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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Science

Office: U.S. Senate (IL) - Sr, Democratic Assistant Minority Leader (Minority Whip)
Date Title
May 4, 2017 Durbin Announces Illinois Health, Science, And Research Priorities Included In Omnibus Appropriations Bill
March 15, 2017 Durbin Reintroduces Legislation To Preserve American Leadership In Biomedical And Scientific Research
March 6, 2017 Durbin, Casey Reintroduce Bill To Support Congenital Heart Defect Research
June 14, 2016 Durbin Statement on Space Launch Agreement in Defense Authorization
June 7, 2016 Durbin, Bipartisan Senators, Medical and Veterans Groups Call on Senate: Don't Strangle Medical Research Funding in Red Tape
March 18, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee; the Hon. Richard Shelby, Chairman of the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and the Hon. Barbara Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Push for Increased Federal Funding in Science and Engineering
Feb. 12, 2016 Letter to Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and Mitch McConnel, Senate Majority Leader - Importance of Women's Access to Reproductive Heath Care in Light of Spreading Virus
Feb. 2, 2016 Department of Energy Office of Science Funding
Feb. 2, 2016 Durbin - Alexander Amendment to Bipartisan Energy Bill Promotes Increased Funding for Scientific Research
Feb. 1, 2016 Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015
Jan. 28, 2016 Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015
Jan. 14, 2016 Durbin Calls for End to Ban On Centers for Disease Control Gun Violence Research
Jan. 13, 2016 Durbin Applauds President's State of the Union Commitment to Breakthrough Research & Discovery
Jan. 8, 2016 Durbin Announces Progress Towards Restoring U.S. Commitment to Scientific and Biomedical Research
Jan. 8, 2016 Letter to Thad Cochran, Senate Appropriations Chairman, Barbara Mikulski, Senate Appropriations Vice-Chairwoman, Roy Blunt, Senate Labor-HHS-Education Subcommitte Appropriations Chairman, and Patty Murray, Senate Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee Appropriations Ranking Member - Funds for Research into the Causes and Prevention of Gun Violence
Oct. 30, 2015 Trade Act of 2015
Oct. 28, 2015 The Budget
Oct. 6, 2015 Senator Meets with Fermi Director to Discuss Support for National Labs
May 18, 2015 Letter to Willie May, Undersecretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology, and Ms. Sally Yates, Acting Deputy Attorney General - Flaws in the FBI's Forensic Hair Analysis
April 21, 2015 Durbin Meets With Northwestern President To Discuss Funding For Biomedical, Scientific Breakthroughs
March 17, 2015 Durbin, Foster Introduce Bill to Preserve American Leadership in Innovation
March 11, 2015 Health Care Research Funding
Feb. 10, 2015 Durbin, Kirk, Foster, Lipinski: Argonne To Receive $2.9 Million Grant To Help Mass Transit Systems Prepare For & Respond To Emergency Events
Feb. 4, 2015 American Cures Act
Jan. 28, 2015 Durbin Introduces Legislation To Preserve America's Global Leadership By Investing In Breaktrough Biomedical Research
Dec. 10, 2014 Durbin: Omnibus Appropriations Bill Funds Innovation & Research at Argonne National Lab and Fermilab
Nov. 18, 2014 Durbin Meets with CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden
Sept. 16, 2014 Durbin, Risch Announce Senate National Laboratory Caucus During First Ever National Lab Day on Capitol Hill
July 31, 2014 Durbin, Rockefeller, Nelson, Pryor, Coons, Markey, Introduce America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2014
June 18, 2014 Issue Position: Education
June 12, 2014 Crain's Chicago Business - $10 Million Grant to Digital Lab: First of Many?
June 9, 2014 Durbin Pushes To Find A Cure
June 4, 2014 The Future is Now for Digital Lab
May 27, 2014 Durbin Announces Committee Approval of Legislation to Improve Prosthetic Care for Veterans
May 7, 2014 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued
May 7, 2014 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2014 -- Motion to Proceed -- Resumed --
May 7, 2014 Durbin Announces Early Career Funding For Young Illinois Research Scientists
April 2, 2014 World Autism Awareness Day
March 26, 2014 Durbin and Silicon Valley Leaders Meet to Discuss Support for American Innovation & Discovery Durbin and Silico
March 17, 2014 Durbin, Foster Applaud Opening of Argonne Energy Sciences Building
Jan. 14, 2014 Durbin: Omnibus Appropriations Bill Funds Innovation & Research at Argonne National Lab and Fermilab
Jan. 1, 2014 Illinois Public Radio - Durbin Calls for More Federal Funding for Medical Research
Sept. 24, 2013 Durbin Meets with Fermi Director to Discuss Support for National Labs and Funding for Scientific Research
March 1, 2013 Durbin: Sequester Poses Imminent Threat to Bio-Medical Research in Illinois
July 31, 2012 Next Frontier in High-Performance Computing to Usher in New Chapter in Scientific Discovery
April 30, 2012 Durbin: Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Bill That Preserves Funding for Fermilab and Argonne National Lab
Oct. 13, 2011 Durbin Meets with Belleville-native Crew Member of Final Space Shuttle Mission
Sept. 8, 2011 Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
March 15, 2011 The Budget
Sept. 29, 2010 Durbin, Manzullo, Foster Tout Benefits of Partnering with Rockford to President of Embry-Riddle
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