Senator Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Jr, Democratic
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11/17/17 Letter to Chuck Grassley, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Judiciary Democrats Denounce Grassley Blue Slip Decision 11/16/17 Collins, Whitehouse, Carper Request GAO Review of Air Quality Monitoring Networks 11/16/17 Letter to Kirstjen M. Nielsen, Principal Deputy Chief of Staff at the White House - Clarify Stance on DACA, the Dream Act & Temporary Protected Status 11/15/17 Letter to the Hon. Robert E. Lighthizer, US Trade Representative - Strong Protections for Workers 11/14/17 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Discharge Federal Student Loans of Defrauded Students 11/14/17 Whitehouse Statement on Inclusion of Individual Mandate Repeal in Tax Bill 11/13/17 Schatz, Senate Delegation Concludes Mission To UN Climate Conference 11/13/17 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Duke, DHS, and the Hon. Kevin McAleenan, US Customs and Border Protection - Call for Investigation to Immigration Arrests at Hospitals, Schools and Churches 11/13/17 Whitehouse Statement on Bonn Climate Conference 11/10/17 Whitehouse Statement on Senate Republican Tax Bill 11/09/17 Letter to Robert E. Murray, CEO, Murray Energy Corporation - Coal Baron's Marching Orders for EPA 11/09/17 Letter to the Hon. Nancy Berryhill, Acting Commissioner of the SSA - Details of Coordination with Trump Voter Fraud Commission 11/09/17 Letter to the Hon. Gene L. Dodaro, GAO - Examine Pruitt's Science Advisory Board Double Standard 11/09/17 Whitehouse Cosponsors Assault Weapons Ban 11/08/17 Letter to Jeff Sessions, Attorney General - Provide Guidance on Boosting Support for Forensic Labs In Efforts to Combat Opioid Epidemic 11/08/17 Letter to Mr. Neil Chatterjee, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission - Use Social Cost of Carbon in Review of Pipelines 11/08/17 Whitehouse CAlls for Release of Murray's Action Plan 11/08/17 Letter to the Hon. Jeff Sessions, Attorney General - Continue to Prioritize LGBTQ Youth in Key Programs 11/07/17 Letter to the Hon. William Emanuel, Member of the National Labor Relations Board - Warren Leads Senate Colleagues in Calling on NLRB Member to Disclose All Potential Conflicts of Interest 11/07/17 Letter to Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture - Senators Press For Consumer-Friendly GMO Labeling 11/07/17 Letter to the Hon. Eric D. Hargan, Acting Secretary of Health and Human Services - Prioritize LGBTQ Youth in Key Programs 11/04/17 Whitehouse Statement on Federal Climate Report 11/03/17 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump, President - Support Funding to Stem Opioid Epidemic 11/02/17 Letter to Jeff Sessions, Attorney General - Feinstein, Colleagues Urge Sessions to Protect Transgender Workers from Discrimination 11/02/17 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and the Hon. Chuck Schumer, Senate Minority Leader - King, Colleagues Urge Senate Leadership to Protect Prevention and Public Health Fund 11/02/17 Senators Introduce Bill to Ban Asbestos, Protect Public Health 11/02/17 Letter to Ms. Seema Verma, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Halt Proposals to hike Medicare Costs 11/02/17 Whitehouse Statement on Republican Tax Plan 11/02/17 Letter to the Hon. Ryan Zinke, Secretary of the DOI - Oppose Delay of BLM Waste Prevention Rule, Save Taxpayer Money and Protect Public Health 11/01/17 Letter to the Hon. Wilbur Ross, U.S. Department of Commerce - Sen. Franken Renews Call on Trump Administration To Maintain Scientific Integrity in National Climate Assessment Update 10/31/17 Letter to the Hon. Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - New England Members of Congress Demand Explanation for Silencing of EPA Scientists 10/31/17 Carper, Whitehouse Blast Pruitt's Unprecedented Move to Exclude Qualified Scientists from EPA Advisory Committees 10/30/17 Letter to Brock Long, FEMA Administrator and General Todd Semonite, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers - Senators Urge Administration to Expedite Infrastructure Repairs for Safety and Health for Those in Puerto Rico, Us Virgin Islands 10/30/17 Whitehouse Statement on Indictments, Plea in Mueller Investigation 10/27/17 Letter to Rod Rosenstein, Deputy Attorney General, Mark Inch, Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons - Reverse Cuts to Critical Halfway Houses and Other Programs that Reduce Recidivism 10/27/17 Letter to the Hon. Eric D. Hargan, Acting Secretary of Health and Human Services - Draft Strategic Plan for FY2018-2022 10/27/17 Letter to the Hon. Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Hon. William Long, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and Lieutenant General Todd Semonite, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers - Senator Harris, EPW Colleagues Request Update on Waste Cleanup in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands 10/27/17 Letter to Administrator Long and Lieutenant General Semonite - Expedite Power Restoration in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands 10/26/17 Letter to the Hon. Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Colleagues Urge EPA to Show Their Work on Clean Power Plan Repeal 10/26/17 Letter to the Hon. Jeff Sessions, Attorney General and the Hon. Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State - Grassley Leads Call for Administration to Protect American Victims of International Terrorism 10/26/17 Whitehouse Statement on Opioid Emergency Announcement 10/25/17 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Duke, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Colleagues Demand Trump Administration Protect DACA Information 10/25/17 Letter to President Donald J. Trump - Allow Government to Negotiate Lower Prices for Naloxone 10/25/17 Whitehouse, Merkley Call on Dourson to Address Key Ethics Concerns Ahead of Committee Vote 10/25/17 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Senators Demand DeVos Enforce Civil Rights Laws in Schools as Incidents of Harassment and Racism Increase Following President Trump's Election 10/25/17 Letter to President Donald Trump - Senators Call on President to Allow Government to Negotiate Lower Prices for Naloxone, a Life-Saving Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug 10/24/17 Whitehouse Statement on Repeal of CFPB Arbitration Rule 10/24/17 Letter to Michael Dourson, Adviser to the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Unconfirmed Nominee Running the Environmental Protection Agency 10/20/17 Letter to the Hon. John McCain, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, the Hon. Jack Reed, Ranking Member, the Hon. Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, The Hon. Adam Smith, Ranking Member - Buy American Requirements 10/20/17 Letter to Commissioners on the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity - Sensitive Voter Data

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