Senator Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Jr, Democratic
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Issue Position: Bringing Our Troops Home from Iraq Issue Position: Upholding America's Values in Our Foreign Policy Issue Position: Helping Seniors in the Ocean State Issue Position: Caring for Servicemembers and Veterans Issue Position: Supporting Rhode Island's Working Families Issue Position: Fulfilling America's Promise of a Great Education Issue Position: Fixing our Broken Health Care System Issue Position: Investing in Our Transportation Infrastructure Issue Position: Protecting Our Environment Issue Position: Moving Beyond Oil Issue Position: Securing Rhode Island and the Nation Issue Position: Standing Up for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law 7/28/15 Hire More Heroes Act of 2015 7/22/15 New GAO Report Finds Serious Vulnerabilities to Waste and Fraud with Medicare Provider List 7/21/15 Climate Change 7/20/15 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Renewable Fuel Standard 7/16/15 Older Americans Act 7/15/15 Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 7/14/15 Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 7/13/15 Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 7/10/15 Letter to John Roth, Department of Homeland Security - Investigations Into Ingersoll Rand's Federal Contracts 7/08/15 Climate-Change 7/02/15 RI Congressional Delegation Announces over $143,000 for the Smithfield Fire Department & Westerly Ambulance Corps 6/29/15 Letter to All State Governors - Input on National Energy Policy 6/29/15 RIDOT, Amtrak Looking To Future With High-Speed Rail Project At Kingston Station 6/26/15 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Supreme Court's Ruling on Marriage Equality 6/25/15 $475,000 in Federal Grants to Help RI Fishermen & Scientists Team Up on Sustainability Studies 6/25/15 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Supreme Court's Decision to Uphold ACA Subsidies 6/24/15 EPW Committee Approves Major Highway Funding Measure 6/24/15 Whitehouse Cosponsors Bill to Strengthen Voting Rights Act Protections 6/24/15 Defending Public Safety Employees' Retirement Act 6/23/15 Whitehouse Statement on Trade Promotion Authority Vote 6/23/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Order Requiring Disclosure of Political Spending by Government Contractors 6/23/15 Bicameral Call for Greater Transparency in Political Spending 6/18/15 Rhode Island to Strengthen, Expand Job Training with New Federal Grant 6/18/15 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Pope's Encyclical on the Environment 6/17/15 Rhode Island Wins $229,000 to Prevent Medicare & Medicaid Fraud 6/17/15 Rep. Cartwright, Senator Whitehouse Introduce Legislation to Protect Natural Resources from Climate Change 6/17/15 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 6/16/15 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Proposed Changes to Student Loan Program Could Harm Borrowers 6/16/15 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of the US Department of Education - Reforming the Pay as You Earn Program 6/16/15 Whitehouse Statement on Vote to Ban Torture Techniques 6/10/15 Sens. Whitehouse and Schatz Unveil Carbon Fee Proposal at American Enterprise Institute 6/10/15 Sen. Whitehouse Discusses the Consequences of Climate Change at the NECPUC Symposium 6/10/15 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 6/10/15 Sen. Whitehouse Unveils Proposed Carbon Fee Bill at American Enterprise Institute 6/09/15 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 6/08/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Discrimination 6/08/15 Whitehouse and Vitter Introduce Bill to Reauthorize National Estuary Program 6/05/15 Sen. Whitehouse Praises RI's Phil West at Common Cause Meeting in Washington