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Tom Carper's Public Statements

Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' Richard Carper
Office: U.S. Senate (DE) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Martha Ann; 2 Children: Benjamin, Christopher
Birth Date: 01/23/1947
Birth Place: Beckley, WV
Home City: Wilmington, DE
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Issue Position: Social Security
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Housing
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Defense
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Energy and Environment
Issue Position: Education
July 3, 2014 Newsletter: Happy Independence Day!
June 30, 2014 Senator Carper Reacts to Hobby Lobby Decision: The Supreme Court Got It Wrong, Plain and Simple
June 27, 2014 Newsletter: One Year Later: A Call to Action
June 27, 2014 Carper, Coons, Carney Join USDA Rural Development to Announce Energy-Saving Initiatives in Seven Delaware Municipalities
June 27, 2014 Chairman Carper Marks the One Year Anniversary of the Passage of Comprehensive Immigration Reform in the Senate
June 26, 2014 Chairman Carper Highlights New GAO Report on Virtual Currencies
June 25, 2014 Sen. Carper Applauds Passage of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
June 25, 2014 Sen. Carper Applauds Administration Progress on Climate Action Plan
June 25, 2014 Sen. Carper Introduces Amendment to Restore Purchasing Power of the Gas Tax for Highway Trust Fund
June 25, 2014 Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Approves OMB Director Nominee
June 24, 2014 Nomination of Leon Rodriguez to be Director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security
June 24, 2014 Sen. Carper Co-Sponsors Common Sense Campaign Finance Disclosure Bill
June 24, 2014 Chairman Carper Statement on Senate Confirmation of Leon Rodriguez to be Director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
June 24, 2014 Chairman Carper Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Enhance Nation's Cybersecurity Efforts
June 20, 2014 Senator Carper Highlights the 70th Anniversary of the G.I. Bill
June 20, 2014 Chairman Carper Holds Roundtable to Discuss Root Causes of Surge of Central American Migration
June 20, 2014 Chairman Carper Reacts to DHS 2014 Quadrennial Homeland Security Review
June 18, 2014 Senator Carper Reacts to Murphy-Corker Proposal on Transportation Funding
June 13, 2014 Letter to Robert Hale, Under Secretary and Chief Financial Officer of the Department of Defense, and Jon T. Rymer, Inspector General of the Department of Defense - Defense Department Plugging Numbers
June 12, 2014 Senators Raise Concerns Over Security of Radiological Materials at Industrial Sites
June 11, 2014 Sen. Carper Supports Improving Veterans Access to Health Care, Urges Further Reforms
June 6, 2014 Newsletter: Paying Tribute 70 Years Later
June 5, 2014 Chairman Carper: Today's Action Will Continue To Help Thousands Of Hard-Working, Upstanding Young Immigrants
June 5, 2014 Burwell Nomination
June 5, 2014 Sen. Carper Celebrates Senate Confirmation of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to Lead Health and Human Services Department
June 5, 2014 Sen. Carper Commends Gov. Markell, Sec. Foxx for Committing to Fix I-495 Bridge
June 4, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - NRC's Implementation of the Fukushima Near-Term Task Force Recommendations and Other Actions to Enhance and Maintain Nuclear Safety
June 4, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Evaluating Port Security: Progress Made and Challenges Ahead
June 2, 2014 Sen. Carper Lauds New EPA Carbon Proposal to Clean-up Existing Coal-Fired Plants
May 30, 2014 Sen. Carper Statement on General Eric Shinseki's Resignation
May 30, 2014 Chairman Carper Reminds Americans to Prepare for 2014 Hurricane Season
May 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings
May 27, 2014 Senators of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Praise USDA for Recognizing the Bay as a Critical Conservation Area
May 23, 2014 Chairman Carper Statement on President's Intent to Nominate Shaun Donovan as Director of the Office of Management and Budget
May 22, 2014 Committee Reports Legislation to Enhance DHS Cyber Personnel Authorities
May 22, 2014 Senator Carper Celebrates Passage of Water Resources Reform & Development Act of 2014
May 22, 2014 Senators Highlight New GAO Report on Improper Prescribing of Psychotropic Drugs to Foster Children
May 22, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Regarding Changing the Name of the Washington Redskins
May 21, 2014 Carper, Coons, Carney Announce Assistance to Agricultural Producers to Improve Water Quality in Chesapeake Bay Watershed
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