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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
June 13, 2014 Whitehouse, Warren Introduce Measure to Help Families Struggling with Medical Debt
June 4, 2014 Letter to Robert Bentley, Governor of Alabama; Sean Parnell, Governor of Alaska; Rick Scott, Governor of Florida; Nathan Deal, Governor of Georgia; Butch Otter, Governor of Idaho; Sam Brownback, Governor of Kansas; Bobby Jindal, Governor of Louisiana; Paul LePage, Governor of Maine; Phil Bryant, Governor of Mississippi; Dave Heineman, Governor of Nebraska; Pat McCroy, Governor of North Carolina; Mary Fallin, Governor of Oklahoma; Nikki Haley, Governor of South Carolina; Dennis Daugaard, Governor of South Dakota; Bill Haslam, Governor of Tennessee; Rick Perry, Governor of Texas; Scott Walker, Governor of Wisconsin; and Matt Mead, Governor of Wyoming
April 7, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Vote to Renew Unemployment Benefits
April 4, 2014 Letter to Mark Pryor, Chairman and Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - The Emergency Food Assistance Program
April 2, 2014 Letter to Mark Pryor, Chairman and Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - WIC Benefits
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
Feb. 6, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Republican Obstruction of Unemployment Benefits
Feb. 6, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
Jan. 31, 2014 Rhode Island to Receive $3 Million in Heating Assistance
Jan. 14, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Vote to Extend Emergency Unemployment Benefits
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Dec. 18, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Passage of Budget
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Republican Leader McConnell, Chairman Baucus, and Ranking Member Hatch - Urge Reauthorization of Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Sept. 27, 2013 Reed and Whitehouse Work to Avert Government Shutdown
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Push for LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Restore LIHEAP Funding
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Jeanne Lambrew, Deputy Assistant to the President for Health Policy - Health Care Cost Savings
July 30, 2013 Health Care
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu - Save Weatherization Assistance Program
March 20, 2013 Affordable Care Act Anniversary
Jan. 30, 2013 Budget Austerity
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP
Dec. 3, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Unemployment Insurance Programs
Nov. 6, 2012 RI to Get $1.5 Million to Help Post-Sandy Unemployed Assist with Recovery Efforts
Oct. 11, 2012 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services - Restore Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funds
Sept. 27, 2012 RI Receives Over $17 Million to Help Unemployed Find New Jobs
July 17, 2012 RI Receives Grants to Combat Veteran Homelessness
May 14, 2012 RIC to Receive $622k to Help High School Students Prepare for College
Dec. 17, 2011 Whitehouse Statement on Deal to Maintain Unemployment Benefits and Payroll Tax Cut
Sept. 8, 2011 Whitehouse Statement on President's Jobs Speech
March 9, 2011 Job Losses
Dec. 21, 2010 Reed & Whitehouse Help Restore LIHEAP Funds & Pell Grants
Dec. 17, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, United States Senate & The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Republican Leader, United States Senate
Dec. 4, 2010 Whitehouse Urges Extension of Unemployment Benefits and Middle Class Tax Cuts
Dec. 2, 2010 Emergency Senior Citizens Relief Act of 2010
Nov. 23, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Daniel Inouye, Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriations
Sept. 29, 2010 Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2010--Motion to Proceed
Sept. 17, 2010 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Chairman Baucus
Aug. 4, 2010 Senators Introduce Legislation to Extend Unemployment Insurance Benefits, Cut Taxes for Businesses that Put People Back to Work
July 21, 2010 Unemployment Insurance
July 18, 2010 Op-Ed - It's Crucial to Extend Jobless Benefits
June 25, 2010 MSNBC "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" - Transcript
June 22, 2010 Estate Tax
March 27, 2010 Whitehouse Condemns GOP Obstruction on Unemployment Insurance Extension
March 10, 2010 Whitehouse Applauds Passage of Legislation to Put People Back to Work
March 2, 2010 Unemployment and Cobra Extensions
Feb. 23, 2010 Letter To Senator Harry Reid, Majority Leader, U.S. Senate and Senator Max Baucus, Chairman, Senate Finance Committee
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