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Jack Reed's Public Statements

Full Name: John 'Jack' Francis Reed
Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Julia; 1 Child: Emily
Birth Date: 11/12/1949
Birth Place: Cranston, RI
Home City: Jamestown, RI
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Education
Issues & Legislation
Issue Position: Federal Funding
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Defense
Issue Position: Housing
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Gun Safety
Issue Position: Foreign Affairs
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Economy & Budget
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Crime
Issue Position: Social Security
Issue Position: Emergency Response and Natural Disasters
Issue Position: Working Men and Women
Aug. 19, 2014 Reed Helps Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Job Corps & A Decade of Service to RI's Youth at Exeter Job Corps
Aug. 18, 2014 Reed, NEA Chairman Jane Chu, & Leading Arts Advocates Tour "Art Works" RI
Aug. 18, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education and Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Treasury - Raise Awareness of Higher Education Tax Credits
Aug. 14, 2014 Letter to Senator Mikulski, Senator Shelby, Senator Udall, and Senator Johanns - Stop Postal Service Cuts
Aug. 14, 2014 Reed's Steadfast Support for Refuge Funding Honored by the Cooperative Alliance for Refuge Enhancement
Aug. 14, 2014 RI Social Service Agencies to Get $680,000 in Federal Funds for Emergency Food and Shelter Programs
Aug. 14, 2014 Reed, Whitehouse & Langevin Announce $772,000 in Funding for Firefighters in Warwick & Johnston
Aug. 13, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Take Action on Inverted Federal Contractors
Aug. 8, 2014 Reed Statement on Humanitarian Aid Mission & Air Strikes Against Islamic State Militants in Iraq
Aug. 8, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - Oil & Gas Drilling off the East Coast
Aug. 6, 2014 Reed Statement on Decision by Walgreens to Maintain Headquarters in the U.S.
Aug. 5, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Address Corporate Tax Avoidance Through Executive Action
Aug. 5, 2014 Congressional Delegation Announces $6.2 Million in Additional Medicare Payments for Four RI Hospitals
Aug. 5, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Perform Better Oversight of For-Profit Colleges
Aug. 5, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Investigate 'Aggressive Debt Collection Actions' Against Active Military Members
Aug. 4, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - E-Cigarettes
Aug. 4, 2014 Reed Celebrates National Oyster Day and RI's Growing Aquaculture Industry
Aug. 1, 2014 Congress Approves Reed Bill to Modernize Federal Definition of Trauma
Aug. 1, 2014 Reed and Murkowski Release Chairman's Mark of Interior, Environment & Related Agencies Appropriations Bill
Aug. 1, 2014 Sens. Reed & Whitehouse Host Conversation With Minority Business Owners About Job Growth
July 31, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 31, 2014 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2014 -- Motion to Proceed
July 31, 2014 Reed Takes Action to Help Address Drug Overdose Epidemic
July 31, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Review of Allotment System Abuses Must Be a Priority
July 30, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 29, 2014 U.S. Senate Passes Short-Term Bill to Help Refill Highway Trust Fund
July 29, 2014 Reed, McCain, Pelosi, Miller Launch Bipartisan Hidden Heroes Congressional Caucus for Military & Veteran Caregivers
July 28, 2014 Reed: Improving Energy Efficiency Can Jolt RI Job Growth & Save Consumers and Taxpayers Money
July 25, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation -
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