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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Energy

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
Birth Date: 11/21/1944
Birth Place: East Saint Louis, IL
Home City: Springfield, IL
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
April 4, 2014 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
March 17, 2014 Durbin, Foster Applaud Opening of Argonne Energy Sciences Building
March 4, 2014 Durbin Discusses Farm Bill, Renewable Fuel Standards and Agricultural Proiorities with the Illinois Farm Bureau
Feb. 6, 2014 Durbin Announces More Than $4.5 Million in Funding For Energy Efficiency Projects in Chicagoland
Jan. 23, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Revise Fuel Standards Proposal
Jan. 8, 2014 Durbin, Quinn, Branstad Discuss Illinois Impact of EPA
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Dec. 18, 2013 Harkin, Bipartisan Group of Senators Meet with EPA Administrator McCarthy to Call for Changes to the Proposed Renewable Fuel Standard 2014 Rule
Dec. 18, 2013 Renewable Fuel Standard
Dec. 11, 2013 Durbin: Biofuels Critical to Achieving Energy Independence, Protecting Our Environment, and Supporting Rural Economy
Nov. 15, 2013 Durbin Statement on New EPA Renewable Standard Proposal
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Secretary U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Director, Office of Management and Budget - Support Biodiesel
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
June 25, 2013 Energy
June 10, 2013 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013
June 4, 2013 Durbin Meets with New Energy Secretary
March 14, 2013 Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 - Resumed
Feb. 21, 2013 Letter to Nuclear Regulator Commission Chairman Allison Macfarlane - Nuclear Regulation
Jan. 6, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" Transcript: Fiscal Cliff and Taxes
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to Chairwoman Stabenow and Ranking Member Roberts - Energy Production
Dec. 19, 2012 Durbin Asks Energry Secretary to Approve Next Phase of FutureGen2.0 Project in Meredosia
Oct. 11, 2012 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services - Restore Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funds
July 18, 2012 Bring Jobs Home Act--Motion to Proceed
April 30, 2012 Durbin: Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Bill That Preserves Funding for Fermilab and Argonne National Lab
March 21, 2012 Durbin Announces His Opposition to S.S. Badger Effort to Secure New EPA Permit
March 8, 2012 Letter to Jeffrey Zients, Acting Director and Deputy Director for Management
Feb. 6, 2012 Letter to Bill Davies, Chairman International Property Developers
Dec. 5, 2011 Letter to Hilary Clinton, Secretary of State
Nov. 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary of Interior
Nov. 9, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary Department of the Interior
Nov. 8, 2011 Letter to The President
Oct. 19, 2011 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the United States Department of Health & Human Services
Oct. 19, 2011 Durbin: Prairie State Energy Shows Job Creation Doesn't Have to Come at the Expense of Clean Air
Oct. 12, 2011 Durbin: Federal Investment Will Help Metra Reduce Emissions
Sept. 23, 2011 LA Times - House Approves Funding Bill; Senate Passage in Doubt
Sept. 8, 2011 Durbin: Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Bill That Preserves Essential Funding for Fermilab and Argonne National Lab
June 27, 2011 Durbin to Introduce Legislation Designed to Protect Consumers of Dietary Supplements
June 3, 2011 Joliet Herald-News: Argonne Breaks Ground for New Energy Lab
May 18, 2011 Offshore Drilling
May 5, 2011 Gas Prices
April 26, 2011 Bipartisan US Senate Delegation Returns from China
April 4, 2011 Letter To The Honorable Ray LaHood, Secretary of the Department of Transportation, and The Honorable Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
March 30, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States, and Joe Biden, Vice President of the United States
March 30, 2011 Durbin Questions Nuclear Experts at Senate Hearing
March 28, 2011 Daily Herald - Durbin, Kirk Question Nuclear Experts
March 24, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Jon Wellinghoff, Chairman, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
March 22, 2011 Letter to Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader
March 16, 2011 Energy Policy
March 16, 2011 Gas Prices on the Rise
March 13, 2011 Durbin: $4 Gas Prices are a Wake-Up Call for Nation
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