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Rob Portman's Public Statements

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
June 25, 2014 Portman's Endangered Species Stamp Bill Passes Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee
June 25, 2014 Letter to Ron Wyden, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee - Regarding an IRS Hearing
June 25, 2014 Letter to Ron Wyden, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance - Missing IRS Emails
June 25, 2014 Warren-Portman "Smart Savings Act" to Strengthen Retirement Savings Passes Homeland Security & Government Affairs Committee
June 25, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General, Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury, and Lee Goodman, Commissioner of the Federal Election Commission - Missing IRS Messages and Communications
June 25, 2014 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
June 23, 2014 Portman Announces DOD Grant to Assist Lima Community Affected by JSMC Drawdown
June 23, 2014 Portman Bill to Commemorate FDR's D-Day Prayer at the WWII Memorial Headed to the President for Signature
June 20, 2014 Portman, Brown Announce Agreement to Resolve HUD Barriers to Expand Cincinnati's City Gospel Mission
June 20, 2014 Letter to John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Missing IRS Emails
June 20, 2014 Weekly Column: Taliban Transfer Raises Troubling Questions
June 19, 2014 Bipartisan Coalition Introduces Sugar Reform Amendment to Appropriations Bill
June 17, 2014 Nomination of Peter Joseph Kadzik to be an Assistant Attorney General - Continued
June 17, 2014 Portman Algae Bill Passes the Senate, Heads to the President for Signature
June 17, 2014 Portman Outlines Budget Priorities, Ways to Address Debt and Deficit at National Press Club
June 12, 2014 Fox News: Congress Must Demand Answers on Bergdahl Prison Swap
June 11, 2014 Expressing the Sense of the Senate on the May 31, 2014, Transfer of Five Detainees From the Detention Facility At United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
June 11, 2014 Portman Supports Bipartisan Veterans Bill Improving Access to Private Care and Increasing Accountability
June 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Unity Government
June 10, 2014 USA Today- For Obama, Inaction Speaks Louder Than Words
June 10, 2014 Portman Applauds House Passage of Algae Bill
June 10, 2014 Portman Introduces Resolution Calling for an Investigation into National Security Impact of Detainee Transfer
June 6, 2014 Weekly Column: A Prayer for Freedom
June 6, 2014 Portman Highlights Bipartisan DATA Act During Visit with Battelle, Columbus Collaboratory, and Community Leaders in Data Analytics
June 5, 2014 Nomination of Carolyn Hessler-Radelet to be Director of the Peace Corps
June 5, 2014 Portman, Landrieu Effort to Commemorate FDR's D-Day Prayer with the Nation at the WWII Memorial Passes Senate
June 5, 2014 Burwell Nomination
June 5, 2014 FOX "The O'Reilly Factor" - Transcript: Taliban Deal
June 4, 2014 Portman Cosponsors Bill Giving Veterans More Healthcare Choices
June 4, 2014 Portman Discusses National Security Concerns Over Releasing Gitmo Detainees on CNN
June 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Cap-and-Trade Rule
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
June 2, 2014 Portman on Proposed EPA Rules for Existing Power Plants
May 30, 2014 Your Tax Dollars...Down the Drain: Washington Flushes Nearly $100,000 Down the Drain
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 29, 2014 Portman Calls for Immediate Release of Four International Observers in Ukraine
May 29, 2014 Portman Statement on Revised GDP Showing Economy Shrunk by 1 Percent
May 29, 2014 Portman Statement on Announcement of Double-Digit Insurance Premium Hike for Ohioans Purchasing Coverage on the ACA Exchange
May 28, 2014 Portman Applauds Southwestern Ohio Aerospace Region Designation as part of the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership
May 27, 2014 Letter to Barbara Boxer, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, and David Vitter, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works - Regarding Plan to Restore Great Lakes
May 23, 2014 Sens. Brown and Portman Applaud World Trade Organization Decision to Defend American Auto Exports Against Chinese Violation of International Trade Law
May 23, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Presidential Career and Technical Scholars Award Program
May 23, 2014 Portman Commends IRS Decision to Scrap Proposed Agency Rule Designed to Stifle Free Speech
May 23, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Commitment to Poland
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Enivironmental Protection Agency - Proposed Greenhouse Gas Regulations
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator - Regarding EPA Regulations on Coal
May 22, 2014 Portman Supports Water Bill That Will Help Ohio Communities
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
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