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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements on Issue: Government Operations

Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
July 11, 2016 Climate Change
July 8, 2016 Whitehouse Praises House Passage of Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act with Langevin, Cicilline Support
July 6, 2016 Cloture Motion
June 29, 2016 Letter to Mitch McConnell and Harry Reid, Respectively Majority Leader and Minority Leader of the US Senate - Urging Senate Leadership to Support Funding for Gun Violence Prevention Research, Remove Anti-Gun Safety Riders from Appropriations Legislation
June 29, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the United States Senate, and the Honorable Harry Reid, Minority Leader of the United States Senate - Urge for Senate Leadership to Support Funding Gun Violence Prevention Research, Remove Anti-Gun Safety Riders from Appropriations Legislation
June 28, 2016 Letter to House and Senate Conferees - Authors of Bipartisan Senate Addiction Bill Call on Conferees to Adopt Comprehensive Approach
June 21, 2016 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
June 21, 2016 Bipartisan Senators Comment on Deficiencies in Monitoring Eligibility of Controlled Substance Prescribers
May 26, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Whitehouse, Sanders, Warren, Merkley Question GOP Attempt to Block Fossil Fuel Fraud Investigation
May 20, 2016 Bicameral, Bipartisan Deal Reached on TSCA Reform
May 11, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Humans Services, and The Honorable Robert M. Califf, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration- FDA Rule is Critical Step to Protecting Children and Teens from Tobacco Products
May 11, 2016 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
April 18, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Management and Budget - Call for Finalization of Long Overdue Tobacco Regulations
March 10, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Bill
March 3, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015
Feb. 24, 2016 Filling the Supreme Court Vacancy
Feb. 9, 2016 Climate Change
Dec. 18, 2015 Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Hails Senate Passage of Historic Chemical Safety Law
Dec. 18, 2015 Required State Preemption Provision in the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act
Dec. 3, 2015 Letter to Thad Cochran, Chairman of Committee on Appropriations and Barbara Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of Committee on Appropriations - Concerns Surrounding Divisive Policy in Must Pass Legislation
Nov. 24, 2015 Letter to Norman Bay, Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission - Concern for Clearing Costs Associated with Affordable Electricity
Nov. 24, 2015 RI Congressional Delegation Urges Federal Energy Regulators to Properly Account for Renewable Energy Resources
Nov. 23, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Take Executive Action to Reduce Gun Violence
Nov. 18, 2015 Patriotic Millionaires Endorse Sen. Whitehouse's DISCLOSE Act
Nov. 13, 2015 Letter to Senate Committee Chairs and Ranking Members James Inhofe, John Thune, Richard Shelby, Orrin Hatch, Barbara Boxer. Bill Nelson, Sherrod Brown, and Ron Wyden - Save Essential Funding for the Most Densely Travelled Region in the Country
Oct. 27, 2015 Senate Passes Improving Regulatory Transparency for New Medical Therapies Act
Oct. 6, 2015 Sens. Whitehouse and Cassidy Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Transparency and Performance of Health IT Systems
Sept. 28, 2015 The Nation - The Many Sins of 'Citizens United'
Sept. 22, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Jack Lew, Secretary, Department of the Treasury - Close Loophole Private Equity Fund Managers Use to Avoid Taxes
July 31, 2015 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of Office of Management and Budget - Protection of Captive Orcas and Marine Mammals
July 22, 2015 New GAO Report Finds Serious Vulnerabilities to Waste and Fraud with Medicare Provider List
June 23, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Order Requiring Disclosure of Political Spending by Government Contractors
June 4, 2015 Citizens United Decision
April 30, 2015 Grassley, Whitehouse Bill Reauthorizes Juvenile Justice Programs with Improved Accountability
April 2, 2015 Senators Urging Administration to Require Government Contractors to Disclose Political Spending
March 26, 2015 Republicans Vote to Protect Dark Money in Elections
Jan. 22, 2015 Keystone XL Pipeline Act
Dec. 14, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Government Funding Vote
Nov. 21, 2013 Markey: New NRC Policy Restricts Congressional Oversight, Undermines Transparency
Oct. 16, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed
Oct. 16, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Deal to Open the Government and Avoid Default
Oct. 15, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed--Continued
Oct. 15, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse Slams House GOP for Derailing Bipartisan Talks
Oct. 10, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed
Oct. 9, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Nomination of Janet Yellen
Oct. 8, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Oct. 6, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse Visits HealthSource RI Contact Center
Oct. 5, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Oct. 4, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Oct. 1, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
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