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Rob Portman's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Full Name: Robert 'Rob' J. Portman
Office: U.S. Senate (OH) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jane; 3 Children: Jed, Will, Sally
Birth Date: 12/19/1955
Birth Place: Cincinnati, OH
Home City: Cincinnati, OH
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
April 7, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act
March 28, 2014 Weekly Column: Getting Ohio Back To Work
March 27, 2014 Portman Statement on Senate Moving Forward On Unemployment Insurance
March 12, 2014 Portman Offers Amendment to Prohibit Violent Criminals from Working in Child Care Facilities
March 12, 2014 Sens. Warren & Portman Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral "Smart Savings Act" to Strengthen Retirement Savings
March 6, 2014 GOP Senators Announce Fully Paid-for, Five-Month Unemployment Insurance Proposal
Feb. 27, 2014 Kaine, Portman, Baldwin Introduce Career and Technical Education Resolution
Jan. 30, 2014 Portman, Kaine Announce Career & Technical Education Caucus
Jan. 29, 2014 Weekly Column - Turning the President's Words into a Year of Action
Jan. 28, 2014 Portman Statement on the President's State of the Union Address
Jan. 8, 2014 Letter to Janice Schneider, Assistant Secretary Nominee US Department of the Interior - End Flawed Rulemaking
Jan. 7, 2014 Portman Statement in Support of Continuing Debate Over How to Address Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Education Secretary Arne Duncan - Continue Working with Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
Nov. 14, 2013 Portman Statement on Planned Lockheed Martin Job Reductions in Akron
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to Acting Secretary Rand Beers, Department of Homeland Security - Overtime Abuse
Nov. 6, 2013 Portman Amendment to Strengthen Religious Liberty Provisions in Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) Passes Senate
Nov. 6, 2013 FOX "Your World with Neil Cavuto" - Transcript: Why Sebelius Shouldn't Go
Nov. 6, 2013 Drug Quality and Security Act - Motion to Proceed
Nov. 4, 2013 Portman Votes to Move Forward with Consideration of Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA)
Sept. 21, 2013 Toledo Blade - Lack of skills keeps workers from positions
Sept. 6, 2013 Portman Statement on August Jobs Report
July 31, 2013 Portman, Bennet Secure Job Training Provision in Workforce Investment Act
July 1, 2013 Cincinnati Enquirer - Portman: Immigration bill still has rough edges
June 27, 2013 Portman Statement on Immigration Reform Bill
June 26, 2013 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act
May 3, 2013 Portman Statement on April Jobs Report
April 24, 2013 Portman, Bennet Introduce CAREER Act
April 24, 2013 Bennet, Portman Reintroduce CAREER Act
March 14, 2013 Portman Amendment Will Create Deficit-Neutral Reserve Fund To Improve Federal Job Training Programs
March 8, 2013 Portman Statement on February Jobs Report
Dec. 11, 2012 Portman Submits Testimony Urging Commerce Department Not To Penalize Companies For Bringing Jobs Back to U.S.
Dec. 7, 2012 Portman Discusses CAREER Act at Tri-C
Nov. 2, 2012 Portman Statement on October Jobs Report
Sept. 24, 2012 Weekly Column: Solving the Skills Shortage
Sept. 7, 2012 Portman Statement on August Jobs Report
Sept. 3, 2012 Labor Day Message
Aug. 9, 2012 Bipartisan Group of Senators, Representatives Request Additional Documents in Delphi Pension Investigation
July 9, 2012 Portman: Raising Taxes on Job Creators Will Further Harm Weakest Recovery Since Great Depression
June 23, 2012 Weekly Column: Where the Past and Future Come Alive in Ohio
June 13, 2012 Portman, McCaskill Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Job-Creators, Prevent Earmarks
April 24, 2012 Employee Benefit News - Senators Cardin and Portman Join Forces Again to Spearhead New Retirement Movement
Jan. 6, 2012 Portman Statement on December Jobs Report
Dec. 22, 2011 Portman Statement on Payroll Tax Cut, Unemployment Insurance and Seniors' Access to Medical Care
Dec. 17, 2011 Sens. Brown, Portman Introduce Path Forward to Advance Piketon's American Centrifuge Project
Dec. 16, 2011 Portman Statement on Ohio's November Jobs Report
Oct. 13, 2011 Portman Joins Republican Senators to Introduce the Jobs Through Growth Act
Sept. 13, 2011 Hearing of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction - "The History and Drivers of Our Nation's Debt and Its Threats"
Sept. 8, 2011 Portman Statement on President's "Jobs Plan"
Sept. 8, 2011 Opening Statement Of Sen. Portman at Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Aug. 17, 2011 Cleveland Plains Dealer - Portman Highlights Seven Common-Sense Ideas to Create Jobs and Grow the Economy
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