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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Richard 'Dick' J. Durbin
Office: U.S. Senate (IL) - Sr, Democratic Assistant Majority Leader (Majority Whip)
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 18, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Loretta; 3 Children: Christine (deceased), Paul, Jennifer; 3 Grandchildren: Alex, Ona, Floyd
Birth Date: 11/21/1944
Birth Place: East Saint Louis, IL
Home City: East St. Louis, IL
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
July 24, 2014 Huffington Post - Chiding CEOs, at Walgreens & Other Corporate Defectors
July 24, 2014 NBC Chicago - Durbin's Right on Corporations Fleeing America
July 24, 2014 Chicago Sun-Times - Obama Takes On "Corporate Deserters' in Push to Close Loophole
July 23, 2014 Chicago Tribune - A Decision to Desert America
July 23, 2014 CBS Chicago - Durbin, Oberweis Clash Over Tax Break Legislation
July 22, 2014 Letter to Gregory D. Wasson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Walgreens Company
July 22, 2014 Chicago Sun-Times - Durbin Warns Walgreens Not to 'Turn Its Back' on the U.S.
July 18, 2014 Letter to Richard Gonzalez, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of AbbVie Inc.
July 17, 2014 Chicago Business - Durbin Sends Walgreen, AbbVie a Tax Message Crain's Chicago Business
July 16, 2014 Sen. Durbin's Subcommittee Approves Growlers
July 11, 2014 The Hill - Senate Dems Want Childproof Nicotine Bottles
July 10, 2014 Senators: Corporations Must Give Workers and Retirees Fair Treatment in Bankruptcy
July 7, 2014 Alton Daily News - Durbin Talks Minimum Wage Referendum
June 26, 2014 Durbin, Brown, Warren, Baldwin, Sanders: Tax Credits Would Go to Companies that Invest in American Workers, Not Ship Jobs Overseas
June 16, 2014 The Hill - Ecigs Scorched on Capital Hill
June 2, 2014 Durbin Statement on Proposed EPA Rule on Greenhouse Gas Emissions
May 14, 2014 Durbin, Heitkamp Call For Federal Policies That Support Biodiesel Jobs & Production
May 14, 2014 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, and Willliam J. Baer, Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice - Regarding Pfizer's Potential Takeover of AstraZeneca
May 14, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Predatory Payday Loans
May 7, 2014 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2014 -- Motion to Proceed -- Resumed --
May 7, 2014 Student Loan Debt
May 6, 2014 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2014 -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued
May 6, 2014 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2014 -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued
April 14, 2014 Durbin, Waxman, Harkin, Rockefeller, and Members of Congress: Report Shows E-Cigarette Marketing Campaigns Lighting Up Among Young Users
April 7, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration - Protect Consumers from False Advertising Claims by E-Cigarette Makers
April 7, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - False Advertising by E-Cigarette Makers
April 4, 2014 DNAinfo Chicago - O'Hare International Terminal's Luxury Rehab Unveiled
April 3, 2014 Durbin Calls for Regulation of E-Cigarettes Following CDC Report on Liquid Nicotine Poisonings
April 1, 2014 Letter to Tech Giants - Uphold Your Commitment to Comprehensive Immigration Reform
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Dough McMillon, President and Chief Executive Officer, Walmart - Remove Tobacco Products from Stores
Feb. 5, 2014 Durbin Applauds CVS Caremark Decision to Stop Tobacco Sales
Jan. 23, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Revise Fuel Standards Proposal
Jan. 13, 2014 Durbin & Blumenthal Optimistic FDA's New Online Reporting System Will Better Detect Unsafe Dietary Supplements
Jan. 8, 2014 Durbin, Quinn, Branstad Discuss Illinois Impact of EPA
Dec. 18, 2013 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman Federal Trade Commission - E-Cigarette Marketing Practices
Dec. 17, 2013 Durbin Applaud CFPB's Call for Transparency Regarding Campus Debit Card Programs
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Mary Jo White, United States Securities and Exchange Commission
Nov. 14, 2013 Durbin, Gillibrand Introduce Legislation to Promote Entrepreneurship and Innovation Through "Fab Lab' Network
Aug. 1, 2013 Interchange Fee Rulemaking
Aug. 1, 2013 Durbin, Blumenthal: With Adverse Event Reporting on the Rise, Legislation Needed to Protect Consumers of Dietary Supplements
July 23, 2013 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014 -- Continued
July 16, 2013 Executive Session
July 11, 2013 Letter to Director Cordray and Acting Secretary Harris - Fees Associated with Prepaid "Payroll Cards"
May 16, 2013 Letter to Major Retailers - Safety in Garment Industry
May 7, 2013 Marketplace Fairness Act
May 6, 2013 Marketplace Fairness Act
May 6, 2013 Marketplace Fairness Act
May 2, 2013 Durbin Statement on President Obama's Nomination of Penny Pritzker as Commerce Secretary
April 30, 2013 Letter to SEC Chairman Mary Jo White - Protect Consumers' Legal Rights Against Wall Street
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