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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
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
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 Full Committee Summary: FY14 Defense Bill
Aug. 1, 2013 Murray Special Victims Counsels Receive Full Funding
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 Sexual Assault in the Military
May 15, 2013 Durbin Statement on Investigation Into Possible Sexual Assaults and Misconduct at Fort Hood
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
June 16, 2011 Declaration of War
June 8, 2011 Debit Card Swipe Fees
May 31, 2011 Durbin Statement on Rock Island Arsenal?s Future Following Call with Army Secretary McHugh
May 11, 2011 Durbin, Reid, Menendez, 30 Others Introduce the DREAM Act
May 6, 2011 CNN "CNN Newsroom" - Transcript
March 9, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense
Dec. 19, 2010 FOX News "Fox News Sunday" - Transcript
Dec. 18, 2010 Durbin Statement on the Repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Dec. 18, 2010 Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Dec. 17, 2010 Executive Session
Dec. 15, 2010 The DREAM Act
Dec. 9, 2010 Dream Act
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