Senate Environment and Public Works Holds Hearing on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Proposed 2025 Budget

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The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee held a hearing this week on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2025. The president’s budget request includes $1.9 billion for the Fish and Wildlife Service. That’s a ten percent increase in funding over fiscal year 2024 enacted levels. Senator Tom Carper…

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New Op-Ed from Senator Carper on the Need to Pass the KIDS Health Act

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Senator Tom Carper along with Dr. Kara Odom Walker, executive vice president and chief population health officer at Nemours Children’s Health are calling on the U.S. Senate to pass Senator Carper’s Kickstarting Innovative Demonstrations Supporting (KIDS) Health Act, which would make it easier for children nationwide to get the coordinated and comprehensive care they deserve.…

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$1 million in Federal Funding for Runway Expansion at Delaware Coastal Airport

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U.S. Senator Tom Carper joined Sussex County officials this week to announce $1 million in federal funding for Delaware Coastal Airport’s runway extension project. This funding will go toward the environmental assessment and preliminary design of the runway extension to 6,000 feet. The funding is a part of $154 million in federal funding secured by Senators Carper, Chris…

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Senator Carper Leads Colleagues in Calling for Establishment of Framework for U.S. Recognition of a Nonmilitarized Palestinian State

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In light of the ongoing negotiations around a humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza, today, Senator Tom Carper is leading colleagues in urging the Biden Administration to establish a framework for U.S. Recognition of a nonmilitarized Palestinian State. The letter, also signed by Senator Chris Coons, highlights how the framework is the first step for the U.S.…

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Senator Carper Fights to Increase Resources for Youth Mental Health Care and Hold Pharmacy Benefit Managers Accountable

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Today, U.S. Senator Tom Carper, a senior member of the Senate Finance Committee, participated in the committee’s markup of the Better Mental Health Care, Lower-Cost Drugs, and Extenders Act. One of the provisions led by Senator Carper in the Committee’s bill protects seniors from excessive cost sharing for certain medications… By holding PBMs accountable for…

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Tom Carper and Chris Coons Among 25 Senators Calling for Fuel Deliveries to Hospitals and Water Treatment Centers in Gaza

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Hospitals in Gaza are facing a fuel shortage due to the war following the Hamas terrorist attacks against Israel. Twenty-five senators including Tom Carper and Chris Coons are calling on the Biden Administration to work with Israeli, Egyptian, and UN partners to protect innocent civilians by enabling lifesaving deliveries. They say hospitals in Gaza are…

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Mid-Atlantic Region to Become one of Seven “Hydrogen Hubs” In U.S.

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The Biden Administration announced last week substantial federal grants to create a series of “hydrogen hubs,” with the goal of seeing these hubs produce three million metric tons of hydrogen annually. Senator Tom Carper released a statement saying the Mid-Atlantic region was selected to become one of seven clean hydrogen hubs across our nation. Senator…

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$1 Million in Funding Secured for Development of Behavioral Health Treatment Area at Tidalhealth Nanticoke’s Emergency Department

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Due to the growing mental health needs of the Seaford community, U.S. Senator Tom Carper this week joined representatives from TidalHealth Nanticoke to announce a $1 million Congressionally Directed Spending grant award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to develop a dedicated, private and safe behavioral health treatment area within the hospital’s…

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Town of Bethany Beach Grateful for Completion of Replenishment Project

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The beach replenishment project in Bethany Beach has been completed, the dune fencing has been installed and the Mobi-mats are back in place. In the Bethany Beach Town Newsletter for September, a statement from the mayor’s office also expresses gratitude to “…Senators Tom Carper, Chris Coons and Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester for securing the 65%…

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Legislation Introduced Aims to Curb Erroneous Payments to Deceased Individuals

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Legislation introduced this week aims to save millions of federal dollars by curbing erroneous payments to individuals who have passed away. Senators Tom Carper and John Kennedy of Louisiana yesterday introduced the Ending Improper Payments to Deceased People Act. Senator Carper’s original bipartisan legislation set up such provisions to curb the erroneous payments for a temporary three-year period, and the new…

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Legislation Introduced to Strengthen Medical Supply Chains and Boost U.S. Economic Resilience

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The pandemic caused supply chain disruptions, which is why Senators Tom Carper and Thom Tillis of North Carolina have introduced bipartisan legislation that would authorize the President to engage in trade negotiations. Those efforts would then ensure that critical medical goods and services are delivered safely, swiftly, and efficiently to patients in the United States…

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Army Corps of Engineers Honors Sen. Carper in Rehoboth

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U.S. Sen. Tom Carper, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee chairman, surrounded by members of the Army Corps of Engineers along with city, state, and federal officials, received the Gold de Fleury Medal for his work supporting the mission of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The ceremony took place on the Rehoboth Beach…

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Legislation Introduced to Establish Holistic Health Care for Children

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Concerns about the spike in mental health challenges among young people have prompted U.S. Senators and Representatives including Tom Carper and Lisa Blunt Rochester to introduce legislation that aims to establish a holistic approach to children’s health care. The bill would allow for the integration of mental and physical health services for children and youth…

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Legislation Introduced Would Cut Prescription Drug Costs for Seniors

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Medicare-only PACE participants will be able to choose between the PACE Part D plan, as currently designed, or a standalone more affordable Medicare Part D plan, under bipartisan legislation introduced today. Senator Tom Carper says The Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Part D Choice Act would give seniors the option to choose…

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