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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements on Issue: Women

Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Nov. 4, 2015 Sen. Whitehouse Supporting Bill to Improve Treatment for Pregnant Women and Moms with Substance Use Disorders
June 5, 2015 The Hill - Dems Ask Obama to Put Woman on $20 bill
June 5, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Putting a Women on the 20 Dollar Bill
June 4, 2015 Shaheen Leads Senate Letter to the President: Put a Woman on the Twenty
June 4, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Women and the Twenty Dollar Bill
May 5, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Women Should Have Full Access to All FDA-Approved Contraception
April 24, 2015 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Updated Guidance to Pregnant Women on Seafood Consumption
March 5, 2015 Shaheen Coalition Introduces Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing International Women's Day
March 3, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Full Access for Women to the Affordable Care Act
Feb. 20, 2015 RI to Receive $10.2 Million to Support Family Health Programs
Dec. 9, 2014 Senate Panel Examines Role of Law Enforcement in Campus Sexual Assault Cases
Sept. 19, 2014 Delegation Announces $791,000 in Federal Funding to Help Combat Teen Dating Violence
July 30, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - VAWA Next Steps: Protecting Women From Gun Violence
July 22, 2014 Bipartisan Forum in U.S. Capitol Highlights Issues Facing Women Struggling with Addiction
July 17, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 30, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Hobby Lobby Decision
April 9, 2014 Senate Republicans Block Debate on Paycheck Fairness Act
Sept. 16, 2013 RI Congressional Delegation Announces $300K for Sojourner House's Transitional Housing Program
June 26, 2013 Letter to Wendy Davis, Senator - Anti-Abortion Filibuster
May 7, 2013 Sens. Whitehouse and Heller Reintroduce Bill to End Breast Cancer by 2020
March 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry - Prioritize Global Women's Rights
March 7, 2013 President Signs Violence Against Women Act into Law
May 25, 2012 Whitehouse Introduces Legislation to Combat Breast Cancer
May 24, 2012 Paycheck Fairness Act
April 30, 2012 Whitehouse Hears from Rhode Islanders About Importance of Violence Against Women Act
April 26, 2012 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011--Continued
April 19, 2012 Whitehouse Calls for Reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act
March 21, 2012 Jumpstart Our Business STARTUPS Act
Dec. 12, 2011 Whitehouse Voices Support for Renewal of Domestic Violence Law
Dec. 8, 2011 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act
April 4, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader
Nov. 17, 2010 Whitehouse Calls for Paycheck Fairness for Women
Nov. 17, 2010 Paycheck Fairness Act
Dec. 7, 2009 Whitehouse Introduces Amendments to Increase Funding for Local Hospitals
Dec. 2, 2009 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009--Continued
Oct. 23, 2009 Letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid, Finance Chairman Max Baucus , HELP Chairman Tom Harkin , and Senator Chris Dodd
Aug. 17, 2009 Whitehouse Announces New Legislation to Help Fund Women's Hospitals During Visit to Women & Infants Hospital
June 10, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - The Continued Importance of the Violence Against Women Act
April 22, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman, Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and The Honorable Arlen Specter, Ranking Member
Jan. 22, 2009 Whitehouse: Lilly Ledbetter Act Guarantees "Justice in the Face of Discrimination"
Jan. 22, 2009 Letter to Barrack Obama, President of the United States of America
July 23, 2008 Letter to Michael Leavitt, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Re: Abandon Attempt to Undermine Women's Health
Feb. 14, 2008 Letter to Edward M. Kennedy and Mike Enzi, Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, Re: Heart for Women Act
Feb. 1, 2008 Senators Announce Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Week
Oct. 24, 2007 Executive Session
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