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Ben Lujan, Jr.'s Public Statements

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Single
Birth Date: 06/07/1972
Birth Place: Nambe, NM
Home City: Nambe, NM
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
June 30, 2014 Lujan Statement on Immigration Reform
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 25, 2014 Accomplishments
June 20, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Increased Classroom Connectivity for Underserved Communities
June 20, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - Veterans Treatment at Albuquerque Facility
June 18, 2014 Letter to Thomas Tidwell, U.S. Forest Service Chief - Irrigation Rights
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 12, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei
June 11, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Development of Advanced Photonics Manufacturing Hub
June 9, 2014 Lujan Statement on Internal VA Audit Showing Long Wait Times for Veterans Seeking Medical Care
June 9, 2014 Lujan: President's Actions on Student Loan Debt an Important Step; Time for Congress to Act
June 5, 2014 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
June 4, 2014 Udall, Heinrich, Luján Honor Last Original Navajo Code Talker Chester Nez
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 29, 2014 Lujan Calls For VA Secretary Shinseki To Resign
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
May 21, 2014 Lujan Statement on Reports of Mismanagement at VA Medical Centers
May 21, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2015
May 20, 2014 Lujan Highlights USDA Funding Aimed at Fighting Poverty in Rural New Mexico
May 12, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Regarding a Competitive Bidding Process in Incentive Auction
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 9, 2014 Lujan: Republican Research and Development Bill Does Not Fund and Refuses to Actually Support Research and Development
May 8, 2014 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman Committee on Energy and Commerce - Hearing on National Climate Assessment
May 5, 2014 Democratic Members Release New GAO Report on Navajo Nation Uranium Contamination
May 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for a 2015 Aging Conference
April 29, 2014 Lujan Highlights Important Impact of Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
April 23, 2014 Lujan Urges New Mexico Communities to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
April 10, 2014 Lujan: House Republican Budget Takes our Country in the Wrong Direction
April 10, 2014 Lujan Statement on Department of Justice Report on Albuquerque Police Department
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 8, 2014 Lujan Highlights Equal Pay Day and Importance of Passing Paycheck Fairness Act
April 7, 2014 Lujan: Time for House to Act on Unemployment Benefits Extension
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
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
April 3, 2014 Lujan: $1 Billion for Uranium Mine Clean up on Navajo Nation an Important Step Forward
April 2, 2014 Letter to Michael Simpson, Chairman and Marcy Kaptur, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies, House Committee on Appropriations - Additional Funding for Rural Water Projects
April 2, 2014 Lujan Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Campaign Contributions
April 1, 2014 Lujan Statement on House Republican Budget
April 1, 2014 Udall, Heinrich, Lujan: Milestone Reached in Construction of Navajo-Gallup Water Project
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 28, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - STEM Education Grant Program for Hispanic Serving Institutions
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 26, 2014 Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act
March 26, 2014 Lujan Calls for a Vote on Comprehensie Immigration Reform
March 20, 2014 Lujan Announces $120,000 in Economic Developmnt Funds for Eastern Plains Council of Governments
March 14, 2014 Republicans Abandon Effort to Find Bipartisan Solution to Doctors' Payments Under Medicare
March 13, 2014 Letter to Economic Development Administration - Advanced Photonics Manufacturing
March 12, 2014 Lujan Calls for a Vote to Extend Unemployment Insurance
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
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