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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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: Caring for Servicemembers and Veterans
June 11, 2014 Veterans Health Care
June 9, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Investigate Evidence of Criminal Wrongdoing at VA Medical Facilities
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 14, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 8, 2014 Murkowski Joins Walsh to Fight Veteran Suicide Epidemic
Oct. 1, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Sept. 27, 2013 Reed and Whitehouse Work to Avert Government Shutdown
April 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduce V-A Claims Backlog
July 19, 2012 Senate Passes Comprehensive Veterans Legislation
July 17, 2012 RI Receives Grants to Combat Veteran Homelessness
May 22, 2012 Reed, Durbin, Whitehouse, Begich, Biden Seek Expanded Housing Assistance for Troops
May 16, 2012 Whitehouse Holds Hearing on Health Care Delivery System Reform
Nov. 10, 2011 Whitehouse Applauds Senate Passage of Bill to Boost Jobs for Veterans
July 19, 2011 Whitehouse Holds Hearing on Drug and Veterans Treatment Courts
July 13, 2011 Making Appropriations for Military Construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2012--Motion to Proceed
June 30, 2011 Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Approves Whitehouse Legislation to Protect Servicemembers from Foreclosure
June 8, 2011 Hearing of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee - Pending Legislation
June 8, 2011 Whitehouse Testifies Before Senate Veterans' Committee on his Bill to Prevent Military Foreclosures
June 2, 2011 U.S. Attorney General Holder Visits RI with Senator Whitehouse
July 27, 2010 Congress Approves Supplemental Funding for Wars, Veterans, and Flood Recovery
Nov. 10, 2009 Health Care Reform
Oct. 15, 2009 Senate Passes Bill To Secure Timely Funding Of Critical Services
March 27, 2009 Rhode Island Seniors to Get Boost From Recovery Bill
March 26, 2009 Congressional Delegation Announces Federal Funds for RI Veterans Eligible Veterans to receive $250 payment from VA
March 26, 2009 Congresional Delegation Announces Federal Funds for RI Veterans
March 10, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Budget Committee - The President's Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Proposal
Oct. 15, 2008 Whitehouse: IRS Says Rhode Islanders Can Still File for Rebates
June 27, 2008 Whitehouse Votes to Pass New G.I. Bill for Iraq Veterans
May 22, 2008 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008--Continued
March 6, 2008 Senate Committee Passes Budget Targeting Economy, Veterans
March 20, 2007 Reed, Whitehouse Introduce Legislation to Help Rhode Island Federal Workers
March 1, 2007 Iraq
Jan. 1, 1 Honoring America's Veterans
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Supporting our Servicemembers & Veterans
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Siding with Our Troops and Veterans
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Caring for Servicemembers and Veterans
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