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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Housing and Property

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
Primary March 18, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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
Issue Position: Economic Stability and Poverty
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Mel Wat, Director Federal Housing Finance Agency - Revisit Affordable Rental Housing
Jan. 10, 2014 Durbin Announces More Than $2.9 Million for Illinois Housing Development and Self-Sufficiency Programs
Jan. 8, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act -- Motion to Proceed
Dec. 10, 2013 Nomination of Melvin L. Watt to be Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency - Continued
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Oct. 30, 2013 Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Advances Durbin Sponsored Legislation to Expand Student Loan and Housing Assistance for Servicemembers
Aug. 1, 2013 Durbin: THUD Bill Is the Latest Casualty of the Failed GOP Budget
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu - Save Weatherization Assistance Program
May 22, 2012 Reed, Durbin, Whitehouse, Begich, Biden Seek Expanded Housing Assistance for Troops
April 4, 2012 Menendez, Reed, Warner, Merkley Lead Call for Federal Housing Finance Agency to Fix Flawed Study on Principal Reductions
April 3, 2012 Durbin: Project Rebuild Act Would Help Turn Around Vacant Homes and Businesses
March 28, 2012 Durbin Chairs Hearing on Treasury Department Budget
March 6, 2012 Durbin and Reed Introduce Project Rebuild Act to Help Turn Around Vacant Homes and Businesses
Feb. 9, 2012 Durbin Statement on Major Housing Settlement
Feb. 9, 2012 Durbin and Quinn Announce $100,000 for Fair Housing Assistance
Oct. 28, 2011 Letter to Secretary Geithner, Secretary Donovan, and Acting Director DeMarco
June 14, 2011 Senators Urge OCC to Work with State Attorneys General, DOJ, and HUD to Hold Mortgage Servicers Accountable and Prevent Future Abuse
June 14, 2011 Letter to John Walsh, Acting Comptroller of the Currency
Jan. 28, 2011 Letter to Pat Quinn, Governor of Illinois
Jan. 11, 2011 Durbin Statement on Administration Plan to Reform the Housing Market
May 6, 2010 Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010 - Continued
March 31, 2010 Elgin Courier News: Durbin: Need Foreclosure Fix
March 30, 2010 Durbin Discusses Next Steps to Address Foreclosure Crisis
March 15, 2010 Durbin: New Report Shows Foreclosure Crisis Has Rising Impact on Middle Class
Feb. 11, 2010 Home Foreclosures
Jan. 7, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LIHEAP
Sept. 24, 2009 Durbin Announces Congressional Passage Of Bill To Name Lipinski Federal Building
Sept. 4, 2009 Southwest News-Herald: Durbin Views Foreclosures In Marquette Manor
Sept. 2, 2009 Durbin Discusses Next Steps To Address Foreclosure Crisis
Aug. 5, 2009 Bankruptcy Reform
July 22, 2009 Statement Of Senator Levin To The Subcommittee On National Parks Hearing On S. 715, The National Lighthouse Stewardship Act
May 13, 2009 Executive Session
May 7, 2009 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
May 6, 2009 Mortgage Foreclosures
April 3, 2009 Letter To President Barack Obama
April 2, 2009 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
March 19, 2009 Executive Session
March 18, 2009 Revolutionary War And War Of 1812 Battlefield Protection Act - Continued
March 3, 2009 Housing Crisis
March 2, 2009 Durbin Bill to Stem Record Foreclosures Included in Obama's Housing Plan
Feb. 5, 2009 Durbin Introduces Legislation to Name Rockford Courthouse After Judge Roszkowski
Jan. 15, 2009 Disapproval Of Obligations Under The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act Of 2008 - Continued
Jan. 14, 2009 Durbin Discusses Foreclosure Crisis, Mortgage Bankruptcy Reform with Housing Secretary Nominee
Jan. 8, 2009 Press Conference With Senators Richard Durbin, Chris Dodd, Chuck Schumer, and Representative Brad Miller
Jan. 6, 2009 Durbin Introduces Bill to Stem Record Foreclosures
Dec. 9, 2008 Press Conference With Senator Richard Durbin And Representative Brad Miller
Dec. 4, 2008 Durbin Holds Hearing on Looming Foreclosure Crisis in Illinois and Nationwide
Nov. 19, 2008 Durbin Chairs Hearing on Helping Families Save Their Homes
Nov. 17, 2008 Durbin Introduces Bill to Help Families Keep Their Homes, Strengthen Taxpayer Protections
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