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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Government Operations

Office: U.S. Senate (IL) - Sr, Democratic Assistant Minority Leader (Minority Whip)
Date Title
July 1, 2016 Letter to John Thune and Bill Nelson, Respectively Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation; Bill Shuster and Peter DeFazio, Respectively Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Heinrich Leads Effort to Attach Airport Security Measure to FAA Reauthorization
June 29, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the United States Senate, and the Honorable Harry Reid, Minority Leader of the United States Senate - Urge for Senate Leadership to Support Funding Gun Violence Prevention Research, Remove Anti-Gun Safety Riders from Appropriations Legislation
June 29, 2016 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
June 16, 2016 Letter to Susan Phillips, Chair of the NACIQI and Jennifer Hong, Executive Director of the NACIQI- Blumenthal, Durbin, Brown, Warren & Murray: For-Profit College Accreditor Should Lose Recognition
June 9, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Murphy, Blumenthal Join Senate Colleagues in Calling for Halt to Immigration Raids Targeting Central American Women and Children
June 7, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John F. Kerry, Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense, U.S. Department of Defense- Protect Servicemembers, Civil Servants and their Families in Zika-Affected Areas
June 3, 2016 Durbin Statement on NGA Decision of Record
May 31, 2016 New GAO Report Highlights Value of Broadcasting Supreme Court and Appellate Court Proceedings
May 20, 2016 Bicameral, Bipartisan Deal Reached on TSCA Reform
May 12, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank
May 11, 2016 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
April 19, 2016 Oklahoma City Bombing Anniversary and Nomination of Merrick Garland
April 18, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Management and Budget - Call for Finalization of Long Overdue Tobacco Regulations
March 8, 2016 Filling the Supreme Court Vacancy
March 1, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015--Motion to Proceed
Feb. 26, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - On Federal Relief for Communities Impacted by December Storms
Feb. 10, 2016 North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Bill
Jan. 8, 2016 Letter to Thad Cochran, Senate Appropriations Chairman, Barbara Mikulski, Senate Appropriations Vice-Chairwoman, Roy Blunt, Senate Labor-HHS-Education Subcommitte Appropriations Chairman, and Patty Murray, Senate Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee Appropriations Ranking Member - Funds for Research into the Causes and Prevention of Gun Violence
Dec. 18, 2015 Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Hails Senate Passage of Historic Chemical Safety Law
Dec. 18, 2015 Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016
Dec. 17, 2015 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs - Release of Proposed Rules for Internet Access Under the Americans with Disabilities Act
Dec. 7, 2015 Durbin on DOJ Investigation: This is an Opportunity, Not a Penalty
Nov. 30, 2015 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, and Loretta Lynch, Attonrney General of the United States - Settlement with Education Management Corporation
Nov. 23, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Take Executive Action to Reduce Gun Violence
Oct. 8, 2015 Government Funding
Sept. 30, 2015 TSA Office of Inspection Accountability Act Of 2015
Sept. 28, 2015 TSA Office of Inspection Accountability Act of 2015
Sept. 28, 2015 TSA Office of Inspection Accountability Act of 2015
Sept. 28, 2015 Durbin, Quigley, Schakowsky Discuss Impact of Potential Government Shutdown for SNAP Recipients
Sept. 16, 2015 Durbin, Shaheen Meet with USAID Nominee Gayle Smith, Call on GOP to Stop Blocking Her Confirmation
July 17, 2015 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Investigattion of Allegations That a Number of Questionable Unaccredited Educational Institutions Have Received G.I. Bill Benefits
June 23, 2015 Senators Ask For Study On Feasibility Of Single Food Safety Agency
June 23, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Order Requiring Disclosure of Political Spending by Government Contractors
Feb. 4, 2015 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015 - Motion to Proceed
Feb. 3, 2015 Department of Homeland Security Funding
Feb. 2, 2015 Department of Homeland Security Funding
Jan. 29, 2015 Department of Homeland Security Funding
Jan. 28, 2015 Department of Homeland Security Funding
Jan. 27, 2015 Department of Homeland Security Funding
Jan. 22, 2015 Department of Homeland Security Funding
Jan. 21, 2015 Department of Homeland Security Funding
Jan. 20, 2015 Department of Homeland Security
July 8, 2014 St. Louis Public Radio - Department of Defense Mapping Agency Announces Six Possible Sites for New Facility
May 28, 2014 Letter to Cynthia Quarterman, Administrator of the US Department of Transportation - Improve Federal Oversight of Pipelines
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Ethics
Oct. 15, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed
Oct. 13, 2013 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript: Government Shutdown
Oct. 13, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed
Oct. 10, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed
Oct. 7, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
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