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Rob Portman's Public Statements on Issue: Government Operations

Office: U.S. Senate (OH) - Jr, Republican
On The Ballot: Announced, Republican for U.S. Senate
Date Title
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Promoting Pro-Jobs Policies
Nov. 20, 2015 Letter to Ashton B. Carter, Secretary of Defense - Release of Shaker Aamer from Guantanamo Bay
Nov. 20, 2015 Letter to Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff -Release of Shaker Aamer from Guantanamo Bay
Oct. 27, 2015 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor - Speed Up the Prevailing Wage Certification Process for H-2B Seasonal Workers Visas
Oct. 19, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Ernest Moniz, Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy - Ensure Funding Certainty For Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant
Oct. 7, 2015 Warner, Portman, and Collins Bill to Provide Regulatory Relief for Businesses and Workers Advances in the Senate
Sept. 1, 2015 Senators Highlight Progress in Increasing Transparency in Federal Spending
Aug. 13, 2015 Portman Talks Jobs in Eastern Ohio
Aug. 6, 2015 Portman, King, and Collins Renew Push to Reduce Red Tape on Job Creators
Aug. 5, 2015 Portman Statement on Finance Committee Bipartisan IRS Report
July 30, 2015 Portman and McCaskill Federal Permitting Bill Passes the Senate
July 28, 2015 Letter to Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Federal Health Insurance Marketplace
July 15, 2015 Nonpartisan Watchdog Finds Approving Subsidies for Fake Applicants
July 13, 2015 Weekly Column: Cutting Through Red Tape to Kick-start the Economy
July 9, 2015 Portman Offers Amendment to Expand Opportunities for Small Businesses by Improving Federal Construction Procurement Process
June 24, 2015 Portman Bill to Streamline Hiring Process in Federal Agencies Advances in Senate
June 18, 2015 Warner, Portman, Collins Introduce Bill to Require Cost Analysis of Agency Regulations
June 16, 2015 Senators Introduce Competitive Service Act
May 14, 2015 Portman Announces Senate Probe Regarding Obamacare Exchange Mismanagement
May 13, 2015 Senators Coons, Portman, Ayotte, Peters Introduce Bill to Aid Families of Fallen, Severely Injured Police Officers
May 12, 2015 Letter to Theodore C. Harrison, Commanding General of the US Army Contracting Command - Potential Waste in Security Contracts
April 30, 2015 Portman and McCaskill Send PSI Inquiry Regarding Oversight of Financial Crisis Settlements
March 27, 2015 Portman, McCaskill Launch PSI Inquiry into Billions in Uncollected Federal Judgments
March 24, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Appoint Permanent Inspectors General
Nov. 26, 2014 Your Tax Dollars...Down the Drain: Increasing Use of "Official Time" at Federal Agencies
May 16, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Senate Select Committee to Investigate Benghazi
April 28, 2014 House Unanimously Passes Bipartisan DATA Act
April 10, 2014 Nomination of Michelle T. Friendland to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit -- Resumed
March 27, 2014 Your Tax Dollars...Down the Drain: The (Literally) Underground Bureaucracy
March 11, 2014 Portman, Tester Hearing Takes Hard Look at Regulatory Reform
March 5, 2014 Portman Opposes Controversial DOJ Nominee Debo Adegbile
March 4, 2014 Adegbile Nomination
Feb. 27, 2014 Your Tax Dollars...Down the Drain: Taxpayers Spend Billions on Unused Federal Property
Jan. 10, 2014 Weekly Column: New Year Brings New Concerns for Delphi Retirees
Jan. 8, 2014 Letter to Janice Schneider, Assistant Secretary Nominee US Department of the Interior - End Flawed Rulemaking
Dec. 20, 2013 Getting Things Done For Ohio In 2013
Dec. 12, 2013 Portman Cosponsors Effort to Stop EPA's Dangerous Regulation of Fire Hydrants
Nov. 19, 2013 Tester, Portman Seek to Empower Watchdogs, Save Taxpayer Dollars
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to Acting Secretary Rand Beers, Department of Homeland Security - Overtime Abuse
Nov. 6, 2013 Senate Committee Unanimously Passes Bipartisan DATA Act
Oct. 16, 2013 Portman Statement on Bipartisan Agreement to Reopen the Government and Avert Default
Oct. 13, 2013 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript: Government Shutdown
Oct. 11, 2013 Portman Bill To Reform Security Clearance Process Passes Senate
Oct. 10, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013-- Motion to Proceed-- Continued
Oct. 4, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
July 30, 2013 Portman, McCaskill Introduce Federal Permitting Improvement Act
July 29, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Legislation to Better Manage Federal Property
July 17, 2013 Portman and Coburn Introduce Bill to Limit Use of "Official Time" in Federal Workforce
June 18, 2013 Portman, Warner Introduce Legislation to Provide Regulatory Relief
June 6, 2013 Letter to David Silberman, Associate Director of Research Markets and Regulations, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Define Rural
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