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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Animals and Wildlife

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; 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 9, 2014 The Hill - Durbin: Gun Controls Should Be Debated With Sportsmen's Bill
July 8, 2014 The Hill - Durbin: Senate Must Revisit Gun Debate
Feb. 5, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary, US Department of Agriculture - Calls On Obama Administration To Implement Livestock Disaster Programs Immediately
Jan. 6, 2014 Durbin Statement on Asian Carp Management Study
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to Assistant Secretary Jo-Ellen Darcy, Department of Army - Asian Carp
July 29, 2013 Durbin: House Spending Bill Would Cripple Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
June 28, 2013 Illinois Senators Work to Save Army Corps Stronghold and its Missions to Prevent Spread of Asian Carp
April 18, 2013 Statements On Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 18, 2013 Letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy - New Study Should Be Call to Action on Asian Carp
Feb. 27, 2013 Vitter, Durbin Introduce Bill to Regulate Online Puppy Sales
Feb. 1, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk - Trade and Food Safety
Sept. 21, 2012 Sportsmen's Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
Aug. 28, 2012 Letter to Secretary LaHood
May 10, 2012 Durbin, Vitter Commend USDA Rule to Close Loophole and Regulate Online Puppy Sales
March 27, 2012 Letter to Chairman Feinstein and Ranking Member Alexander, Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water
Feb. 3, 2012 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army Department of the Army, Civil Works
Nov. 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary of Interior
Nov. 9, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary Department of the Interior
April 1, 2011 Durbin Introduces Bill to Regulate Online Puppy Sales
March 3, 2011 Great Lakes Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Stop Asian Carp
March 1, 2011 Durbin: House Republican Cuts to Great Lakes Funding Would Hurt Asian Carp Prevention Efforts
Sept. 8, 2010 Durbin Applauds President's Appointment of John Goss as Chairman of the Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee
July 14, 2010 Durbin: CEQ Chair Says Coordinated Response Commander to be Named Within 30 Days
June 30, 2010 Great Lakes States Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Permanently Prevent Asian Carp From Invading the Great Lakes
June 29, 2010 Protecting The Great Lakes
June 25, 2010 Letter To Federal Agencies On Asian Carp
June 24, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Immediate Action on Asian Carp
June 23, 2010 Durbin Expresses Confidence in Coordinated Effort to Prevent Spread of Asian Carp
May 28, 2010 Durbin Calls for Stronger Policing Standards for Puppy Mills
May 25, 2010 In Response to IG Report, Durbin, Vitter Call for Reform of Agency Responsible for Policing Puppy Mills
May 25, 2010 In Response to IG Report, Durbin, Vitter Call for Reform of Agency Responsible for Policing Puppy Mills
April 13, 2010 Durbin: Fish and Wildlife Service Report No Carp Found Above Barrier
Feb. 8, 2010 Durbin Commends Obama Administration for Coordinated Effort to Control Asian Carp
Jan. 26, 2010 Durbin, Biggert to Host Wednesday Meeting of Great Lakes Leaders to Chart Path Forward on Asian Carp Containment
Jan. 20, 2010 Chicago Public Radio: Durbin Supports Supreme Court Decision on Carp
Jan. 19, 2010 Durbin: Congress Must Chart Next Steps to Prevent Asian Carp from Entering the Great Lakes
Jan. 12, 2010 Durbin and Biggert Host Briefing on Asian Carp Containment
March 25, 2009 Durbin Statement on Being Named Humane Senator of the Year by the US Humane Society
Jan. 7, 2009 Press Conference with Leaders of the Senate Democratic Caucus - Legislative Agenda
Sept. 18, 2008 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Sept. 18, 2008 Durbin Introduces Legislation To Crack Down On Unscrupulous Dog Breeders And Puppy Mills
Sept. 16, 2008 Chicago Flooding
Sept. 16, 2008 Chicago Sun-Times - Flood-Weary Residents Want Federal Assistance
July 18, 2008 Durbin Announces Senate Committee Approval of More than $19 Million to Fight Invasive Species
June 25, 2008 Durbin Calls on USDA to Address Downer Cattle's Threat to the Food Supply
April 18, 2008 Statement of U.S. Senator Dick Durbin Regarding Eradication of Asian Longhorned Beetle
May 16, 2007 Durbin: WRDA Bill Authorizes Federal Funding for Asian Carp Barrier
April 18, 2007 Durbin to Introduce Bill to Protect America's Red Rock Wilderness
March 30, 2007 Durbin: Congress Should Pass Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Mississippi River Navigation and Ecosystem
March 25, 2007 MSNBC Meet The Press-Transcript
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