Senator Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Jr, Democratic
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12/04/16 Whitehouse and Colleagues File Supreme Court Brief in Support of President Obama's Immigration Executive Actions 6/29/16 Letter to Mitch McConnell and Harry Reid, Respectively Majority Leader and Minority Leader of the US Senate - Urging Senate Leadership to Support Funding for Gun Violence Prevention Research, Remove Anti-Gun Safety Riders from Appropriations Legislation 6/21/16 Bipartisan Senators Comment on Deficiencies in Monitoring Eligibility of Controlled Substance Prescribers 6/21/16 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 6/17/16 Letter to Mr. Daniel Calleja Crespo, Director General-DG Environment, European Commission - Urge European Union to Reject Proposed Lobster Ban 6/17/16 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Sec. of the Dept. of Health & Human Services; the Hon. Thomas E. Perez, Sec. of the Dept. of Labor; the Hon. Jacob J. Lew, Sec. of the Dept. of Treasury - Implement ACA Tobacco Cessation Benefits, Offer Tobacco Users Tools to Quit 6/16/16 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 6/15/16 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 6/14/16 Climate Change 6/14/16 Letter to Board Members of the United States Chamber of commerce- Findings of an Investigation into the Lobbying Activities of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce 6/09/16 -9999 6/08/16 Senator Markey and Whitehouse Introduce Legislation to Unleash Offshore Wind Energy off the Shores of America 6/07/16 -9999 6/07/16 Tsca Modernization Act of 2015 6/07/16 Letter to The Honorable Jacob L. Lew, Secretary, U.S. Department of Treasury, and The Honorable John Koskinen, Commisioner, Internal Revenue Service- Put Spotlight on Giant Multi-National Corporations That Dodge Taxes, Hide Profits Overseas 6/02/16 Letter to the Honorable Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Senators Urge Administration to Take New Fossil Fuel Leases Off the Table in Offshore Drilling Plan 5/27/16 Letter to the Honorable Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Priorities for Reforming Federal Coal Leasing Program 5/25/16 Climate Change 5/25/16 31 Senators Introduce NDAA Amendment To Block Commissary Privatization 5/20/16 Bicameral, Bipartisan Deal Reached on TSCA Reform 5/19/16 Sen. Booker Introduces Legislation to Protect Women's Access to Birth Control 5/19/16 Letter to The Honorable John F. Kerry, Secretary, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Sally Jewell, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior- Concern Over Canadian Offshore Drilling Next to Georges Bank in North Atlantic 5/18/16 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States-Syrian Refuge Resettlement 5/18/16 Bipartisan Advanced Nuclear Energy Bill Clears Senate EPW Committee 5/17/16 Climate Change 5/13/16 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary, US Department of Health and Human Services and Robert Califf, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration- E-Cigarettes Regulations 5/13/16 Senate Clears Whitehouse's Bipartisan Bill to Reauthorize National Estuary Program 5/13/16 U.S. Senate Approves Energy and Water Appropriations Bill 5/12/16 Whitehouse Applauds New Methane Standards for Oil and Gas Industry 5/12/16 Whitehouse Releases Statement on Passage of House Opioid Bills 5/12/16 Senate Passes Menendez Resolution Commemorating Greek Independence Day 5/11/16 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 5/11/16 Letter to The Honorable Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Humans Services, and The Honorable Robert M. Califf, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration- FDA Rule is Critical Step to Protecting Children and Teens from Tobacco Products 5/10/16 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 5/06/16 Letter to Dr. Leinen - Call on American Geophysical Union to Reconsider Accepting Funding from ExxonMobil 5/06/16 Whitehouse Releases Statement on Administration's Incorporation Transparency and Anti-Corruption Measures 5/06/16 RI Health Centers Receive Nearly $3 Million to Expand Services 5/05/16 Whitehouse Cheers CFPB Proposed Ban of Class Action Waivers 5/02/16 Letter to The Honorable John King, Secretary, U.S. Department of Education - Urging Dept. of Education to Clarify Legal Protections for LGBT Students Across Country 5/02/16 Wyden, Merkley Urge Dept. of Education to Clarify Legal Protections for LGBT Students 4/29/16 Whitehouse Issues Statement on President's Gun Violence Executive Actions 4/29/16 Reed, Whitehouse Urge Department of Education to Give Protection and Relief to Student Borrowers Who Fall Victim to Unlawful and Unfair Practices in Higher Education 4/29/16 Whitehouse Highlights Bill to Close Corporate Loopholes Exposed by Panama Papers 4/28/16 Letter to The Honorable Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Members of Congress Call on USDA to Protect Marine Mammals 4/28/16 Rhode Island Earns Federal Support for Innovative New Program to Improve Care for Elders and Adults with Disabilities 4/28/16 Committee Clears Water Resources Bill with Rhode Island Priorities 4/28/16 Sentencing Reform & Corrections Act Expands Bipartisan Support 4/28/16 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communication Commission - Urging Justice for Telecommunications Consumers 4/28/16 Sentencing Reform & Corrections Act Expands Bipartisan Support 4/27/16 Incorporation Transparency and Law Enforcement Assistance Act

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