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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements on Issue: Animals and Wildlife

Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Nov. 21, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Ryan Zinke, Secretary of US Department of the Interior - Elephant Trophy Decision
April 4, 2017 Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Wildlife Conservation Legislation
March 29, 2017 Senators Form Bipartisan Alliance To Address Marine Debris Crisis
Nov. 16, 2016 American Energy and Conservation Act of 2016 -- Motion to Proceed
June 17, 2016 Letter to Mr. Daniel Calleja Crespo, Director General-DG Environment, European Commission - Urge European Union to Reject Proposed Lobster Ban
June 7, 2016 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2017
May 18, 2016 Senate Approves Bill to Implement Fisheries Treaties
April 28, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Members of Congress Call on USDA to Protect Marine Mammals
Dec. 18, 2015 Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016
Nov. 5, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerning Appropriations Riders on the Endangered Species Act
Oct. 22, 2015 Bill Will Give NOAA, Coast Guard More Enforcement Tools Against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
Oct. 21, 2015 Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing Enforcement Act of 2015
Aug. 5, 2015 U.S. Senate Approves Whitehouse-Vitter Estuary Legislation
July 31, 2015 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of Office of Management and Budget - Protection of Captive Orcas and Marine Mammals
June 25, 2015 $475,000 in Federal Grants to Help RI Fishermen & Scientists Team Up on Sustainability Studies
May 19, 2015 Ensuring Tax Exempt Organizations the Right to Appeal Act
May 12, 2015 Reed, Whitehouse & Langevin Announce $182,000 in Federal Funding for Oyster Study
Dec. 16, 2014 Senate Oceans Caucus Co-Chairs Urge Fishing Community to Submit Comments on New Pirate Fishing Regulations
Nov. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protect Bees from Pesticides
Sept. 12, 2014 Governor Chafee, R.I. DEM Director Coit, Congressional Delegation and Local Officials Tour Hillsdale Forest and Wildlife Reservation
July 18, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Administration's Approval of Seismic Testing on Eastern Seaboard
June 17, 2014 Whitehouse Applauds Expanded Protections for Oceans & Fishermen
May 29, 2014 RI Set to Receive $1.9 Million in Groundfish Disaster Relief Funds
May 7, 2014 Climate Change
April 3, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
March 10, 2014 Climate Change
Feb. 26, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Fighting to Reauthorize National Estuary Program
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary Department of Commerce - Waive State Matching Requirment on Behalf of New Hampshire Fisheries
Feb. 12, 2014 Senate Oceans Caucus Fighting Against Pirate Fishing
Sept. 17, 2013 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013
April 24, 2013 Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013
April 9, 2013 Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013
April 1, 2013 Whitehouse Reintroduces National Endowment for the Oceans
Feb. 1, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk - Trade and Food Safety
Jan. 28, 2013 Fisheries Disaster Funding
Sept. 20, 2012 Climate Change
Sept. 18, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Boehner, and Minority Leader Pelosi
Sept. 13, 2012 Delegation Supports Disaster Declaration for Northeast Fishery
June 1, 2012 Whitehouse to Receive Peter Benchley Ocean Award for Excellence in Policy
Feb. 3, 2012 New England Senators to Commerce Department: Don't Sink Historic Cod Fishing Industry
Nov. 15, 2011 Letter to Ken Salazar, Secretary of Interior - Wilderness Designation for Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
March 30, 2011 Administration Sending Economic Assessment Team to Point Judith
March 16, 2011 Whitehouse Applauds NOAA Increase of Butterfish Catch Limits
Sept. 3, 2010 Coast Guard Denies Weaver's Cove LNG Appeal
June 25, 2010 Sens. Lautenberg, Snowe, Whitehouse, Cantwell Introduce Coastal Jobs Creation Act of 2010
May 13, 2010 Bishop Pushes Back Against Proposed Fishing Regulations
Aug. 14, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Barbara Boxer, Chairman, Senate Environment and Public Works Committee
Feb. 11, 2009 Whitehouse Meets with Actor and Oceans Advocate Ted Danson
Aug. 26, 2008 Letter to The Honorable Dirk Kempthorne, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior
June 3, 2008 Climate Security Act of 2008--Motion to Proceed--Continued
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