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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements on Issue: Women

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
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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