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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Office: U.S. Senate (IL) - Sr, Democratic Assistant Majority Leader (Majority Whip)
Date Title
Issue Position: Economic Issues
Issue Position: Economic Stability and Poverty
Jan. 7, 2015 Medicare/Medicaid Anniversary
Dec. 23, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Boost LIHEAP Fuel Assistance
Dec. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Boost LIHEAP Fuel Assistance
Nov. 17, 2014 Durbin, Preckwinkle Hold Roundtable Discussion on Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment
Oct. 22, 2014 Durbin Announces More Than $26.1 Million in Funding for Illinois Housing and Community Development
Oct. 21, 2014 ABC News - Democrats Love Seeing Minimum Wage on the Ballot
Oct. 13, 2014 Central Illinois Is Proud - Lawmakers and Moms
Oct. 8, 2014 The Beacon News - Durbin, Foster, Weisner Push for Minimum Wage Hike
Oct. 3, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Release Federal Aid for Home Heating Among Seniors, Low-Income Households
Oct. 2, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Swiftly Release Federal Home Heating Aid
Sept. 29, 2014 Associated Press - US Sen. Durbin, State Sen. Oberweis Differ on Mandatory Background Checks for Gun Purchases
Sept. 25, 2014 Illinois Homepage - Minimum Wage is Major Election Issue
Sept. 25, 2014 WILL Public Radio - Durbin, Callis, Ammons Campaign On Non-Binding Minimum Wage Referendum
Sept. 23, 2014 Durbin Announces More Than $1.2 Million in HUD Funding for Northern Illinois and Chicagoland Housing and Community Development
Sept. 23, 2014 Durbin, Schneider Announces More Than $4.9 Million in HUD Funding for Chicagoland Housing and Community Developmen
Sept. 23, 2014 Durbin, Foster Announce More Than $1.2 Million in HUD Funding for Joliet Housing and Community Development
Sept. 18, 2014 Hunger Action Month
Aug. 13, 2014 89 WLS - Sen. Durbin Uses Governor's Day to Lay into Oberweis
Aug. 13, 2014 Chicago Sun-Times - Class Warfare at State Fair as Democrats Rally Against GOP
Aug. 7, 2014 WBGZ 1570 AM - Walgreen's Staying in Illinois
July 27, 2014 Chicago Sun-Times - Dem leaders Urge Minimum Wage Hike, Criticize Rauner, Oberweis
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.
May 21, 2014 Health Care
May 14, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Predatory Payday Loans
April 30, 2014 Durbin: People Who Work Hard Everyday Should Not Have to Live in Poverty
April 14, 2014 Durbin Urges Congress to Raise Federal Minimum Wage to $10.10 an Hour
April 4, 2014 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Mark Pryor, Chairman and Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - The Emergency Food Assistance Program
April 2, 2014 Letter to Mark Pryor, Chairman and Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - WIC Benefits
April 1, 2014 Health Care
Jan. 15, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed
Jan. 14, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
Jan. 8, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act -- Motion to Proceed
Jan. 8, 2014 On Fiftieth Anniversary of the War on Poverty, Durbin Calls for a Renewed Commitment to Creating Opportunity for all Americans
Jan. 7, 2014 Cleveland.com - Senate Agrees to Proceed with Unemployment-Benefits Extension, with Both Ohio Senators Voting Yes
Jan. 7, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act -- Motion to Proceed
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Dec. 19, 2013 Durbin Discusses Priorities for Creating Jobs and Growing America's Middle Class
Dec. 9, 2013 Remembering President Nelson Mandela
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Republican Leader McConnell, Chairman Baucus, and Ranking Member Hatch - Urge Reauthorization of Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Oct. 31, 2013 Executive Session
Oct. 31, 2013 Executive Session
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
July 14, 2013 CBS "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" - Transcript - Immigration Reform and the Farm Bill
June 10, 2013 Forty-Eighth Anniversary of Griswold V. Connecticut
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