Senator Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements

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Full Name: Sheldon Whitehouse
Current Office: U.S. Senate - 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
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4/17/14 Letter to David Robertson, President and CEO of Koch Industries - Renew Request Information on Koch Industries' Financial Interest in Keystone XL 4/16/14 RI to Receive $787,100 in NEA Grants 4/16/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - Comments on Keystone XL Pipeline 4/15/14 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Anniversary of Boston Bombing 4/14/14 Reed, Whitehouse, Langevin Announce $800,000 to Help Increase Port Capacity at Quonset 4/14/14 Reed, Whitehouse Call for Bipartisan Action, Multi-Year Fix to Address Transportation Infrastructure Needs 4/13/14 FOX "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript: Kathleen Sebelius Resignation and Sylvia Mathews Burwell Nomination 4/11/14 Sen. Whitehouse to Tour Effects of Climate Change Along Southeast Coast 4/10/14 Letter to Cheryl LaFleur, Acting Chair of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission - Quick Review of Natural Gas Project to Reduce Energy Prices 4/09/14 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - Strong Investment in Important Land Conservation Programs 4/09/14 Senate Republicans Block Debate on Paycheck Fairness Act 4/07/14 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Vote to Renew Unemployment Benefits 4/03/14 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014 4/03/14 Senate Committee Approves Whitehouse's Estuary Bill 4/03/14 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Seniors Programs 4/03/14 Sen. Whitehouse Applauds Intelligence Committee's Vote to Declassify Interrogation Report 4/02/14 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Supreme Court's McCutcheon Ruling 4/01/14 House Passes Children's Hospital Funding Bill 4/01/14 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014 4/01/14 Senators Hirono, Reed, Whtiehouse and Representative Hinojosa Introduce Bill to Expand Pell Grants, Help Year-Round Students 4/01/14 Children's Hospital GME Support Reauthorization 4/01/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Re-Nominate Lafleur As FERC Commissioner 3/31/14 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Latest IPCC Findings 3/28/14 Sen. Whitehouse Applauds Administration's Interagency Methane Reduction Strategy 3/26/14 Letter to David Robertson, President and CEO of Koch Industries - Request Information on Koch Industries' Financial Interest in Keystone XL 3/26/14 Letter to Acting Chair Cheryl LaFleur, and Commissioners Tony Clark, Philip Moeller, and John Norris - Review Of Recent Natural Gas Price Increase 3/25/14 Sen. Whitehouse Applauds EPA's "Waters of the U.S." Rule 3/25/14 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed 3/24/14 Nearly 14,000 RIers Benefitted from Obamacare's Medicare "Doughnut Hole" Fix in 2013 3/23/14 RI to Receive $7 Million to Enhance Emergency Preparedness 3/21/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Ongoing Negotiations Between the P5+1 and Iran 3/21/14 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 3/20/14 RIPTA Receives $1.6 Million Sandy Resiliency Grant to Strengthen Newport Gateway Center 3/19/14 Letter to Lamberto Zannier, Secretary General of the OSCE Secretariat - International Monitors in Ukraine 3/18/14 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 3/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran 3/17/14 Whitehouse Hears from Rhode Islanders on Prison Reform Bill 3/13/14 Flood Insurance Fix Passes Senate 3/10/14 Climate Change 3/06/14 Whitehouse-Cornyn Prison Reform Bill Approved by Judiciary Committee 3/06/14 Tierney Introduces Bill to Protect Consumers from Exploitive Credit Card Interest Rates 3/05/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs 3/05/14 Whitehouse Statement on President's 2015 Budget Plan Would Protect Seniors and Strengthen the RI Economy 3/05/14 Sen. Whitehouse Taking Climate Push to Iowa 3/04/14 Senators Highlight Life-Saving Benefits of Health Reform for People Affected by Cancer, Pre-Existing Conditions 3/04/14 Harkin, Whitehouse, Eshoo, and Lance Applaud Development of Pancreatic Cancer Research Framework 3/04/14 Whitehouse, Eshoo, Lance Applaud Development of Pancreatic Cancer Research Framework 3/04/14 Climate Change 3/03/14 Sen. Whitehouse Applauds EPA's Final Tier 3 Motor Vehicle Emission and Fuel Standards 2/27/14 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