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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements

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
April 1, 2014 Senators Hirono, Reed, Whtiehouse and Representative Hinojosa Introduce Bill to Expand Pell Grants, Help Year-Round Students
April 1, 2014 Children's Hospital GME Support Reauthorization
March 31, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Latest IPCC Findings
March 28, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Applauds Administration's Interagency Methane Reduction Strategy
March 26, 2014 Letter to David Robertson, President and CEO of Koch Industries - Request Information on Koch Industries' Financial Interest in Keystone XL
March 26, 2014 Letter to Acting Chair Cheryl LaFleur, and Commissioners Tony Clark, Philip Moeller, and John Norris - Review Of Recent Natural Gas Price Increase
March 25, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed
March 25, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Applauds EPA's "Waters of the U.S." Rule
March 24, 2014 Nearly 14,000 RIers Benefitted from Obamacare's Medicare "Doughnut Hole" Fix in 2013
March 23, 2014 RI to Receive $7 Million to Enhance Emergency Preparedness
March 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Ongoing Negotiations Between the P5+1 and Iran
March 21, 2014 Letter to Ron Wyden, Chairman Committee on Finance and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member Committee on Finance - Include Extensions of Investment Tax Credit and Production Tax Credit for Wind Energy in Upcoming Tax-Extenders Package
March 20, 2014 RIPTA Receives $1.6 Million Sandy Resiliency Grant to Strengthen Newport Gateway Center
March 19, 2014 Letter to Lamberto Zannier, Secretary General of the OSCE Secretariat - International Monitors in Ukraine
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 17, 2014 Whitehouse Hears from Rhode Islanders on Prison Reform Bill
March 13, 2014 Flood Insurance Fix Passes Senate
March 10, 2014 Climate Change
March 6, 2014 Tierney Introduces Bill to Protect Consumers from Exploitive Credit Card Interest Rates
March 6, 2014 Whitehouse-Cornyn Prison Reform Bill Approved by Judiciary Committee
March 5, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Taking Climate Push to Iowa
March 5, 2014 Whitehouse Statement on President's 2015 Budget Plan Would Protect Seniors and Strengthen the RI Economy
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
March 4, 2014 Harkin, Whitehouse, Eshoo, and Lance Applaud Development of Pancreatic Cancer Research Framework
March 4, 2014 Whitehouse, Eshoo, Lance Applaud Development of Pancreatic Cancer Research Framework
March 4, 2014 Senators Highlight Life-Saving Benefits of Health Reform for People Affected by Cancer, Pre-Existing Conditions
March 4, 2014 Climate Change
March 3, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Applauds EPA's Final Tier 3 Motor Vehicle Emission and Fuel Standards
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury and John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Set Clear Rules for Political Activity by Dark Money Groups
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - Complete Comprehensive Human Health Study on Keystone Pipeline
Feb. 26, 2014 Senators Launch Efforts to Highlight Benefits of Health Reform, Damaging Republican Repeal Efforts
Feb. 26, 2014 Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014
Feb. 26, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse to Chair EPW Subcommittee on Clean Air
Feb. 26, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Fighting to Reauthorize National Estuary Program
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary Department of Commerce - Waive State Matching Requirment on Behalf of New Hampshire Fisheries
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to John McCain and Newt Gingrich, Gingrich Productions - Criticize Republican Leaders for Climate Change Response
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary US Department of Energy - Release Cleanup Funding for Paducah
Feb. 18, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Applauds Administration's Push on Fuel Efficiency
Feb. 18, 2014 Whitehouse, Langevin, and Cicilline Call for Minimum Wage Increase
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Don't Cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Dough McMillon, President and Chief Executive Officer, Walmart - Remove Tobacco Products from Stores
Feb. 12, 2014 The Fight Against Pirate Fishing
Feb. 12, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Fisheries Treaties and Port State Measures Agreements
Feb. 12, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse: Obamacare is Working
Feb. 12, 2014 Senate Oceans Caucus Fighting Against Pirate Fishing
Feb. 12, 2014 Climate Change
Feb. 11, 2014 Statements on Introduces Bills and Join Resolutions
Feb. 11, 2014 Hatch, Whitehouse Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Crack Down on Steroids
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