Senator Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements


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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Issue Position: Bringing Our Troops Home from Iraq Issue Position: Caring for Servicemembers and Veterans Issue Position: Investing in Our Transportation Infrastructure Issue Position: Securing Rhode Island and the Nation Issue Position: Moving Beyond Oil Issue Position: Standing Up for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law Issue Position: Supporting Rhode Island's Working Families Issue Position: Protecting Our Environment Issue Position: Helping Seniors in the Ocean State Issue Position: Fulfilling America's Promise of a Great Education Issue Position: Upholding America's Values in Our Foreign Policy Issue Position: Fixing our Broken Health Care System 8/14/14 Reed, Whitehouse & Langevin Announce $772,000 in Funding for Firefighters in Warwick & Johnston 8/14/14 Letter to Senator Mikulski, Senator Shelby, Senator Udall, and Senator Johanns - Stop Postal Service Cuts 8/08/14 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - Oil & Gas Drilling off the East Coast 8/07/14 Whitehouse and McCain Visiting Vietnam 8/05/14 Congressional Delegation Announces $6.2 Million in Additional Medicare Payments for Four RI Hospitals 8/01/14 Sens. Reed & Whitehouse Host Conversation With Minority Business Owners About Job Growth 7/31/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit an Opportunity to Advance LGBT Rights 7/31/14 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 7/31/14 Sen. Whitehouse Brings Rhode Island Guest to Criminal Justice Event at White House 7/30/14 USA Freedom Act 7/30/14 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - VAWA Next Steps: Protecting Women From Gun Violence 7/30/14 Senate Republicans Filibuster Bill to Bring Jobs Home to America 7/29/14 EPW Subcommittee Hearing Highlights Effects of Climate Change on American Communities 7/29/14 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 7/29/14 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Senate Approval of Highway Bill 7/29/14 Sen. Whitehouse Applauds Council of Economic Advisers' Report on the Cost of Failing to Act on Climate Change 7/28/14 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2014 - Motion to Proceed 7/28/14 Nomination of Pamela Harris to be United States Judge for the Fourth Circuit 7/24/14 Nomination of Pamela Harris to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit 7/22/14 Bipartisan Forum in U.S. Capitol Highlights Issues Facing Women Struggling with Addiction 7/22/14 Whitehouse Fighting for Legislation to Bring Jobs Home from Overseas 7/18/14 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Administration's Approval of Seismic Testing on Eastern Seaboard 7/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians 7/18/14 Whitehouse, Chafee, Langevin & Cicilline Highlight Threat to Jobs & Safety Posed by Potential Highway Shutdown 7/17/14 The Fight Against ALS 7/17/14 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 7/17/14 RI Receives Nearly $200K for Coastal Resiliency Project 7/16/14 Reed, Whitehouse & Cicilline Announce Funding for Art Project in Pawtucket 7/15/14 Judiciary Subcommittee Examines Efforts to Combat Botnets 7/15/14 Hearing of the Crime and Terrorism Subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Taking Down Botnets: Public and Private Efforts to Disrupt and Dismantle Cybercriminal Networks 7/15/14 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Net Neutrality 7/15/14 White House Report Highlights Critical Need for Road and Bridge Funding in Rhode Island as Right-Wing Groups Mobilize Against Highway Bill 7/11/14 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Mishandling of Dangerous Pathogens Calls for Review of Policies and Procedures 7/11/14 Feds Approve Phase II of RI Storm Recovery Plans 7/09/14 Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Authorization Act - Motion to Proceed 7/09/14 Letter to Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - European Tar Sands Policy 6/30/14 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Hobby Lobby Decision 6/25/14 Senators Introduce Bill to Strengthen Role of U.S. Marshals in Missing Children Cases