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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

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
July 30, 2014 Durbin Join Shaheen, Senate Democrats to Introduce Legislation to Expand Access so Contraception for Military Women, Dependents
July 24, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of the Department of Defense - Failing For-Profit Colleges Recruiting On-Base
July 18, 2014 Durbin, McCaskill, Enyart Praise Funding for Extension of Growler Production Line in Senate Defense Spending Bill
July 17, 2014 FY15 Defense Full Committee Markup Bill Summary
July 16, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Tobacco Use in the Military
July 8, 2014 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed
June 11, 2014 The Hill - Durbin: Cantor Shouldn't Affect Defense Plan
May 27, 2014 Durbin Announces Committee Approval of Legislation to Improve Prosthetic Care for Veterans
May 26, 2014 Mundelein Review - U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin's Memorial Day Remarks Address VA Scandal
May 19, 2014 Hearing of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Immigrant Enlistment: A Force Multiplier for the Armed Forces
May 19, 2014 WLS - Sen. Durbin Calls For Allowing Dreamers To Enlist In Military
May 14, 2014 Letter to Servicers of Student Loans - Help US Military Members and Veterans with Student Loan Debt
March 31, 2014 Letter to Ray Mabus, U.S. Navy Secretary - Prohibit Tobacco Sales at Naval Bases and Aboard Ships
March 28, 2014 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy - Prohibit Tobacco Sales at Naval Bases, Aboard Ships
Jan. 16, 2014 Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act
Nov. 20, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act
Nov. 19, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
Oct. 30, 2013 Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Advances Durbin Sponsored Legislation to Expand Student Loan and Housing Assistance for Servicemembers
Oct. 10, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed
Oct. 3, 2013 Unanimous Consent Request -- H.R. 3230
Sept. 30, 2013 Protecting Military Pay
Sept. 26, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2014
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - Protect Servicemembers by Plugging Payday Loan Loophole
Aug. 1, 2013 Murray Special Victims Counsels Receive Full Funding
Aug. 1, 2013 Full Committee Summary: FY14 Defense Bill
July 31, 2013 Servicemember Student Loan Affordability Act
July 30, 2013 Durbin, Duckworth: Change Needed to Help Servicemembers with Student Loan Assistance Programs
May 15, 2013 Durbin Statement on Investigation Into Possible Sexual Assaults and Misconduct at Fort Hood
May 15, 2013 Sexual Assault in the Military
April 8, 2013 Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013
March 13, 2013 Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013
Feb. 14, 2013 Letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army Jo-Ellen Darcy - Great Lakes Recovery Post Hurricane Sandy
Jan. 9, 2013 Missouri, Illinois Delegation Disappointed by Air Force's Decision
Nov. 25, 2012 ABC "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" - Transcript
July 26, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Daniel Inouye, Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriations, and the Honorable Thad Cochran, Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Appropriations
May 22, 2012 Kirk, Durbin Language Saving Waukegan Coast Guard Station Advances in Senate
Dec. 15, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012--Conference Report
Dec. 1, 2011 Defense Authorization
Dec. 1, 2011 Durbin: Provision to Give National Guard Full Membership on the Joint Chiefs of Staff Approved by Senate
Nov. 30, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Nov. 29, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Nov. 17, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Nov. 8, 2011 Military Drawdown in Iraq
Oct. 24, 2011 Letter to Majority Leader Reid
Oct. 20, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012--Continued
Oct. 19, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012--Continued
Oct. 13, 2011 Executive Session
July 20, 2011 2012 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs appropriations bill
July 13, 2011 Durbin Discusses Consumer Protection with Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan
June 29, 2011 Senators Condemn For-Profit Colleges' Mistreatment of America's Veterens
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