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Jack Reed's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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: Veterans
June 11, 2014 Reed Hails Passage of Bill to Address VA Failures, Reaffirm Commitment to Nation's Veterans
June 5, 2014 Reed Helps Advance Key Investments in Commerce, Justice, and Science
June 5, 2014 Appropriations Committee Green Lights Transportation and Housing Bill - See more at: http://www.reed.senate.gov/news/release/appropriations-committee-green-lights-transportation-and-housing-bill#sthash.4vCuSFc6.dpuf
May 30, 2014 Reed Calls for Systemic Fixes to VA Healthcare System
May 2, 2014 Reed Presents 90 Year Old World War II Veteran with Long Overdue Medals, Recognition
Feb. 12, 2014 Senate Approves Measure to Restore COLA Increases for Military Retirees
Feb. 6, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
Feb. 6, 2014 Statements on Introductions of Bills and Join Resolutions
Jan. 28, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Recent Changes to the U.S. Military Retirement System
Oct. 28, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Sept. 27, 2013 Reed and Whitehouse Work to Avert Government Shutdown
July 30, 2013 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Upgrade Veterans Housing
July 30, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 22, 2013 Reed Backs Action to Help Clear VA Claims Backlog
March 25, 2013 Senator Presents Sue Bodington the Jack Reed Advocacy Award for Work on Affordable Housing; Announces $4.79 Million to Help Homeless
Dec. 5, 2012 U.S. Senate Approves $631 Billion Defense Authorization Bill
Dec. 3, 2012 U.S. Senate Approves Reed's Bipartisan Housing Assistance for Veterans Amendment
Oct. 2, 2012 RI Veterans Cemetery Receives $1.1 Million
Sept. 21, 2012 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 19, 2012 Senate Passes Bipartisan Veterans' Benefits Bill
July 17, 2012 RI Receives Grants to Combat Veteran Homelessness
May 22, 2012 Reed, Durbin, Whitehouse, Begich, Biden Seek Expanded Housing Assistance for Troops
May 15, 2012 Fiscal Year 2013 National Defense Authorization Act
March 14, 2012 Reed Announces $1.3 Million to Help RI Homeless
Dec. 17, 2011 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012--Conference Report
Nov. 10, 2011 Reed Hails Passage of Veterans Jobs Bill
Nov. 9, 2011 Vow to Hire Heroes Act
Nov. 7, 2011 Reed Joins President Obama to Unveil New Jobs Initiative for Veterans
July 15, 2011 Reed Announces Nearly $115,000 to Help Homeless Vets
March 10, 2011 Democrats Stand with Veterans Advocates To Oppose Republicans' Extreme Plan That Would Deny Housing To 10,000 Homeless Veterans
Aug. 5, 2010 Reed Announces Technology Upgrades to Help Benefit RI Veterans
July 29, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Eric K. Shinseki Department of Veterans Affairs
July 22, 2010 U.S. Senate Approves Supplemental Funding for Wars, Veterans, and Disaster Relief
Jan. 27, 2010 Panel Approves Reed's Bill to Help Prevent Veteran Homelessness
Nov. 19, 2009 Senate Passes Sweeping Reform for Veterans and Their Caregivers
Nov. 6, 2009 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
Nov. 6, 2009 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
July 30, 2009 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 13, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs - Nominations
March 26, 2009 Congresional Delegation Announces Federal Funds for RI Veterans
May 22, 2008 Reed Hails Passage of 21st Century G.I. Bill to Support America's Veterans
May 21, 2008 Supplemental Appropriations
Feb. 8, 2008 U.S. Senate Adds Seniors and Veterans to Economic Stimulus Package
Nov. 7, 2007 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008--Conference Report --
Sept. 5, 2007 Reed Joins Senators and Veterans to Highlight Democratic Efforts to Fund Veteran Affairs
Sept. 5, 2007 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008
Sept. 5, 2007 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008
Sept. 4, 2007 Military Construction and Appropriations Act, 2008
May 29, 2007 Reed Announces Plan to Help Reduce Homelessness
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