2011 Letter to Ron Bloom, Assistant to the President for Manufacturing Policy, Executive Office of the President
Jan. 25, 2011 Whitehouse Introduces Legislation to Keep Jobs in America
Aug. 5, 2010 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
July 20, 2010 Whitehouse Praises Critical Senate Vote on Unemployment Extension
June 24, 2010 American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Act of 2010--Continued
June 22, 2010 Kagan Nomination
March 18, 2010 President Obama Signs HIRE Act into Law
March 10, 2010 Whitehouse Applauds Passage of Legislation to Put People Back to Work
March 10, 2010 Senate Passes Whitehouse Amendment to Produce Recommendations to Bring Jobs to New England
March 10, 2010 Op-Ed: Corporate Justice At Our Expense
Feb. 26, 2010 Republicans Block Jobless Aid for Thousands of Rhode Islanders
Feb. 23, 2010 Cardin, Whitehouse, Merkley Discuss How Bipartisan Senate Jobs Bill Will Help Put America Back To Work
Feb. 1, 2010 Whitehouse: President's Budget Will Help Put America Back to Work
Jan. 22, 2010 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Chairman Baucus
Jan. 22, 2010 Letter To Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Finance Chairman, Max Baucus
Dec. 7, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid Majority Leader
Feb. 13, 2009 Whitehouse: Economic Recovery Bill is Necessary to Revive Economy
Jan. 22, 2009 Whitehouse: Lilly Ledbetter Act Guarantees "Justice in the Face of Discrimination"
June 17, 2008 Senators, Unemployed Worker Discuss Efforts to Extend Unemployment Benefits
June 17, 2008 Extending Unemployment Benefits
April 21, 2008 Letter to Mr. Richard Anderson, Chief Executive Officer, Delta Air Lines, Inc. and Mr. Doug Steenland, Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Airlines
April 9, 2008 Letter to The Honorable Michael Mukasey, Attorney General
July 13, 2006 Whitehouse: Social Security Income Lifts 70,000 Rhode Island Seniors Out of Poverty
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Job Creation: Rhode Island's Highest Priority
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Putting Jobs First
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Fighting to Create Jobs in Rhode Island
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