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Ben Cardin's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
Aug. 12, 2014 Cardin Tour of Center for Urban Families Spotlights Importance of Job Training, Stable Communities
July 29, 2014 On Eve of 49th Anniversary of Medicare, Senate Democrats Highlight New Data on Medicare Savings
July 28, 2014 Legal Services Corporation's 40th Anniversary
July 9, 2014 Cardin Statement on the Confirmation of Julián Castro to be HUD Secretary
June 20, 2014 Cardin, Boozman Lead Bipartisan Effort To Accelerate Global Development Partnerships And Promote Innovation
June 4, 2014 Letter to Robert Bentley, Governor of Alabama; Sean Parnell, Governor of Alaska; Rick Scott, Governor of Florida; Nathan Deal, Governor of Georgia; Butch Otter, Governor of Idaho; Sam Brownback, Governor of Kansas; Bobby Jindal, Governor of Louisiana; Paul LePage, Governor of Maine; Phil Bryant, Governor of Mississippi; Dave Heineman, Governor of Nebraska; Pat McCroy, Governor of North Carolina; Mary Fallin, Governor of Oklahoma; Nikki Haley, Governor of South Carolina; Dennis Daugaard, Governor of South Dakota; Bill Haslam, Governor of Tennessee; Rick Perry, Governor of Texas; Scott Walker, Governor of Wisconsin; and Matt Mead, Governor of Wyoming
April 30, 2014 Minimum Wage Fairness Act -- Motion to Proceed
April 7, 2014 Cardin Urges House to Help Our Economy and Americans in Need by Finally Passing an Extension of Emergency Unemployment Benefits
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 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 Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
March 4, 2014 Cardin Looks Beyond President Obama's Budget Blueprint For A Long-Term Framework
Jan. 30, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Jan. 30, 2014 Cardin, Mikulski Announce Additional $8.3 Million In Federal Energy Assistance Funding For Low-Income Maryland Families
Jan. 14, 2014 Cardin Disappointed Senate Republicans Continue to Block Extension of Emergency Unemployment Benefits
Jan. 10, 2014 Governor O'Malley and Lt. Governor Brown Announce Health Care Reform Initiative that will Improve Health and Reduce Costs
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
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. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Push for LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Restore LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 5, 2013 Cummings Applauds Governor Martin O'Malley and Maryland General Assembly for Actions to Reduce Impact of Sequestration in Maryland
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP
Dec. 3, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Unemployment Insurance Programs
Nov. 28, 2012 Announcing $1.3 Million in Affordable Housing Funds for MD
Oct. 25, 2012 Ruppersberger, Cardin, Sarbanes Help Launch New Initiative to Train Low-skill Job Seekers
Oct. 11, 2012 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Restore Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funds
Sept. 19, 2012 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2013
Aug. 23, 2012 Mikulski, Cardin, Brown Announce $123 Million Federal Grant to Support Maryland's Health Benefit Exchange
July 27, 2012 Cardin, Mikulski, Van Hollen Announce $46 Million in Federal Funding to Increase Employment for Low-Income Older Adults in Maryland
July 3, 2012 Cardin, Mikulski Announce $3 Million in Federal Assistant to Support Sparrows Point Mill Workers
May 7, 2012 Diagnostic Imaging Services
April 2, 2012 Cardin, Lieutenant Governor Brown, Announce $1.9 Million in Health Care Grants to Community Clinic, Incorporated
Feb. 17, 2012 Cardin Votes Against Conference Report
Feb. 16, 2012 Van Hollen, Cardin Joint Statement On Conference Committee Agreement
Dec. 7, 2011 Cardin Calls Extension of Unemployment Benefits "The Right Thing To Do" and Essential to Keep U.S. Economy Moving
Dec. 7, 2011 Must-Pass Legislation
Oct. 27, 2011 Cardin Celebrates New Jobs and Business Expansion in the Federal Center at Woodlawn Enterprise Zone
June 9, 2011 Cardin Stands Firm Aganist Drastic Cuts to Medicaid Program
May 26, 2011 The Senate's Rejection of Ryan Budget Plan is a Victory for American Families
May 9, 2011 We Cannot Allow Medicare & Medicaid to be Dismantled
May 4, 2011 Statement by U.S. Senator Ben Cardin on the Need to Protect Medicaid
Nov. 23, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Daniel Inouye, Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriations
Sept. 17, 2010 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Chairman Baucus
Sept. 16, 2010 Statement from Governor O'Malley, Senators Mikulski and Cardin, and Congressman Cummings, Ruppersberger and Sarbanes on Potential Job Losses at Sparrows Point
July 20, 2010 American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Act of 2010
April 12, 2010 Week of April 12
March 1, 2010 Unemployment Benefits
Feb. 23, 2010 Letter To Senator Harry Reid, Majority Leader, U.S. Senate and Senator Max Baucus, Chairman, Senate Finance Committee
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