Tom Carper, U.S. Senator for Delaware

Carper, Coons Urge White House to Take Executive Action to Reduce Gun Violence Senator Tom Carper joined a group of 23 Senate Democrats to call on on President Barack Obama to investigate and pursue all possible options under his executive authority to reduce gun violence... Read More
Carper Questions VA Secretary About Safeguards to Prevent Troubling Employment Practices, Abuse of Taxpayer Dollars Senator Carper sent a letter to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald asking for more information about safeguards at the agency to prevent abuse of taxpayer dollars in employment and relocation processes... Read More
Carper Calls on Transportation Conferees to Preserve Top Policy Priorities in Final Bill Senator Carper sent a letter to members of the House-Senate Conference Committee tasked with negotiating a final version of multi-year transportation legislation, asking them to preserve several critical policy priorities in the bill they send back to each chamber for approval... Read More
Bipartisan Senators Join Bill to Stabilize, Modernize U.S. Postal Service A bipartisan group of senators joined Senator Carper's effort to fix the serious, but solvable challenges facing the U.S. Postal Service. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) joined Carper as sponsors of the Improving Postal Operations, Service, and Transparency Act of 2015 (iPOST)... 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 8, 2016:At 2:00 p.m., following any leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:00 p.m. with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 5:00 p.m., the Senate will consider the nomination of Rebecca Ebinger, to be U.S. District Jud... read more