Representative Ben Ray Lujan, Jr.'s Public Statements


Full Name: Ben Ray Lujan, Jr.
Current Office: U.S. House - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Single
Birth Date: 06/07/1972
Birth Place: Nambe, NM
Home City: Santa Fe, NM
Religion: Catholic
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7/30/14 Lujan Statement on Passage of VA Reform Legislation 7/17/14 Lujan Visits Albuquerque VA Facility, Meets with Acting VA Secretary 7/10/14 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - N.M. Delegation Urges Transparency, Request Information About Management and Emergency Response 7/10/14 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Needs More Transparency 6/25/14 Accomplishments 6/20/14 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - Veterans Treatment at Albuquerque Facility 6/09/14 Lujan Statement on Internal VA Audit Showing Long Wait Times for Veterans Seeking Medical Care 6/05/14 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and James Robbins, Interim Director of the New Mexico VA Health Care System- Lujan Requests VA Audit of Current and Past Casework That Could Have Been Impacted By VA Misconduct 5/29/14 Lujan Calls For VA Secretary Shinseki To Resign 5/21/14 Lujan Statement on Reports of Mismanagement at VA Medical Centers 3/06/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind 2/11/14 Lujan Rejects House Republican Bill That Undermines Medicare to Address Military Retiree Pensions 11/20/13 Luján Honors Native American Code Talkers 11/08/13 Luján Statement Celebrating Veterans Day 7/26/13 Heinrich & Luján Announce Key Progress In Effort To Fix Quality of Care And Chronic Infrastructure Problems At New Mexico VA Clinics 7/12/13 Heinrich & Luján Meet With Top Veterans Affairs Officials 5/28/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog 5/02/13 Reps. Michelle Lujan Grisham and Ben Ray Luján Highlight Veterans Business Expo & Job Fair 2/12/13 Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act of 2013 7/17/12 Luján Announces VA Grant of More Than $570,000 for Goodwill Industries of New Mexico 11/11/11 Luján Statement Celebrating Veterans Day 11/04/11 Luján Introduces Heroes Hiring Heroes Act to Help Veterans Get Back to Work 6/01/11 Luján Honors our Veterans and Troops on Memorial Day 5/26/11 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - National Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day 5/01/11 Luján Highlights Vet Center Combat Call Center to Help Veterans Readjust to Civilian Life 7/29/10 Rep. Luján Votes to Improve Veterans Services, Fund Facilities in New Mexico 7/13/10 Rep. Luján Applauds Improved PTSD Treatment Access for Veterans 4/23/10 Rep. Luján Welcomes Home Troops, Highlights Recently Passed Veterans Bills 1/22/10 Rep. Luján's 2009 Yearly Report 10/22/09 Rep. Luján Applauds The Signing Of Veterans Health Reform Legislation 7/31/09 New Mexico House Delegation Announces New GI Bill Benefits To Take Effect Tomorrow 7/24/09 Rep. Luján Encourages Businesses to Use Tax Credit to Hire Returning Veterans 3/24/09 Letter to the Honorable John M. Spratt Jr., Chairman, House Committee on the Budget, and the Honorable Paul Ryan, Ranking Member, Committee on the Budget 5/01/08 Statement on the Fifth Anniversary of the Mission Accomplished Speech 1/01/12 Issue Position: Standing Up for Veterans 1/01/11 Issue Position: Veterans