Tom Carper, U.S. Senator for Delaware

Sens. Carper and Toomey Reintroduce Bipartisan Legislation to Boost Private Sector Investment in Research & Development The Competitiveness and Opportunity by Modernizing and Permanently Extending the Tax Credit for Experimentation, or COMPETE Act, would encourage innovation and spur development of groundbreaking technologies by American businesses... Read More
Finance Committee Approves Carper Proposal to Boost Incentives for Clean Energy Technology Senator Carper celebrated the Finance Committee's approval of his proposal to incentivize investment in clean energy technology that can transform wasted industrial heat to usable electricity. Companies can invest in technology that converts this wasted heat into usable electricity, but often these investments are very costly. Tax credits are one way to reduce costs and encourage the deployment of this clean technology... Read More
Senator Carper: "Congress Needs to Do the Right Thing and Pass a Clean DHS Funding Bill" Senator Carper urged his Senate colleagues to consider the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2015, a clean appropriations bill that would fund DHS for the remainder of fiscal year 2015. He joined 47 of his colleagues to reject H.R. 240, which contains riders that undermine, override, and defund the President's immigration actions... Read More
Senator Carper Highlights Progress, Remaining Challenges During Trip to U.S. Southern Border Senator Carper recently took a bipartisan delegation trip to Corpus Christi, Hidalgo and McAllen, Texas along the U.S. southern border. Following the trip, Sen. Carper highlighted the progress made and the challenges that lie ahead in securing our nation?s southern border... Read More
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Creating Jobs and Restoring our Economy
Senator Carper shares his vision for getting Americans back to work and putting ...
Reducing the Deficit and Debt
Senator Carper is working to reduce our staggering deficit and debt by crafting ...
Strengthening Health Care in Delaware
Finding better health outcomes while lowering health care costs is a central foc...
Delaware National Park
National parks are an invaluable resource for understanding our nation’s h...
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February 27, 2015:At 9:30 a.m., following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R. 240, DHS appropriations. Prior to adjourning on Thursday, Senator McConnell yielded back all post-cloture debate time and the motion to proceed to H.R.240, DHS appropriations, was agreed... read more