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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
Jan. 8, 2014 Portman Offers Amendment to Prevent Duplicative Spending By Ending Double-Dipping between Unemployment & Disability Benefits
Jan. 8, 2014 Portsmouth Daily Times - Senators seek ways to extend unemployment
Jan. 8, 2014 Armstrong Flight Center
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
Jan. 7, 2014 Budget Act Section 114(c)
Jan. 6, 2014 Portman Cosponsors Bill Promoting Religious Freedom in Middle East
Jan. 6, 2014 Portman Statement on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Great Lakes Invasive Species Report
Dec. 30, 2013 Portman Statement on Federal Aviation Administration's Decision Regarding Unmanned Aerial System Test Site Locations
Dec. 23, 2013 Portman Meets with Mayors of Findlay, Ottawa & Tiffin in NW Ohio to Discuss Path Forward Following Blanchard River Flooding
Dec. 23, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez - Stop OSHA's Illegal Regulatory Actions
Dec. 20, 2013 Getting Things Done For Ohio In 2013
Dec. 20, 2013 Portman Cosponsors the Nuclear Weapon Free Iran Act
Dec. 20, 2013 Portman Cosponsors Bill to Require Exchanges to Disclose Plans with Abortion Coverage
Dec. 19, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2014
Dec. 19, 2013 Your Tax Dollars...Down The Drain: DOE Puts Dancers & Filmmakers In Charge of Installing Energy Retrofits, Chaos Ensues
Dec. 18, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, Trade Representative Michael Froman - Protect Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. from Chinese Factory Actions
Dec. 17, 2013 Portman and Brown Applaud Trade Ruling in Favor of Ohio-Based Steel Producers ArcelorMittal, AK Steel
Dec. 17, 2013 Community Fire Safety Act
Dec. 17, 2013 Defense Authorization Bill Includes Portman-Whitehouse Asset Tracking Provision
Dec. 17, 2013 Senate Approves Portman Measure to Stop EPA's Dangerous Regulation of Fire Hydrants
Dec. 17, 2013 Portman Statement on Bipartisan Budget Agreement
Dec. 17, 2013 Budget Agreement
Dec. 16, 2013 Treasury Responds to Portman's Letter and Agrees to Ease Up on Regulation that Threatens the Retirement Security of American Workers
Dec. 16, 2013 The Hill - The DATA Act Will Shed Light on Government Spending
Dec. 13, 2013 Senate Auto Caucus Chairs Portman, Levin Call on TPA Bill to Include Strong Currency Provisions
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to United States Trade Representative, Ambassador Michael Froman, and U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack - Address Barriers to U.S. Pork Exports
Dec. 12, 2013 Portman, Wyden Anti-Trafficking Measures Move Forward
Dec. 12, 2013 Portman Statement on Unrest in Ukraine
Dec. 12, 2013 Portman Cosponsors Effort to Stop EPA's Dangerous Regulation of Fire Hydrants
Dec. 11, 2013 Portman Initiative to Ensure Missile Defense Agency Is Fully Prepared for Possible Missile Defense East Coast Site Included in Draft NDAA Deal
Dec. 11, 2013 Nomination of Patricia M. Wald to be a Member of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board
Dec. 11, 2013 Hirono's Bipartisan Amendment to Promote Telehealth in Military Health System Included in Defense Authorization Deal
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Education Secretary Arne Duncan - Continue Working with Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
Dec. 10, 2013 Portman Statement on Lifeline in NDAA for Abrams Tank at Lima's JSMC
Dec. 9, 2013 Cincinnati Enquirer - Ending Future Government Shutdowns
Dec. 8, 2013 Portman Statement on Efforts to Help US Exporters at WTO Ministerial in Bali
Dec. 5, 2013 Portman Continues Push for Marietta Workers in Global Negotiations
Dec. 3, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz - Urge DOE to Identify Plans to Preserve Nuclear Enrichment Project at Piketon
Nov. 27, 2013 Portman Honors Ohioans Celebrating Hanukkah
Nov. 26, 2013 Weekly Column: Supporting Small Business Saturday
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Barbara Boxer, David Viter, Bill Shuster, and Nick J. Rahall Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Penny S. Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Continued Enforcement of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty on Tubular Goods from China
Nov. 24, 2013 Portman Statement on Administration's Deal with Iran on its Nuclear Program
Nov. 22, 2013 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Leadership, JFK-style, Means Doing the Hard Things
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to Secretary Jacob Lew, Treasury Department - Regulatory Flaw that Threatens the Retirement Security of American Workers
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Under Secretary of Defense Frank Kendall - Akron's Lockheed Martin Employees
Nov. 20, 2013 Portman Supports Measures to Improve Behavioral Health System
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