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Rob Portman's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
Issue Position: Defense
Issue Position: Veterans
June 30, 2014 Portman Visits Sandusky Veterans Home
June 29, 2014 Portman Statement on Nomination of Robert McDonald to Head the Department of Veterans Affairs
June 11, 2014 Portman Supports Bipartisan Veterans Bill Improving Access to Private Care and Increasing Accountability
June 10, 2014 USA Today- For Obama, Inaction Speaks Louder Than Words
June 4, 2014 Portman Cosponsors Bill Giving Veterans More Healthcare Choices
June 3, 2014 Nomination of Sharon Y. Bowen to be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 30, 2014 Portman Calls for Greater Accountability and Transparency Following the Resignation of VA Secretary Shinseki
May 29, 2014 Portman Calls on President Obama to Bring Accountability to the VA Immediately
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carl Levin, Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations, and John McCain, Ranking Member of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations - Regarding Investigation into Veteran's Healthcare System
April 2, 2014 Portman Cosponsors Bipartisan 'Hire More Heroes Act'
March 10, 2014 Portman Meets with Ohio Veterans of Foreign Wars Leadership
Feb. 12, 2014 Portman Statement on Passage of Military COLA Fix
Feb. 11, 2014 Portman, Coats Offer Amendment to Reform and Pay for Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Jan. 16, 2014 GOP Senators Introduce Bill to Pay for Unemployment Insurance Extension
Jan. 14, 2014 GOP Senators Negotiating Unemployment Insurance Issue Joint Statement
Jan. 8, 2014 Armstrong Flight Center
Nov. 9, 2013 Weekly Column: For Veterans, the Battle Goes On
July 8, 2013 Letter to Erik K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Disability Claims Backlog
June 5, 2013 Letter to the Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Claims Backlog
May 1, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - Reduce VA Backlog Claims in Cleveland & Address Inefficiencies in Current System
April 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduce V-A Claims Backlog
May 10, 2012 Portman Introduces Bill to Commemorate FDR's D-Day Prayer with the Nation at the WWII Memorial
April 17, 2012 Portman Joins Legislation that Gives Military Men and Women Employed with TSA Added Job Protection
March 28, 2012 Begich, Portman Introduce Legislation to Ensure Veterans Receive Proper Burial
Nov. 11, 2011 Honoring America's Veterans
Feb. 16, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Secretary
May 31, 2010 Blog: Memorial Day Tribute
June 15, 2004 Honoring Former President George Herbert Walker Bush On His 80th Birthday
May 31, 2004 Memorial Day, A Time of Rememberance
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Defense and Veterans
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Defense and Veterans
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