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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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 14, 2014 Durbin Urges Congress to Raise Federal Minimum Wage to $10.10 an Hour
April 8, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act
April 7, 2014 Durbin Announces $2.67 Million Federal Training Grant for Chicago Education and Manufacturing Colation
April 1, 2014 Health Care
Jan. 29, 2014 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: Working with Republicans on Immigration Reform and Iran
Jan. 28, 2014 Durbin Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 8, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act -- Motion to Proceed
Dec. 9, 2013 Remembering President Nelson Mandela
Nov. 4, 2013 Health Care
Oct. 4, 2013 Unanimous Consent - H.R. 3230
July 24, 2013 The Minimum Wage
May 16, 2013 Letter to Major Retailers - Safety in Garment Industry
Feb. 14, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - LGBT Workplace Discrimination
July 18, 2012 Senators, Business Leaders, Workers Join to Urge Passage of the Bring Jobs Home Act
July 17, 2012 Bring Jobs Home Act--Motion to Proceed
July 12, 2012 Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act
June 14, 2012 Governor Quinn, Senator Durbin Announce Nearly $15 Million in Federal Workforce Innovation Grants
June 12, 2012 Durbin Unveils 2013 Financial Services, General Government Appropriations Bill
June 5, 2012 Paycheck Fairness Act--Motion to Proceed--Resumed
March 21, 2012 Job Creation
March 14, 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act
Feb. 21, 2012 Roll Call - Cardin Reluctantly Took Spotlight on Payroll Tax Debate
Feb. 8, 2012 Durbin: Both Parties Must Work Together to Prevent Looming Tax Increase on Working Families
Feb. 7, 2012 The Economy
Feb. 2, 2012 American Businesses
Jan. 24, 2012 Bipartisan Cooperation
Dec. 22, 2011 CNN "American Morning" - Transcript
Dec. 18, 2011 Durbin Statement on Speaker Boehner's Comments on the Bipartisan Payroll Tax Agreement
Dec. 14, 2011 Budget Negotiations
Dec. 14, 2011 Unanimous Consent Request--H.R. 3630
Dec. 6, 2011 Extending the Payroll Tax Deduction
Nov. 30, 2011 Durbin Launches Interactive County-by-County Map of Savings Illinois Families Can Expect from Payroll Tax Cut Extension
Nov. 29, 2011 Durbin: Extending Middle Class Payroll Tax Cut Will Help Working Families and Our Economy
Nov. 29, 2011 Payroll Tax Cut Extension
Nov. 27, 2011 Fox News "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript
Nov. 9, 2011 Marketplace Fairness Act
Oct. 24, 2011 Durbin Calls for Passage of Key Provisions from American Jobs Act
Sept. 15, 2011 Eye-Opening Poverty
Sept. 13, 2011 The President's Job Speech
Aug. 10, 2011 Durbin Visits Workforce Center, Discusses Need for Critical Support Services
June 28, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 11, 2011 Durbin Urges Sears to Remain in Illinois
Jan. 25, 2011 Whitehouse Introduces Legislation to Keep Jobs in America
Dec. 12, 2010 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript
Nov. 17, 2010 Paycheck Fairness
July 6, 2010 Letter to Leo Gerard, President of United Steelworkers and David Cote, CEO of Honeywell International
April 13, 2010 Extending Unemployment Compensation
March 25, 2010 Continuing Extension Act Of 2010 - Motion To Proceed - Continued
March 2, 2010 Durbin Statement on Passage of a 30 Day Extension of Unemployment Benefits
Feb. 24, 2010 Franken Announces Bill To Change Corporate Bankruptcy Laws To Put Workers, Retirees First
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