Tom Carper, U.S. Senator for Delaware

Senator Carper: House Did the Right Thing by Supporting Clean, Full FY15 Funding Bill for DHS Sen. Carper commends his colleagues in the House of Representatives for doing the right thing and giving the Department of Homeland Security the funding, certainty, and support it desperately needs.... Read More
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 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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April 13, 2015:At 2:00 p.m. on Monday, following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 5:00 p.m., the Senate will consider the nomination of Alfred H. Bennett, of Texas, to be U.S. District... read more