Tom Carper, U.S. Senator for Delaware

Senator Carper on Passage of Short-Term, Stop-Gap DHS Funding Measure The stop-gap funding measure keeps the Department of Homeland Security funded at 2014 levels for the next seven days and avoided a shutdown of the agency. The measure comes after Sen. Carper joined 67 of his Senate colleagues to approve a clean funding bill for the rest of fiscal year 2015... 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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March 3, 2015:At 9:45 a.m., following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 10:30 a.m. with the time equally divided and with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Democrats controlling the final half. The Senate will recess from 10:30 a.m. ... read more