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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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: Investing in Our Transportation Infrastructure
July 29, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Senate Approval of Highway Bill
July 28, 2014 Nomination of Pamela Harris to be United States Judge for the Fourth Circuit
July 18, 2014 Whitehouse, Chafee, Langevin & Cicilline Highlight Threat to Jobs & Safety Posed by Potential Highway Shutdown
July 15, 2014 White House Report Highlights Critical Need for Road and Bridge Funding in Rhode Island as Right-Wing Groups Mobilize Against Highway Bill
June 6, 2014 Congress to Help WaterFire Navigate Tidal Challenges
May 15, 2014 Senate Committee Passes Major Bill to Fund Road & Bridge Projects
April 14, 2014 Reed, Whitehouse Call for Bipartisan Action, Multi-Year Fix to Address Transportation Infrastructure Needs
March 20, 2014 RIPTA Receives $1.6 Million Sandy Resiliency Grant to Strengthen Newport Gateway Center
March 3, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Applauds EPA's Final Tier 3 Motor Vehicle Emission and Fuel Standards
Jan. 28, 2014 Senators Act To Protect Advanced Biofuel Incentives That Move Beyond Corn-Based Ethanol
Jan. 14, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Federal Spending Deal
Sept. 5, 2013 RI Wins $10 Million Federal TIGER Grant for Improvements to Apponaug Circulator in Warwick
Sept. 5, 2013 RI Wins $10 Million Federal TIGER Grant for Improvements to Apponaug Circulator in Warwick
April 25, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse Reintroduces Bill to Authorize Major Transportation Projects Program
April 23, 2013 Hatch, Whitehouse, Issa, Lofgren Introduce PARTS Act
June 19, 2012 RI Delegation Announces $10M in Federal Funds for I-95 Viaduct
June 19, 2012 RI Delegation Announces $10M in Federal Funds for I-95 Viaduct
May 10, 2012 Securing American Jobs Through Exports Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
April 23, 2012 Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization of 2011 - Motion to Proceed - Continued
April 18, 2012 Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization of 2011 - Motion to Proceed - Continued
April 18, 2012 RESTORE Act
April 10, 2012 State Leaders Call for Passage of Long-Term Transportation Funding Bill
March 29, 2012 Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012
March 28, 2012 Energy Prices
March 12, 2012 Shaheen Applauds Passage of Transportation Bill that will Create Jobs and Improve Infrastructure
March 2, 2012 Warwick Fire Department Receives $683k to Buy New Rescue Truck
Feb. 29, 2012 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act
Feb. 22, 2012 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and Lisa Jackson, EPA Administrator
Feb. 16, 2012 Whitehouse and Reed Introduce Amendment to Fund Transportation Projects
Dec. 8, 2011 Letter to Senator Max Baucus, Chairman of the Committee on Finance, and Senator Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member of the Committee
Nov. 9, 2011 Senate Committee Approves Bill to Fund RI Transportation Infrastructure
Nov. 2, 2011 Whitehouse Joins President to Push for Infrastructure Jobs
Nov. 1, 2011 Rebuild America Jobs Act
Oct. 11, 2011 American Jobs Act of 2011 - Motion to Proceed
Sept. 26, 2011 Sens. Kirk, Whitehouse Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Prohibit the Use of Laser Pointers to Target Aircraft
Sept. 22, 2011 Securing Aircraft Cockpits
Sept. 13, 2011 Bipartisan Group of Senators Announce Formation of Oceans Caucus
July 29, 2011 Letter Airline CEO
July 7, 2011 Letter to Honorable Patty Murray and Honorable Susan Collins
June 24, 2011 Letter to Max Baucus, Chairman, Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member, Committee on Finance
April 5, 2011 Letter To The Honorable Daniel K. Inouye, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, The Honorable Thad Cochran, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, The Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriat
April 4, 2011 Letter To The Honorable Ray LaHood, Secretary of the Department of Transportation, and The Honorable Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
March 22, 2011 Delegation Announces $10.5 Million TIGER II Grant for ProvPort is Now Safe from GOP Claw Back
Feb. 3, 2011 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act
Feb. 3, 2011 Amendment to Criminalize the Use of Laser Pointers to Target Aircraft Passes in Senate
Feb. 2, 2011 Vote Explanation
June 30, 2010 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs - Green Housing for the 21st Century: Retrofitting the Past and Building an Energy-Efficient Future
Feb. 18, 2010 Lautenberg Leads Effort to Include Significant Transportation Infrastructure Investment in Jobs Agenda
Dec. 10, 2009 Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010--Conference Report
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