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Ben Lujan, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Full Name: Ben Ray Lujan, Jr.
Office: U.S. House (NM) - 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
Primary June 3, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Single
Birth Date: 06/07/1972
Birth Place: Nambe, NM
Home City: Santa Fe, NM
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
May 20, 2014 Lujan Highlights USDA Funding Aimed at Fighting Poverty in Rural New Mexico
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 7, 2014 Lujan: Time for House to Act on Unemployment Benefits Extension
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 12, 2014 Lujan Calls for a Vote to Extend Unemployment Insurance
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Feb. 6, 2014 Lujan Statement on Senate Republicans Once Again Blocking Unemployment Insurance Extension
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 24, 2014 More Than 1.6 Million Americans Have Now Lost Unemployment Insurance Including 7,400 in New Mexico
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Oct. 8, 2013 Luján, Kirkpatrick Condemn House GOP Piecemeal Games with Head Start, Impact Aid That is Critical to Tribes
Sept. 19, 2013 Luján Stands Against House Republicans' Cuts to Food Assistance Program
Sept. 18, 2013 Luján Speaks Out Against Republican Plan to Cut Funding for Food Assistance Program
Aug. 26, 2013 Luján Holds District-Wide Video Forum on Hunger and Poverty Across Northern New Mexico
Aug. 14, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Behavioral Health Fraud
July 11, 2013 Luján Opposes Farm Bill That Leaves Out Support for Nutrition Programs
April 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
June 14, 2012 Luján Highlights Nearly $35 Million in PILT Funds for New Mexico's Rural Communities
Feb. 17, 2012 Luján Votes to Extend Payroll Tax Cut for Hard-Working New Mexicans
June 16, 2011 Luján: Republican Spending Bill Makes Cuts on the Backs of Vulnerable Americans
April 5, 2011 Republican Budget Makes the Wrong Choices for Hard-Working Families
Nov. 22, 2010 Rep. Luján Announces Second "Lend a Hand" Tour
July 22, 2010 Rep. Luján Votes to Extend Unemployment Benefits
March 1, 2010 Senate GOP Blocks Unemployment Benefit Extension, Other Critical Provisions
Feb. 6, 2009 Rep. Lujan Statement on Job Losses and Unemployment Reports
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