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Jay Rockefeller IV's Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

Full Name: John 'Jay' D. Rockefeller IV
Office: U.S. Senate (WV) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/1984
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sharon; 4 Children: John, Valerie, Charles, Justin
Birth Date: 06/18/1937
Birth Place: New York, NY
Home City: Charleston, WV
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Aug. 1, 2014 Improving Passenger Safety Aboard Cruise Ships
July 23, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - The Cruise Passenger Protection Act (S.1340): Improving Consumer Protections for Cruise Passengers
July 16, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - At a Tipping Point: Consumer Choice, Consolidation and the Future Video Marketplace
July 11, 2014 The NCAA Must Do More to Protect College Athletes
July 9, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Promoting the Well-Being and Academic Success of College Atheletes
July 3, 2014 Honoring Our Freedoms and Independence By Serving Others
July 2, 2014 Rockefeller Statement on 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act
May 28, 2014 Rockefeller Statement Ahead of the White House Summit on Youth Sports Safety and Concussions
May 22, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Regarding Changing the Name of the Washington Redskins
May 14, 2014 Rockefeller and Thune Introduce U.S. Anti-Doping Agency Reauthorization
May 13, 2014 Letter to Mark Emmert, President of the National Collegiate Athletic Association - Possible Exploitation of Student-Athletes
April 9, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Executive Session
April 9, 2014 Commerce Committee Passes Sport Fishing Bill
April 9, 2014 Udall Bill to Curb False Advertising Claims on Protective Sports Gear Clears Commerce Committee
Feb. 26, 2014 Rockefeller Statement on Anniversary of Buffalo Creek Disaster
Feb. 12, 2014 Rockefeller, Thune Bill Aims to Protect Fishing Habitats, Boost Sport-Fishing Opportunities
Jan. 18, 2014 Rockefeller Statement on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Nov. 12, 2013 Rockefeller Introduces Bill to Promote a Consumer-Centric Video Marketplace
Nov. 7, 2013 Rockefeller Says Heritage Area Bill Will Strengthen Tourism, Economic Opportunities in WV
Oct. 30, 2013 Udall, Rockefeller React to New Report on Sports Equipment & Concussions
Oct. 30, 2013 Rockefeller, Udall React to New IOM Report on Sports Equipment and Concussions
Sept. 11, 2013 Rockefeller Marks 9/11 Anniversary with Call to Public Service
Aug. 15, 2013 Rockefeller Statement on West Virginia's New Rules to Limit Youth Sports Concussions
Aug. 1, 2013 Rockefeller Introduces Tax Bills to Make Sure Cruise Lines Are Paying Their Fair Share
July 24, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Cruise Industry Oversight
July 23, 2013 Rockefeller Seeks Passenger Safety Reforms in Cruise Ship Industry
June 20, 2013 Governor Tomblin, Congressional Delegation Celebrate West Virginia's 150th Birthday
May 22, 2013 Rockefeller Introduces Legislation to Protect Young Athletes from Concussion
May 22, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 10, 2013 Caring for Our Mothers Just as They Care for Us
March 25, 2013 Rockefeller Calls for Greater Protections for Children from Violent Media Content
March 14, 2013 Rockefeller Baffled by Carnival Cruise's Seeming Failure to Address Safety Issues
Jan. 24, 2013 Rockefeller Reintroduces Bill to Study Impact of Violent Content on Kids
Jan. 24, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Dec. 19, 2012 Rockefeller Introduces Bill to Study Violent Video Games Impact on Children
Dec. 17, 2012 Rockefeller Calls for Stronger Anti-gun Violence Laws, Improved Access to Mental Health Care, and Better Oversight of Violent Video Games to Protect Children and Families
Sept. 11, 2012 Rockefeller Honors 9/11 Victims by Encouraging Day of Service
Aug. 16, 2012 Rockefeller, Udall Applaud FTC Action to Protect Consumers From Unscientific Marketing Claims Related to Concussions
July 23, 2012 Blumenthal, USOC Announce "Made In America" is Now Permanent USOC Policy
July 17, 2012 Rockefeller says U.S. Olympic Athletes Should Wear Uniforms Made in America
July 3, 2012 On July 4, Rockefeller Applauds West Virginia's Spirit of Coming Together
June 6, 2012 Rockefeller, Manchin, and Rahall Meet with Families who Lost Loved Ones at Upper Big Branch Mine
April 12, 2012 As Part of Youth Sports Safety Month, Rockefeller Works to Raise Awareness of Injuries that Could Harm the Health of Young Athletes
Nov. 17, 2011 Tourism Vital to West Virginia's Job Growth, Economic Development
Nov. 17, 2011 Tourism Vital to West Virginia's Job Growth, Economic Development
Oct. 28, 2011 Rockefeller Congratulates WVU on Joining the Big 12
Oct. 12, 2011 Rockefeller Bill Would Protect Fishing Habitat, Boost Sport-Fishing Opportunities
Aug. 8, 2011 Letter to the President
June 20, 2011 Rockefeller Commemorates West Virginia Day
June 13, 2011 Letter to Daniel K. Inouye, Thad Cochran, Jack Reed, and Lisa Murkowski, Senate Committee on Appropriations
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