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Joe Biden, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

Full Name: Joseph 'Joe' Robinette Biden, Jr.
Office: Vice President, Democratic President of the Senate
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jill; 4 Children: Beau, Hunter, Ashley, Naomi (deceased)
Birth Date: 11/20/1942
Birth Place: Scranton, PA
Home City: Wilmington, DE
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Amtrak
Issue Position: Climate Change
Issue Position: Energy
May 16, 2014 Remarks by the President and Vice President on the Need for Congress to Pass Transportation Funding
May 9, 2011 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces $2 Billion for High-Speed Intercity Rail Projects to Grow Jobs, Boost U.S. Manufacturing and Transform Travel in America
Feb. 8, 2011 Vice President Biden Announces Six Year Plan to Build National High-Speed Rail Network
Jan. 26, 2011 Vice President Biden Announces Plan to Put One Million Advanced Technology Vehicles on the Road by 2015
Nov. 23, 2010 Remarks by the President and Vice President to Chrysler Plant Workers in Kokomo, Indiana
June 21, 2010 USDOT and HUD Launch Groundbreaking, Collaborative Effort to Create Sustainable, Livable Communities
April 21, 2010 Remarks by the Vice President Announcing Recovery Act "Retrofit Ramp-Up" Awards on Eve of Earth Day
March 18, 2010 Vice President Biden Announces 10,000 Recovery Act Transportation Projects Now Under Way
Oct. 27, 2009 Vice President Biden Announces Reopening of Former GM Boxwood Plant
Oct. 8, 2009 Vice President Biden Updates President Obama on Recovery Act Year-End Progress
Sept. 3, 2009 Remarks By The Vice President On The 200 Days Of The American Recovery And Reinvestment Act
Aug. 13, 2009 Statement From Vice President Biden On launch Of $2.3 Billion Recovery Act Green Manufacturer Tax Credit Program
June 25, 2009 Remarks By Secretary Of Transportation Ray LaHood And Vice President Joseph Biden During A Recovery Act Implementation Meeting
May 12, 2009 Remarks By Vice President Joe Biden To The 2009 Legislative Conference Of The American Federation Of State, County And Municipal Employees
April 16, 2009 Remarks By The President And The Vice President On A Vision For High-Speed Rail
April 13, 2009 Remarks by President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden
March 19, 2009 Middle Class Task Force Holds Town Hall Meeting on the Recovery Act
March 19, 2009 Opening Remarks by Vice President Joe Biden; Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education; Shaun Donovan, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development; Ray LaHood, Secretary of Transportation; and Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture at a Town Hall Meeting
March 13, 2009 Remarks by Vice President Joe Biden
March 3, 2009 Remarks by President Barack Obama, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, and Vice President Joe Biden
Feb. 5, 2009 Remarks by Vice President Joe Biden
May 22, 2008 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 21, 2008 Letter to Mr. Richard Anderson, Chief Executive Officer, Delta Air Lines, Inc. and Mr. Doug Steenland, Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Airlines
Feb. 19, 2008 BIDEN Applauds Amtrak Security Improvements
Nov. 21, 2007 Biden Connects the Dots on Air Travel
Nov. 8, 2007 Senate & House Override President's Veto of Water Resources Bill
Oct. 30, 2007 Biden & Carper Support Amtrak, Passenger Rail Service and Safety
Sept. 19, 2007 USA Today - Army Wants 10,000 New Armored Vehicles
Aug. 3, 2007 Biden : "We Cannot Afford Another Failing Report Card on Homeland Security"
July 27, 2007 Sens. Biden & Carper Praise Final Passage of 9-11 Security Bill
July 20, 2007 USA Today: Autumn Will Be Crucial Time For MRAP Project
May 23, 2007 Biden Calls on President to Make Mine Resistant Vehicles a National Priority
May 14, 2007 Delaware's Congressional Delegation Issues Statement on Today's Announcement Regarding the Sale of Chrysler
April 26, 2007 Biden: Don't Veto Our Troops' Safety
March 29, 2007 Biden Introduces Major Legislation Designed to Jump Start American Auto Industry
March 22, 2007 Biden Advocates More Funding for Armored Vehicles
March 5, 2007 Bloomberg: Obama, Biden Sponsor Bill with Tax Breaks for Auto Fuel Gains
Feb. 8, 2007 Delaware Congressional Delegation Sends Letter to Chrysler CEO
Feb. 8, 2007 Letter: To Thomas W. LaSorda, Chief Executive Officer of Chrysler Group
Jan. 16, 2007 Associated Press: Trains Can Be Easy Terror Targets
Sept. 28, 2006 Des Moines Register - Let's Take Steps to Become Less Dependent on Oil
Sept. 15, 2006 Senator Biden on Ford Motor Company's Announcement of Plant Closings and Lay-Offs
Sept. 14, 2006 Biden Measure to Increase Rail Security Passes Senate
July 19, 2006 20/20 Vision's National Summit on Energy Security
July 19, 2006 Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Introduce Legislation to Reduce Gasoline Consumption by Half a Trillion Gallons, 13.1 Million Barrels of Oil, by 2028
July 14, 2006 Biden, Carper Secure Federal Screeners to Protect New Castle Airport
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