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June 23, 2016 Senators Collins, Whitehouse Hold Hearing on Care Models that Relieve Suffering, Respect Patients' Choices in the Face of Serious Illnesses Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
June 23, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Special Committee on Aging- "The Right Care at the Right Time: Ensuring Person - Centered Care for Individuals with Serious Illness," Opening Statement Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
April 28, 2016 Rhode Island Earns Federal Support for Innovative New Program to Improve Care for Elders and Adults with Disabilities Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Cranston, RI
April 28, 2016 Rhode Island Earns Federal Support for Innovative New Program to Improve Care for Elders and Adults with Disabilities Rep. David Cicilline Cranston, RI
April 28, 2016 Rhode Island Earns Federal Support for Innovative New Program to Improve Care for Elders and Adults with Disabilities Rep. James Langevin Cranston, RI
April 28, 2016 Rhode Island Earns Federal Support for Innovative New Program to Improve Care for Elders and Adults with Disabilities Sen. John Reed Cranston, RI
April 15, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Jacob Lew, Secretary of Treasury - Warning Treasury Secretary That Looming Pension Cuts Would Hurt Retirees in Minnesota, Across Country Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
April 15, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Jacob Lew, Secretary of Treasury - Warning Treasury Secretary That Looming Pension Cuts Would Hurt Retirees in Minnesota, Across Country Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
April 7, 2016 Blumenthal, Whitehouse, Franken, Casey Introduce Elder Protection and Abuse Prevention Act Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
March 24, 2016 Letter to Chairman Cole and Ranking Member DeLauro - Fully Fund Senior Community-Based Programs Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
March 16, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies and the Honorable Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Support for Seniors Program Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
March 16, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies and the Honorable Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Support for Seniors Program Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
March 3, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Save Senior Programs Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Feb. 2, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Kenneth Feinberg, Special Master for Implementation of the Treasury Department - On the Protection of Pension Plans of Central State Pension Plans Sen. John Reed Unknown
Feb. 2, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Kenneth Feinberg, Special Master for Implementation of the Treasury Department - On the Protection of Pension Plans of Central State Pension Plans Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Unknown
Dec. 1, 2015 Seniors and Veterans Emergency Benefits Act Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Refusing to Vote For Any Budget Deal That Cuts Medicare, Medicaid or Social Security Benefits Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Oct. 15, 2015 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissoner of the Social Security Administration - Requesting a Formal Review of the Methods Used to Calculate Annual Cost of Living Adjustments Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Providence, RI
Oct. 15, 2015 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissoner of the Social Security Administration - Requesting a Formal Review of the Methods Used to Calculate Annual Cost of Living Adjustments Sen. John Reed Providence, RI
Oct. 13, 2015 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration - Decision Denying Cost of Living Adjustment to Seniors Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Oct. 13, 2015 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration - Decision Denying Cost of Living Adjustment to Seniors Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
Oct. 9, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Secretay of the Health and Human Services - Releasing LIHEAP Funds Without Delay and At As High a Level As Possible. Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
Sept. 23, 2015 Letter to Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Calling on Medicare & Medicaid to Ban Long-Term Care Facilities from Using Unfair Arbitration Clauses Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Sept. 23, 2015 Letter to Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Calling on Medicare & Medicaid to Ban Long-Term Care Facilities from Using Unfair Arbitration Clauses Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
July 31, 2015 Whitehouse, Langevin, & Cicilline Mark 50 Years of Medicare & Medicaid in Rhode Island Rep. James Langevin Providence, RI
July 31, 2015 Whitehouse, Langevin, & Cicilline Mark 50 Years of Medicare & Medicaid in Rhode Island Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Providence, RI
July 31, 2015 Whitehouse, Langevin, & Cicilline Mark 50 Years of Medicare & Medicaid in Rhode Island Rep. David Cicilline Providence, RI
July 30, 2015 Providence Journal - Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse: Medicare, Medicaid Mark 50 Years of Success Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Unknown
July 29, 2015 50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
July 29, 2015 Reed Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Medicare & Medicaid Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
July 22, 2015 New GAO Report Finds Serious Vulnerabilities to Waste and Fraud with Medicare Provider List Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
July 16, 2015 Older Americans Act Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington D.C.
July 13, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expand Social Security Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
June 17, 2015 Rhode Island Wins $229,000 to Prevent Medicare & Medicaid Fraud Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
June 3, 2015 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
May 18, 2015 Sen. Reed, RI Community Food Bank, USDA & RI Division of Elderly Affairs Launch New Food Assistance Program for Seniors Sen. John Reed Providence, RI
April 14, 2015 Medicare and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
April 1, 2015 Reed Visits East Providence Senior Living Facility to Cheer Impact of Federal Funding on Local Job Creation Sen. John Reed East Providence, RI
March 27, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee - Funding for Programs under the Older Americans Act Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
March 27, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee - Funding for Programs under the Older Americans Act Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
March 26, 2015 Langevin Statement on Sustainable Growth Rate Reform Rep. James Langevin Unknown
March 26, 2015 Medicare Access and Chip Reauthorization Act of 2015 Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
March 23, 2015 Whitehouse and Langevin Fighting to Protect Social Security Disability Benefits Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Unknown
March 23, 2015 Reed & Fung Announce $150K in Federal Funds to Boost Senior Volunteers in Cranston Sen. John Reed Cranston, RI
March 23, 2015 Whitehouse and Langevin Fighting to Protect Social Security Disability Benefits Rep. James Langevin Unknown
Feb. 25, 2015 Over 16,000 RIers Benefitted from Obamacare's Medicare "Doughnut Hole" Fix in 2014 Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Jan. 26, 2015 New Obama Administration Goals for Medicare Mirror Sen. Whitehouse Recommendations Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Jan. 22, 2015 Sen. Whitehouse and Rep. Neal Introduce Retirement Savings Bill Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Dec. 15, 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
Oct. 2, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Swiftly Release Federal Home Heating Aid Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
Oct. 2, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Swiftly Release Federal Home Heating Aid Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commisioner of the Social Security Administration - Same Sex Couples and Social Security Benefits Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commisioner of the Social Security Administration - Same Sex Couples and Social Security Benefits Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
Aug. 5, 2014 Congressional Delegation Announces $6.2 Million in Additional Medicare Payments for Four RI Hospitals Rep. David Cicilline Unknown
Aug. 5, 2014 Congressional Delegation Announces $6.2 Million in Additional Medicare Payments for Four RI Hospitals Sen. John Reed Unknown
Aug. 5, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Address Corporate Tax Avoidance Through Executive Action Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
Aug. 5, 2014 Congressional Delegation Announces $6.2 Million in Additional Medicare Payments for Four RI Hospitals Rep. James Langevin Unknown
Aug. 5, 2014 Congressional Delegation Announces $6.2 Million in Additional Medicare Payments for Four RI Hospitals Rep. James Langevin Unknown
Aug. 5, 2014 Congressional Delegation Announces $6.2 Million in Additional Medicare Payments for Four RI Hospitals Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Unknown
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
June 9, 2014 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
June 9, 2014 House Passes Langevin Amendment to Increase Accessibility in Public Transit Rep. James Langevin Unknown
April 10, 2014 Langevin Statement on the Ryan Republican Budget Rep. James Langevin Unknown
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 Sen. John Reed Unknown
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 Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Unknown
March 24, 2014 Nearly 14,000 RIers Benefitted from Obamacare's Medicare "Doughnut Hole" Fix in 2013 Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
March 17, 2014 Cicilline Delivers Nutritious Meals to Rhode Island Seniors Rep. David Cicilline Pawtucket, RI
March 5, 2014 Whitehouse Statement on President's 2015 Budget Plan Would Protect Seniors and Strengthen the RI Economy Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Don't Cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Don't Cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Feb. 12, 2014 Senate Approves Measure to Restore COLA Increases for Military Retirees Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2014 Cicilline Statement on Vote to Restore Military Retiree COLA Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Jan. 16, 2014 Baucus, Harkin, Whitehouse Highlight GAO Report Showing Coverage Before Medicare Is Key to Lower Costs Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Dec. 18, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Passage of Budget Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Dec. 17, 2013 Rhode Island Seniors Continue Benefitting from Health Care Law Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Dec. 16, 2013 Whitehouse Hosts Meeting with National Coalition to Highlight Rhode Island Leadership on Advanced Illness Care Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Providence, RI
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Unknown
Sept. 27, 2013 Reed and Whitehouse Work to Avert Government Shutdown Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Sept. 27, 2013 Reed and Whitehouse Work to Avert Government Shutdown Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
Aug. 2, 2013 Medicare Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Jeanne Lambrew, Deputy Assistant to the President for Health Policy - Health Care Cost Savings Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
July 30, 2013 Health Care Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
July 2, 2013 Langevin Protests Cuts to Social Security Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
May 3, 2013 Whitehouse and Cicilline Hear from Warren Seniors Rep. David Cicilline Warren, RI
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 Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
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 Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
April 24, 2013 Reed Opposes Weakening Social Security and Veterans Benefits Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
April 24, 2013 Whitehouse Cosponsors Resolution Opposing Cuts to Social Security Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
April 22, 2013 81 Members of Congress Join Cicilline's Effort to Protect Social Security Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
April 10, 2013 Cicilline Statement on Inclusion of Chained CPI in President's Budget Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
April 10, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse: President's Budget Cuts Benefits for Seniors Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
April 9, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Vote Against Benefit Cuts Rep. David Cicilline Unknown
March 20, 2013 Affordable Care Act Anniversary Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
March 13, 2013 Whitehouse Statement on Senate Democrats' Budget Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
March 7, 2013 Whitehouse Cosponsors Bill to Strengthen Social Security Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Feb. 21, 2013 Reed Announces Over $115,000 for RI Senior Volunteers Sen. John Reed Cranston, RI
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Jan. 30, 2013 Budget Austerity Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
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