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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

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
April 3, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Seniors Programs
March 24, 2014 Nearly 14,000 RIers Benefitted from Obamacare's Medicare "Doughnut Hole" Fix in 2013
March 5, 2014 Whitehouse Statement on President's 2015 Budget Plan Would Protect Seniors and Strengthen the RI Economy
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Don't Cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid
Jan. 16, 2014 Baucus, Harkin, Whitehouse Highlight GAO Report Showing Coverage Before Medicare Is Key to Lower Costs
Dec. 18, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Passage of Budget
Dec. 17, 2013 Rhode Island Seniors Continue Benefitting from Health Care Law
Dec. 16, 2013 Whitehouse Hosts Meeting with National Coalition to Highlight Rhode Island Leadership on Advanced Illness Care
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
Sept. 27, 2013 Reed and Whitehouse Work to Avert Government Shutdown
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Jeanne Lambrew, Deputy Assistant to the President for Health Policy - Health Care Cost Savings
July 30, 2013 Health Care
April 26, 2013 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Tom Harkin and Jerry Moran - Senators Seek Support for Seniors
April 24, 2013 Whitehouse Cosponsors Resolution Opposing Cuts to Social Security
April 10, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse: President's Budget Cuts Benefits for Seniors
March 20, 2013 Affordable Care Act Anniversary
March 13, 2013 Whitehouse Statement on Senate Democrats' Budget
March 7, 2013 Whitehouse Cosponsors Bill to Strengthen Social Security
Jan. 30, 2013 Budget Austerity
Dec. 5, 2012 Politico - Health Care Savings Without Medicare Cuts
Sept. 20, 2012 Whitehouse Introduces Bill to Crack Down on Fraud Aimed at Seniors
Sept. 20, 2012 Senators Say Hands Off Social Security
Sept. 19, 2012 Telemarketing Fraud Modernization Act
July 10, 2012 Whitehouse Applauds Selection of Coastal Medical as a Medicare Shared Savings Accountable Care Organization
Feb. 7, 2012 Blumenthal, Whitehouse, Franken, Casey Introduce Elder Protection and Abuse Prevention Act
Oct. 19, 2011 RI Seniors to Receive First Social Security Boost in Three Years
Aug. 2, 2011 Whitehouse Statement on Vote to Reduce Deficit and Avoid Default
July 12, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
July 11, 2011 Whitehouse Introduces Resolution to Defend Social Security and Medicare
June 17, 2011 Whitehouse Praises Implementation of Legislation to Crack Down on Medicare Fraud by CMS
June 8, 2011 Whitehouse Receives Rhode Island's Social Security and Medicare Hero Award
May 26, 2011 Newport Daily News - Congress Must Keep Promises to Seniors
April 5, 2011 Letter to The Honorable John Boehner, Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives
Jan. 26, 2011 Investing In America
Jan. 20, 2011 Letter to Democratic Colleagues
Dec. 2, 2010 Emergency Senior Citizens Relief Act of 2010
Dec. 2, 2010 Emergency Senior Citizens Relief Act of 2010
Dec. 2, 2010 Whitehouse Urges Extra Help for Seniors
Oct. 19, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader United States Senate
Sept. 29, 2010 Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2010--Motion to Proceed
June 10, 2010 Whitehouse: Doughnut Hole Payments a Relief for RI Seniors
March 9, 2010 Difficult Economic Times
Feb. 25, 2010 Unanimous Consent Request--H.R. 4691
Jan. 22, 2010 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Chairman Baucus
Dec. 4, 2009 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009
Oct. 14, 2009 Whitehouse Welcomes President's Support of $250 Payment to Seniors
May 6, 2009 RI Delegation Announces $250 In Economic Recovery Payments For 179,353 RI Social Security Recipients To Begin Going Out Tomorrow; Expected To Bring $51M To State
March 27, 2009 Rhode Island Seniors to Get Boost From Recovery Bill
March 25, 2009 Kerry, Alexander Introduce Medicare Patient IVIG Access Act to Ease Lifesaving Treatment
March 18, 2009 Senators Introduce Bill to Protect Elderly from Predators in the Long-Term Care Workforce
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