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Rob Portman's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
Aug. 1, 2014 Weekly Column: Across Ohio, Good Stories Are Not Hard To Find
July 24, 2014 Feinstein, Portman Introduce Bill to Expand Eligibility for Assistance
June 20, 2014 Portman, Brown Announce Agreement to Resolve HUD Barriers to Expand Cincinnati's City Gospel Mission
May 13, 2014 Portman Outlines Constructive Conservatism, Bottom-Up Approach to Tackling Poverty
April 23, 2014 Letter to Mark Johnston, Acting Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development - Ensure Northeast Ohio's Homeless Can Receive Critical Federal Resources To Get Them Back on Their Feet
April 7, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act
April 3, 2014 Portman Amendment Incentivizing Employers to Hire Long-Term Unemployed Americans Adopted by Finance Committee
April 3, 2014 Portman Meets with Ohio Representatives from the National Urban League
April 2, 2014 Portman Offers Amendment Incentivizing Employers to Hire Long-Term Unemployed Americans
March 13, 2014 Portman Announces Unemployment Insurance Agreement
March 7, 2014 GOP Senators Announce Fully Paid-for, Five-Month Unemployment Insurance Proposal
March 6, 2014 GOP Senators Announce Fully Paid-for, Five-Month Unemployment Insurance Proposal
March 4, 2014 Portman Statement on the President's Budget
Feb. 11, 2014 Portman, Coats Offer Amendment to Reform and Pay for Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Feb. 6, 2014 Portman and Baldwin Lead Effort to Improve Foster Care Services for America's Most Vulnerable Youth
Feb. 4, 2014 Portman Statement on Farm Bill Conference Report
Jan. 28, 2014 Portman Statement on the President's State of the Union Address
Jan. 17, 2014 Weekly Column: Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jan. 14, 2014 GOP Senators Negotiating Unemployment Insurance Issue Joint Statement
Jan. 9, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
Jan. 8, 2014 Armstrong Flight Center
Jan. 8, 2014 Business Journal Daily - Brown Touts Benefits Extension, Job Creation Aid
Jan. 8, 2014 Portsmouth Daily Times - Senators seek ways to extend unemployment
Jan. 8, 2014 Portman Offers Amendment to Prevent Duplicative Spending By Ending Double-Dipping between Unemployment & Disability Benefits
Jan. 8, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act -- Motion To Proceed
Jan. 7, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act -- Motion To Proceed
Jan. 7, 2014 Cleveland.com - Senate Agrees to Proceed with Unemployment-Benefits Extension, with Both Ohio Senators Voting Yes
Jan. 7, 2014 Portman Statement in Support of Continuing Debate Over How to Address Unemployment Insurance
Aug. 12, 2013 Blog: Weekly Column: How Washington is Impeding the Economic Recovery
July 5, 2013 Portman Statement on June Jobs Report
Feb. 13, 2013 Portman Asks Treasury Secretary Nominee Jacob Lew Tough Questions Regarding Mahoning Valley Delphi Salaried Retirees Stripped of Pensions
Jan. 4, 2013 Portman Statement on December Jobs Report
Nov. 2, 2012 Portman Statement on October Jobs Report
Oct. 28, 2012 Fox News "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript
Oct. 19, 2012 Portman Statement on September Ohio Jobs Report
Oct. 14, 2012 ABC "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" - Transcript
Sept. 20, 2012 Bennet, Portman Introduce CAREER Act
Sept. 20, 2012 Senate Leadership
Sept. 7, 2012 Portman Statement on August Jobs Report
July 6, 2012 Portman Statement on June Jobs Report
June 13, 2012 Politico - We can do better on economy
June 1, 2012 Portman Statement on May Jobs Report
May 17, 2012 Letter to Leader Reid
May 4, 2012 Portman Statement on April Jobs Report
Feb. 29, 2012 Cincinnati Enquirer - Romney Can Turn US Around
Feb. 3, 2012 Portman Statement on January Jobs Report
Dec. 22, 2011 Portman Statement on Payroll Tax Cut, Unemployment Insurance and Seniors' Access to Medical Care
Sept. 16, 2011 Portman Statement on Ohio's August Unemployment Report
July 8, 2011 Portman Statement on June's Unemployment Report
Jan. 7, 2011 December Jobs Numbers Highlight Need For Pro-Job Environment In Washington
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