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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
June 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Unity Government
June 10, 2014 Letter to Martin Barrington, Nicandro Durante, Ling Chenqing, Alison Cooper, Pierre de Labouchere, Murray Kessler, Andre Calantzopoulos, Daniel Delen, J. Pieter Sikkel, and George Freeman III - Protect Children from Nicotine Poisoning
June 10, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 6, 2014 Cardin Brings Together Federal And State Officials With Maryland Farmers With Details Of New Funding For Helping The Chesapeake Bay And Maryland Farmers
June 6, 2014 Cardin Hails Senate Confirmation of Sylvia Burwell to Lead Health and Human Services and Continue Progress of the Affordable Care Act
June 5, 2014 70th Anniversary of D-Day
June 5, 2014 Dozens Of Higher Education Institutions, Organizations Endorse Legislation Introduced By Sen. Warren And Senate Colleagues To Refinance Student Loan Debt To Give All Americans A Fair Shot To Afford College
June 5, 2014 Cardin Urges President Obama to Declassify Bergdahl Details, Seeks Answers About Marylanders Held Prisoner
June 5, 2014 Burwell Nomination
June 4, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 4, 2014 Nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to be Secretary of Health and Human Services
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
June 3, 2014 Cardin Visits Southern Maryland for Solutions to Maryland's Foreclosure Crisis Maryland Currently Has the Second-Highest Foreclosure Rate in the Nation
June 2, 2014 Cardin Calls For Changes To How Americans Pay For A College Education
May 30, 2014 Cardin "Cool Roofs" Bill Would Create Jobs By Eliminating Barriers To Energy Efficient Retrofits
May 30, 2014 Cardin Statement On VA Secretary Eric Shinseki
May 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings
May 27, 2014 Cardin Statement On Ukrainian Presidential Election
May 27, 2014 Senators of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Praise USDA for Recognizing the Bay as a Critical Conservation Area
May 23, 2014 Schatz, Cardin Introduce Bill to Give Federal Workers a Raise
May 22, 2014 Senators Urge a Return to Democratic Rule in Thailand Following Military Coup
May 22, 2014 Senators Introduce Legislation to Repeal 2002 Resolution Authorizing Use of Military Force Against Iraq
May 22, 2014 WRRDA Conference Report
May 22, 2014 Letter to Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Hungary - Concern Over Nazi Occupation Monument in Hungary
May 22, 2014 Cardin Responds To Russian, Chinese Veto of U.N Security Council Resolution
May 22, 2014 Military Appreciation Month
May 22, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Regarding Changing the Name of the Washington Redskins
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 20, 2014 Cardin Responds to Expanded Magnitsky List
May 20, 2014 Cardin, Mikulski, Sarbanes Announce More Than $11 Million In Federal Grant Funding For Bwi Improvements
May 20, 2014 Expire Act
May 20, 2014 Senators Introduce Bill to Clamp Down on "Inversions" Tax Loophole
May 19, 2014 Members of Team Maryland "Green Light" MD 355 Intersection Improvement Project and Other 2014 Statewide BRAC Transportation Solutions
May 19, 2014 Van Hollen Marks New Phase of BRAC-Related Traffic Improvements at Walter Reed
May 19, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration - Strengthen Social Security's Equal Employment Programs
May 19, 2014 Cardin Wants Students To Be Able To Refinance Loans For Lower Rates, Easing Debt Load
May 16, 2014 Cardin Calls On MOCO Small Businesses For Guidance On Federal Role In Promoting Growth Opportunities
May 15, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary Department of Commerce - Protect American Jobs from Unfair Foreign Competition
May 15, 2014 Cardin Praises WRDA Conference Report For Protection Of Maryland Jobs And Environment
May 14, 2014 During National Police Week, Cardin Renews Call For National Blue Alert
May 14, 2014 Nomination of Roy K.J. Williams to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development
May 12, 2014 Senators Express Concerns over Maritime Dispute in South China Sea, Call Chinese Actions "Troubling"
May 12, 2014 Cardin, Mikulski Praise Obama Nomination of Pamela Harris for the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals
May 12, 2014 Letter to Ian Read, CEO of Pfizer - Regarding Maryland Pharmaceutical Jobs
May 12, 2014 Affordable Care Act
May 9, 2014 Cardin Rallies National Dental Association
May 9, 2014 Stand Up for Equality for All Mothers and All Women
May 9, 2014 Cardin Rallies National Dental Association
May 9, 2014 Cardin Highlights Women's Health At Pre-Mother's Day Visit To Baltimore Health Center
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