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Ben Cardin's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Full Name: Benjamin 'Ben' L. Cardin
Office: U.S. Senate (MD) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Myrna; 1 Child: Deborah
Birth Date: 10/05/1943
Birth Place: Baltimore, MD
Home City: Baltimore, MD
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: Military and Veterans
Aug. 4, 2014 Cardin, Cantwell Applaud Small Business Scorecard for Federal Contracting
July 29, 2014 Cardin Hopeful for Progress at VA with Confirmation of Secretary McDonald
July 14, 2014 Press Senator Cardin Decries Mismanagement of Sensitive VA Claim and Personal Data by Baltimore VA
June 27, 2014 Cardin, Mikulski Announce Over $1.3 Million in Federal Funding to Help Homeless Veterans Across Maryland
June 26, 2014 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day
June 23, 2014 Mikulski, Cardin, Ruppersberger and Sarbanes Visit Baltimore VA Medical Center to Ensure Progress on Timely Delivery of Care for Veterans
June 18, 2014 Cardin Statement on Acting VA Secretary Gibson's Visit to Baltimore
June 12, 2014 Cardin Calls The Veterans Care Act A Step Toward Restoring Trust In The VA
June 11, 2014 Making Continuing Appropriations During a Government Shutdown
May 30, 2014 Cardin Statement On VA Secretary Eric Shinseki
May 22, 2014 Cardin Statement Regarding The Health Care Administration Problems At The Department Of Veterans Affairs
Feb. 12, 2014 Cardin Says Congress Is Upholding Our Nation's Commitment To Our Veterans
Dec. 19, 2013 Cardin Hails Senate Passage Of Budget As A Return To Bipartisanship But Seeks A Long-Term End To Sequestration And Targeting Of Federal Workers
Nov. 20, 2013 Healthcare Professionals Donate 1.5 Million Hotel Reward Points to Wounded Warriors
Nov. 8, 2013 Honoring Our Heroes On Veterans Day
Nov. 7, 2013 Veterans Day
Nov. 5, 2013 Inhofe, Cardin Introduce Bill to Extend Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education
Nov. 4, 2013 Statement on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 23, 2013 Memorial Day
May 9, 2013 Mental Health Awareness Month
April 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduce V-A Claims Backlog
Feb. 15, 2013 Cardin Praises Start Of New Study To Identify Best Treatments For Military Depression And PTSD
Sept. 13, 2012 Mikulski, Cardin Co-Sponsor Bill Extending Tax Credits for Employers Who Hire Vets
July 30, 2012 Cardin Attends Ribbon-Cutting for New Community-Based Health Clinic for Veterans
July 16, 2012 Cardin, Ruppersberger, Fisher House Kick-Off New Hotel Program for Wounded Warriors
July 16, 2012 Cardin, Ruppersberger, Fisher House Kick-Off New Hotel Program for Wounded Warriors
June 25, 2012 Senators Cardin and Mikulski Announce Federal COPS Grant for Hagerstown to Hire Five New Police Officers
March 8, 2012 Cardin, Hoyer, Mikulski Announce Federal Grant for Charlotte Hall Veterans Home
Feb. 17, 2012 Mikulski, Cardin Announce Maryland Tax Credit For Businesses That Hire Veterans
Nov. 10, 2011 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
Nov. 9, 2011 3% Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act
June 6, 2011 Mikulski, Cardin Announce Federal Funds for Veterans Assistance Programs in Maryland
April 13, 2011 Senator Snowe Introduces Measure to Protect Military Funerals
March 10, 2011 Democrats Stand with Veterans Advocates to Oppose Republicans' Extreme Plan That Would Deny Housing to 10,000 Homeless Veterans
March 10, 2011 Democrats Stand with Veterans Advocates To Oppose Republicans' Extreme Plan That Would Deny Housing To 10,000 Homeless Veterans
Aug. 5, 2010 Cardin Introduces Bill to Provide Clear Disclosures and Financial Counserling to Survivors of Veterans and Fallen Heroes
Aug. 5, 2010 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Nov. 10, 2009 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
Nov. 9, 2009 The Chesapeake Bay, Health Care, and Veteran's Day
Nov. 9, 2009 Ben's Briefing - The Chesapeake Bay, Health Care, And Veteran's Day
Nov. 9, 2009 On Honoring Our Heroes On Veterans' Day
Oct. 23, 2009 Cardin Praises Official Enactment Of Advanced Funding For Veteran Health Care
Sept. 29, 2009 Climate Change, Afghanistan, and Veteran's Health
March 26, 2009 Hearing of the Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce and the District of Columbia Subcommittee of the Senate Homeland Security Committee - The Nomination of John Berry to be Director of the Office of Personnel Management
March 25, 2009 Mikulski, Cardin Announce American Recovery Act Funds Will Update VA Health Facilities Serving Maryland Veterans
March 10, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Budget Committee - The President's Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Proposal
Nov. 10, 2008 Commemorating Veterans' Day
Aug. 6, 2008 Cardin, Mikulski Hold Roundtable Discussion with Veterans and Pledge to Continue to Fight for Better Health Care and Other Benefits
July 10, 2008 Korean War Veterans Deserve Recognition
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