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Jack Reed's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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
June 25, 2014 RI Receives $3.85 Million to Expand Job-Driven Training Programs for Laid-off Workers
June 25, 2014 Reed Helps Pass Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
June 25, 2014 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
May 1, 2014 Reed, Heller Urge House to Vote on Bipartisan Unemployment Insurance Bill
April 8, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act - Motion to Proceed
March 13, 2014 U.S. Senators Reach Bipartisan Agreement to Restore Emergency Unemployment Insurance for Five Months
Jan. 18, 2014 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2013
Jan. 16, 2014 Congress Passes Bipartisan $1.1 Trillion Appropriations Bill
Nov. 19, 2013 Reed's Layoff Prevention Law Helps Save 950 RI Jobs
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Set Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers
July 30, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 7, 2013 Fox News "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript - Foreign Policy in the Middle East and Affordable Care Act
May 7, 2013 Statements On Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 9, 2013 On Equal Pay Day, Reed Urges Congress to Pass Paycheck Fairness Act
March 21, 2013 Reed Statement on Sequester-related Furlough Notices
March 5, 2013 Reed Seeks to Increase Minimum Wage
Feb. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Workplace Discrimination
Oct. 16, 2012 RI Federal & State Officials Outline $110 Million Federal Investment in Planned T.F. Green Airport Improvements
Oct. 5, 2012 Reed Calls for Expanded Job Training & Back-to-Work Initiatives
June 18, 2012 Obama Administration Issues New Guidance on Reed's Layoff Prevention Law
June 18, 2012 Providence Journal - U.S. Labor Department advances Sen. Reed's 'work-sharing' initiative
June 14, 2012 RI Receives Over $2.78 Million for Workforce Development
May 11, 2012 Reed Seeks to Shine Light on Risks of Indoor Tanning Beds
Feb. 21, 2012 Roll Call - Cardin Reluctantly Took Spotlight on Payroll Tax Debate
Feb. 17, 2012 Congress Sends Jobless Aid and Payroll Tax Cut Extension to Obama
Feb. 16, 2012 Reed Statement on Jobless Aid and Payroll Tax Cut Extension
Jan. 24, 2012 Statement by Senator Jack Reed on the President's State of the Union Address
Dec. 20, 2011 Reed Urges Republicans to End Stalemate and Actually Vote on Payroll Tax Cuts and UI
Dec. 17, 2011 Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011
Dec. 14, 2011 Benefits Expiration
Dec. 13, 2011 Reed: Cutting Payroll Taxes and Preserving UI Must be Top Priorities
Dec. 12, 2011 Reed Wants to Increase Job Training Opportunities and Help RI Businesses Find the Workers They Need
Dec. 2, 2011 Reed & Whitehouse Talk Economic Development and Job Growth at Clements' Marketplace
Nov. 30, 2011 Reed Presses for Payroll Tax Cut Extension
Nov. 10, 2011 Reed Hails Passage of Veterans Jobs Bill
Oct. 11, 2011 Reed Supports Jobs Bill
Sept. 12, 2011 Reed Joins with Obama Administration to Discuss his Legislation to Prevent Layoffs Included in the American Jobs Act
Aug. 17, 2011 Interior Launches Leasing Process for Commercial Wind Energy Offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts
July 14, 2011 Under Questioning from Reed, Bernanke Warns Government Default Would Be "Self-Inflicted Wound"
July 6, 2011 Reed Call for New National Plan to Help Save American Jobs
Feb. 14, 2011 Reed's Work Share-Jobs Retention Initiative Included in President's Budget Proposal
Sept. 29, 2010 Economic Recovery
July 20, 2010 Senate Votes to Extend Unemployment Insurance
July 19, 2010 Brown, Reed Join Economic Expert to Call on Republicans to Stop Blocking U.S. Economic Recovery
March 26, 2010 Continuing Extension Act of 2010
March 25, 2010 Continuing Extension Act of 2010--Motion to Proceed--Continued
March 18, 2010 President Obama Signs HIRE Act into Law
Feb. 26, 2010 Republicans Block Jobless Aid for Thousands of Rhode Islanders
Feb. 24, 2010 Reed Hails Passage of Bipartisan Bill As Critical Step Toward Reviving Economy
Feb. 22, 2010 U.S. Senate Advances Key Jobs Initiative to Spur Hiring
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