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Ben Cardin's Public Statements

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: Social Security
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. 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
March 19, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions - SCREEN Act
Feb. 15, 2013 Senators Cardin And Collins Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Repeal Medicare Therapy Caps
Jan. 31, 2013 Cardin Urges Long-Term, Bipartisan Action To Solve Our Fiscal Problems
Dec. 3, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Unemployment Insurance Programs
Sept. 20, 2012 Senators Say Hands Off Social Security
Aug. 23, 2012 Mikulski, Cardin, Brown Announce $123 Million Federal Grant to Support Maryland's Health Benefit Exchange
July 30, 2012 Cardin Attends Ribbon-Cutting for New Community-Based Health Clinic for Veterans
July 25, 2012 Middle Class Tax Cut--Motion to Proceed
July 2, 2012 Cardin, Kirk, Mikulski Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Prioritize Social Services for Holocaust Survivors
April 24, 2012 Employee Benefit News - Senators Cardin and Portman Join Forces Again to Spearhead New Retirement Movement
March 23, 2012 Mikulski, Cardin, Brown Announce Launch Of New Maryland Health Care Reform Website
March 22, 2012 Cardin Releases HHS Report Showing that the Affordable Care Act Has Helped Millions of Marylanders
Feb. 17, 2012 Cardin Votes Against Conference Report
Feb. 16, 2012 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act
Feb. 16, 2012 Van Hollen, Cardin Joint Statement On Conference Committee Agreement
Feb. 16, 2012 Cardin, Van Hollen Joint Statement on Conference Committee Agreement
Dec. 17, 2011 Cardin Votes to Protect Middle Income Americans and Preserve Investments in Job-Creating Programs
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
Oct. 20, 2011 Cardin, Mikulski Applaud Increase In Social Security COLA
Oct. 13, 2011 Cardin Joins Senate Colleagues to Introduce Bill to Support First Responders
Aug. 19, 2011 Cardin Meets with Eastern Shore Faith-Based Community and Participates in a Social Security/Medicare Forum
Aug. 11, 2011 Montgomery County Sentinel - Protecting Seniors' 'Safety Net' is Important
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