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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

Office: U.S. Senate (IL) - Sr, Democratic Assistant Minority Leader (Minority Whip)
Date Title
April 15, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Jacob Lew, Secretary of Treasury - Warning Treasury Secretary That Looming Pension Cuts Would Hurt Retirees in Minnesota, Across Country
Oct. 8, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Sept. 23, 2015 Letter to Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Calling on Medicare & Medicaid to Ban Long-Term Care Facilities from Using Unfair Arbitration Clauses
July 29, 2015 Schakowsky, Durbin Introduce Legislation to Increase Competition and Lower Costs in Medicare Part D
March 27, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee - Funding for Programs under the Older Americans Act
Jan. 9, 2015 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader, United States Senate - Protect Social Security from Partisan Extremists
Jan. 7, 2015 Medicare/Medicaid Anniversary
Oct. 13, 2014 The State Journal-Register - Durbin, Callis Attack Republican Budget Plans
Oct. 13, 2014 Peoria Public Radio - Federal Programs Draw Lingering Partisan Tensions
Oct. 2, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Swiftly Release Federal Home Heating Aid
Sept. 23, 2014 Durbin, Schneider Announces More Than $4.9 Million in HUD Funding for Chicagoland Housing and Community Developmen
Sept. 23, 2014 Durbin Announces More Than $1.2 Million in HUD Funding for Northern Illinois and Chicagoland Housing and Community Development
Aug. 7, 2014 WBGZ 1570 AM - Walgreen's Staying in Illinois
Aug. 5, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Address Corporate Tax Avoidance Through Executive Action
July 24, 2014 Huffington Post - Chiding CEOs, at Walgreens & Other Corporate Defectors
July 24, 2014 NBC Chicago - Durbin's Right on Corporations Fleeing America
July 22, 2014 Chicago Sun-Times - Durbin Warns Walgreens Not to 'Turn Its Back' on the U.S.
July 10, 2014 Senators: Corporations Must Give Workers and Retirees Fair Treatment in Bankruptcy
April 3, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Seniors Programs
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Medicare & Social Security
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Seniors
Nov. 14, 2013 Obamacare
April 26, 2013 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Tom Harkin and Jerry Moran - Senators Seek Support for Seniors
March 29, 2013 The New York Times - Talk of Medicare Changes Could Open Way to Budget Pact
March 19, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Feb. 28, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Feb. 28, 2013 Sequestration
Dec. 27, 2012 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012 - Continued
Aug. 19, 2012 CBS "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" - Transcript
June 7, 2012 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Resumed
March 23, 2012 Chicago Celebrates 2nd Anniversary of New Health Law
Dec. 1, 2011 Letter to Tim Sullivan, President and Chief Executive Officer
Nov. 30, 2011 Durbin Chairs Hearing on Balanced Budget Amendment
Oct. 19, 2011 Durbin: Over 2 Million Illinois Social Security Recipients Will See Relief in 2012
Aug. 9, 2011 Letter to Commissioner Astrue
July 14, 2011 U.S Credit Rating
May 14, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Privatizing Medicare
May 5, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare
April 14, 2011 Durbin Introduces Legislation to Reduce Medicare Fraud
April 3, 2011 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript
Dec. 2, 2010 Chicago Tribune - Why I'm Voting 'Yes'
March 25, 2010 Continuing Extension Act Of 2010 - Motion To Proceed - Continued
March 3, 2010 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcripts
Feb. 24, 2010 Durbin, Conyers Unveil Bill to Change Corporate Bankruptcy Laws to Put Workers, Retirees First
Dec. 24, 2009 Durbin Statement on the Senate Passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Dec. 4, 2009 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009
Dec. 2, 2009 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009
Sept. 26, 2008 Financial Crisis
Sept. 17, 2008 Durbin, Bingaman, Kohl Introduce Bill to Protect Medicare Card Holders from Identity Theft
July 18, 2008 Durbin Introduces Bill to Crack Down on Excessive Interest Rates
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