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: Standing Up for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law Issue Position: Investing in Our Transportation Infrastructure Issue Position: Moving Beyond Oil Issue Position: Fulfilling America's Promise of a Great Education Issue Position: Fixing our Broken Health Care System Issue Position: Securing Rhode Island and the Nation Issue Position: Upholding America's Values in Our Foreign Policy Issue Position: Helping Seniors in the Ocean State Issue Position: Supporting Rhode Island's Working Families Issue Position: Protecting Our Environment Issue Position: Caring for Servicemembers and Veterans 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 6/23/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Order Requiring Disclosure of Political Spending by Government Contractors 6/23/15 Whitehouse Statement on Trade Promotion Authority Vote 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 6/16/15 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 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 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 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 Whitehouse and Vitter Introduce Bill to Reauthorize National Estuary Program 6/08/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Discrimination 6/05/15 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Predatory Payday Lending 6/05/15 Sen. Whitehouse Praises RI's Phil West at Common Cause Meeting in Washington 6/05/15 Letter to Susan Collins, Chairman, and Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee 6/04/15 Amendment No. 1521 6/04/15 Citizens United Decision 6/04/15 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Simplify Financial Aid Process 6/04/15 President Obama Signs Law Containing Sen. Whitehouse Provision on Missing Children Investigations 6/03/15 Reed, Whitehouse Announce $1.35 Million for RI Coastal Management & Protection 6/02/15 Climate Change 6/01/15 RI Delegation Announces Funding for Harrisville Fire Department and Cumberland Rescue Service 6/01/15 RI Delegation Announces Funding for Harrisville Fire Department and Cumberland Rescue Service 5/29/15 RI Delegation Announces $412,500 NOAA Grant to Purchase Unprotected Land on Prudence Island 5/29/15 RI Delegation Announces $412,500 NOAA Grant to Purchase Unprotected Land on Prudence Island 5/28/15 Delegation Announces $1 Million in EPA Cleanup Funding 5/27/15 Sen. Whitehouse Applauds EPA Clean Water Rule 5/23/15 Sen. Whitehouse: Short-Term Highway Bill Another Missed Opportunity