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Jack Reed's Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

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: Announced, 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
April 3, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Seniors Programs
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Don't Cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid
Feb. 12, 2014 Senate Approves Measure to Restore COLA Increases for Military Retirees
Sept. 27, 2013 Reed and Whitehouse Work to Avert Government Shutdown
April 26, 2013 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Tom Harkin and Jerry Moran - Senators Seek Support for Seniors
April 24, 2013 Reed Opposes Weakening Social Security and Veterans Benefits
Feb. 21, 2013 Reed Announces Over $115,000 for RI Senior Volunteers
Dec. 13, 2012 The Fiscal Cliff
April 26, 2012 Reed Applauds Proposed Medicare Wage Index Rule
Feb. 17, 2012 Congress Sends Jobless Aid and Payroll Tax Cut Extension to Obama
Nov. 30, 2011 Reed Presses for Payroll Tax Cut Extension
July 19, 2011 The Debt Crisis
Oct. 19, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader United States Senate
Jan. 22, 2010 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Chairman Baucus
May 6, 2009 RI Delegation Announces $250 in Economic Recovery Payments for 179,353 RI Social Security Recipients to Begin Going Out Tomorrow; Expected to Bring $51 Million State
Feb. 4, 2008 Senator Reed's Statement on the President's Budget Cuts
May 24, 2007 Reed-Roberts Bill Would Help Medicare Patients Receiving Home Oxygen Therapy to Breathe Easier
July 27, 2006 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 11, 2006 Letter to The President
May 1, 2006 Trustees' Report Again Shows No Social Security Crisis but Challenges for Medicare
Nov. 17, 2005 Tax Relief Act of 2005
Nov. 16, 2005 Pension Security and Transparency Act of 2005
June 29, 2005 Progressive Price Indexing
May 25, 2005 40 to 50-Year-Olds Would See Cuts in Social Security Benefits Under Private Accounts and Price Indexing
April 7, 2005 Social Security
March 8, 2005 Social Security Reform
March 2, 2005 Letter to President Bush
July 22, 2004 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions - S. 2754
Oct. 2, 2003 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Iraq and Afghanistan Security and Reconstruction Act, 2004
Aug. 1, 2003 The Economy
July 16, 2003 Federal News Service Transcript - Monetary Report of the Federal Reserve
May 23, 2003 Reed Votes Against Republican Tax Bill
May 15, 2003 Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Act (pt. 3)
May 14, 2003 Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Act of 2003 (cont.)
April 10, 2003 Joint Economic Committee Holds Hearing on Long-Term Financial Viability of Medicare
April 8, 2003 CARE Act of 2003
Jan. 9, 2003 State of the American Economy
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Social Security
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Medicare & Medicaid
Issue Position: Social Security
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