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Ben Cardin's Public Statements on Issue: Entitlements and the Safety Net

Office: U.S. Senate (MD) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Social Security
July 29, 2015 Hire More Heroes Act of 2015
June 12, 2015 Cardin Holds Open Forum with Agency Leaders, Federal Employees at Social Security Administration Headquarters
May 15, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Employees
April 14, 2015 SGR Legislation
April 14, 2015 Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015
April 1, 2015 Cardin Leads Effort to Increase Funding for Holocaust Survivor Assistance Fund
March 25, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor - Title X Family Planning Program
March 23, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Support Community Health Centers
March 9, 2015 Inspector General Report Finds Millions of Errors in Social Security Administration List of Card Holders: Six and a Half Million Individuals Listed as Alive But Older Than 112 Years
March 3, 2015 Sens. Cardin, Brown, Wicker, And Collins Introduce Bill To Remove Barriers To Life-Saving Colorectal Cancer Screenings For Medicare Beneficiaries
Feb. 26, 2015 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Feb. 25, 2015 Cardin, Collins Call for a Permanent End to Caps on Therapy Services
Feb. 10, 2015 National Children's Dental Health Month
Jan. 13, 2015 Cardin, Portman, Larson and Tiberi Unite to Remove Bad Actors from CMS Bidding Process
Dec. 16, 2014 Nomination of Antony Blinken to be Deputy Secretary of State
Dec. 4, 2014 Portman, Cardin Unite to Remove Bad Actors from CMS Bidding Process
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. 18, 2014 Cardin Praises Committee Approval of Colvin Nomination to be Commissioner of Social Security Administration
Sept. 10, 2014 School Certification
Aug. 12, 2014 Cardin Underscores Effectiveness of Affordable Care Act for Seniors at Baltimore's Keswick Multi-Care Center
July 31, 2014 Cardin Welcomes Marylander Carolyn Colvin as Nominee for Social Security Commissioner
July 29, 2014 On Eve of 49th Anniversary of Medicare, Senate Democrats Highlight New Data on Medicare Savings
July 9, 2014 Cardin Statement on the Confirmation of Julián Castro to be HUD Secretary
June 26, 2014 Cardin, Mikulski Announce More Than $5 Million In Federal Funding To Support On-The-Job Training For Long-Term Unemployed
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
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
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
May 20, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Halt Expansion of Program Prior to HHS IG Review
May 19, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration - Strengthen Social Security's Equal Employment Programs
April 30, 2014 Minimum Wage Fairness Act -- Motion to Proceed
April 1, 2014 Cardin Lauds Fix To SGR But Urges Permanent Repeal
March 31, 2014 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014
Feb. 24, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Feb. 12, 2014 Cardin Says Congress Is Upholding Our Nation's Commitment To Our Veterans
Feb. 4, 2014 Cardin Hails Passage Of Farm Bill To Support A Healthy Chesapeake Bay
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. 22, 2013 Letter to Secretary Jacob Lew, Treasury Department - Regulatory Flaw that Threatens the Retirement Security of American Workers
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Oct. 16, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Government Shutdown and Debt Limit
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Push for LIHEAP Funding
May 21, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner - Protect Life-Saving Treatments For End-Stage Renal Disease
May 21, 2013 Cardin, Kirk, Mikulski Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Help Holocaust Survivors Access Needed Social Services
April 10, 2013 Cardin Calls President Obama's Budget A Good Concept But With Some Troubling Details
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