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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements on Issue: Animals and Wildlife

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: Protecting Our Environment
July 18, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Administration's Approval of Seismic Testing on Eastern Seaboard
June 17, 2014 Whitehouse Applauds Expanded Protections for Oceans & Fishermen
May 29, 2014 RI Set to Receive $1.9 Million in Groundfish Disaster Relief Funds
May 7, 2014 Climate Change
April 3, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
March 10, 2014 Climate Change
Feb. 26, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Fighting to Reauthorize National Estuary Program
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary Department of Commerce - Waive State Matching Requirment on Behalf of New Hampshire Fisheries
Feb. 12, 2014 Senate Oceans Caucus Fighting Against Pirate Fishing
Sept. 17, 2013 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013
April 24, 2013 Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013
April 9, 2013 Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013
April 1, 2013 Whitehouse Reintroduces National Endowment for the Oceans
Feb. 1, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk - Trade and Food Safety
Jan. 28, 2013 Fisheries Disaster Funding
Sept. 20, 2012 Climate Change
Sept. 18, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Boehner, and Minority Leader Pelosi
Sept. 13, 2012 Delegation Supports Disaster Declaration for Northeast Fishery
June 1, 2012 Whitehouse to Receive Peter Benchley Ocean Award for Excellence in Policy
Feb. 3, 2012 New England Senators to Commerce Department: Don't Sink Historic Cod Fishing Industry
Nov. 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary of Interior
March 30, 2011 Administration Sending Economic Assessment Team to Point Judith
March 16, 2011 Whitehouse Applauds NOAA Increase of Butterfish Catch Limits
Sept. 3, 2010 Coast Guard Denies Weaver's Cove LNG Appeal
June 25, 2010 Sens. Lautenberg, Snowe, Whitehouse, Cantwell Introduce Coastal Jobs Creation Act of 2010
May 13, 2010 Bishop Pushes Back Against Proposed Fishing Regulations
Aug. 14, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Barbara Boxer, Chairman, Senate Environment and Public Works Committee
Feb. 11, 2009 Whitehouse Meets with Actor and Oceans Advocate Ted Danson
Aug. 26, 2008 Letter to The Honorable Dirk Kempthorne, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior
June 3, 2008 Climate Security Act of 2008--Motion to Proceed--Continued
Oct. 31, 2007 Hearing of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary Panel I - FISA Amendments
Oct. 18, 2007 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
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