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Carl Levin's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Full Name: Carl Levin
Office: U.S. Senate (MI) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/1978
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Barbara; 3 Children: Kate, Laura, Erica
Birth Date: 06/28/1934
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Home City: Detroit, MI
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: Budget, Taxes and the Economy - Economic and Fiscal Policy
Issue Position: Minimum Wage
April 30, 2014 Minimum Wage Fairness Act - Motion to Proceed
April 18, 2014 On Raising the Minimum Wage
April 7, 2014 Levin Statement on Senate Vote to Extend Unemployment Insurance
April 7, 2014 Unemployment Extension
April 4, 2014 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 2, 2014 Letter to Mark Pryor, Chairman and Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - WIC Benefits
March 31, 2014 Lapse of Federal Unemployment Benefits Cost Economy Nearly $5 Billion in First Quarter of 2014
March 27, 2014 New State Data: Senate UI Agreement Would Benefit 2.8 Million Job-Seekers
Feb. 26, 2014 Senators Stabenow, Levin Announce Support for Housing Services in Kalamazoo County and Battle Creek
Feb. 26, 2014 Senators Stabenow, Levin Announce Support for Habitat for Humanity of Michigan
Feb. 26, 2014 Senators Stabenow, Levin Announce Support for Housing Services in Detroit and Oakland County
Feb. 26, 2014 Senators Stabenow, Levin Announce Support for Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency, Inc.
Feb. 4, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Jan. 28, 2014 Levin Statement on President's State of the Union Address
Jan. 14, 2014 Levin Statement on Republican Objection to Extending Unemployment Benefits
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Dec. 18, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2013--Continued
Dec. 16, 2013 New Michigan County-By-County Report Shows the Harm of Not Extending Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Republican Leader McConnell, Chairman Baucus, and Ranking Member Hatch - Urge Reauthorization of Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Push for LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 16, 2013 Senators Highlight GAO Report Detailing Improper Social Security Disability Insurance Payments
Aug. 5, 2013 Stabenow, Levin Announce Job Training Support for Homeless Women Veterans, Veterans with Families
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack, Department of Agriculture - Funding for the Emergency Food Assistance Program
Aug. 1, 2013 Levin Joins Stabenow, Wyden to Stop GOP Attempt to Cut Off Funding for Financially Strapped Communities
April 15, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Workforce Investment Act
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP
Dec. 3, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Unemployment Insurance Programs
Oct. 11, 2012 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services - Restore Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funds
Aug. 2, 2012 GAO Finds Thousands of Medicaid Providers Which Received Billions of Tax Dollars Are Tax Chets
May 31, 2012 Levin Announces AmeriCorps Grants for Eight Michigan Programs
Sept. 16, 2011 Congress Should Pass the American Jobs Act
March 28, 2011 Letter to Rick Snyder, Governor, State of Michigan
Dec. 17, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, United States Senate & The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Republican Leader, United States Senate
Dec. 15, 2010 Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2010
Dec. 13, 2010 Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2010
Dec. 4, 2010 Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2010
Nov. 23, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Daniel Inouye, Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriations
Sept. 17, 2010 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Chairman Baucus
Aug. 4, 2010 Senators Introduce Legislation to Extend Unemployment Insurance Benefits, Cut Taxes for Businesses that Put People Back to Work
July 21, 2010 American Jobs And Closing Tax Loopholes Act Of 2010
July 20, 2010 American Jobs And Closing Tax Loopholes Act Of 2010
March 10, 2010 Tax Extenders Act Of 2009
Feb. 23, 2010 Letter To Senator Harry Reid, Majority Leader, U.S. Senate and Senator Max Baucus, Chairman, Senate Finance Committee
Jan. 7, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LIHEAP
Dec. 19, 2009 Levin Praises Legislation That Helps Low-Income and Unemployed People
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