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Ben Lujan, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Entitlements and the Safety Net

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 29, 2014 Lujan Calls For VA Secretary Shinseki To Resign
May 21, 2014 Lujan Statement on Reports of Mismanagement at VA Medical Centers
April 10, 2014 Lujan: House Republican Budget Takes our Country in the Wrong Direction
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
March 14, 2014 Republicans Abandon Effort to Find Bipartisan Solution to Doctors' Payments Under Medicare
March 12, 2014 Lujan Calls for a Vote to Extend Unemployment Insurance
March 4, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid - Bipartisan Lawmakers Defend Medicare
Feb. 11, 2014 Lujan Rejects House Republican Bill That Undermines Medicare to Address Military Retiree Pensions
Feb. 6, 2014 Lujan Statement on Senate Republicans Once Again Blocking Unemployment Insurance Extension
Jan. 29, 2014 Farm Bill Includes Important Funding for Rural Communities and Support for Acequias
Jan. 24, 2014 More Than 1.6 Million Americans Have Now Lost Unemployment Insurance Including 7,400 in New Mexico
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 9, 2013 Udall and Luján Announce Federal Assistance for Santa Clara Pueblo
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
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 16, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Social Security Benefits
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
July 25, 2012 Luján: New Reports Show Affordable Care Act Is Saving Seniors Money on Prescription Drugs and Reduces the Deficit
May 18, 2012 House Republicans Once Again Cut the Budget on the Backs of Middle-Class Families
March 22, 2012 Luján Highlights Benefits of Affordable Care Act Ahead of the Second Anniversary
Feb. 17, 2012 Luján Votes to Extend Payroll Tax Cut for Hard-Working New Mexicans
Oct. 19, 2011 Luján: Cost of Living Adjustment for Social Security Recipients Will Benefit New Mexico's Seniors
June 16, 2011 Luján: Republican Spending Bill Makes Cuts on the Backs of Vulnerable Americans
June 1, 2011 Luján: Republican Plan to End Medicare As We Know It Doubles Out-Of-Pocket Costs for Seniors
April 5, 2011 Republican Budget Makes the Wrong Choices for Hard-Working Families
Oct. 15, 2010 Letter To Barack Obama, President of The United States - Social Security
Aug. 1, 2010 Rep. Luján Celebrates Social Security Anniversary at Gallup Senior Citizen Centers
July 22, 2010 Rep. Luján Votes to Extend Unemployment Benefits
March 1, 2010 Senate GOP Blocks Unemployment Benefit Extension, Other Critical Provisions
Oct. 23, 2009 Rep. Luján Announces Traumatic Brain Injury Assistance Grant For The Native American Disabilities Law Center
Sept. 24, 2009 Rep. Luján Votes To Protect Seniors From Increases In Medicare Premiums
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