Representative Billy Long's Public Statements


Full Name: Billy Long
Current Office: U.S. House - District 7, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 7
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Barbara; 2 Children: Kelle, Kaleen
Birth Date: 08/11/1955
Birth Place: Springfield, MO
Home City: Springfield, MO
Religion: Presbyterian
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Issue Position: End Wasteful Spending Issue Position: Energy Independence Issue Position: Second Amendment Issue Position: Combating Illegal Immigration Issue Position: Supporting Free Trade to Open New Markets for Missouri Goods Issue Position: Opposing "Card Check" Legislation Issue Position: Social Values Issue Position: Constitutional Amendment Putting a "Lid on Taxes" Issue Position: Protecting Your Property Rights 8/04/14 Long Votes to Secure the Border 7/31/14 Letter to Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Keep Dubuque Air Traffic Control Tower Open 7/30/14 Long Statement on House Action to Defend Constitution 7/30/14 Long Takes Action to Honor Our Nation's Veterans, Ensure Veterans Receive the Quality Care They Earned 7/24/14 The IRS Scandal 7/15/14 Long Works to Provide Safe and Reliable Roads and Bridges 7/10/14 Long Backs Effort to Modernize Job Training Programs 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 6/30/14 Long Statement on U.S. Supreme Court's Religious Freedom Ruling 6/24/14 Long Works to Enhance Nation's Energy Independence 6/24/14 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Groundwater Resource Management Directive 6/20/14 Long Continues Effort to Green Light Keystone XL Pipeline on 2,100th Day Since Application Was Submitted 6/20/14 Long Backs Measure Providing Military Pay Raise, Prohibiting Transfer of Guantanamo Bay Detainees 6/19/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Reverse Proposed Carbon Emissions Regulation 6/17/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers 6/10/14 Long Works to Address Problems Plaguing Department of Veterans Affairs 6/02/14 Long Statement on EPA's Cap-and-Trade Proposal 6/02/14 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Bring the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act to a Vote 5/29/14 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - LIFO Language in House Republican Tax Proposal 5/22/14 Supporting The Navy EA-18G 5/22/14 Long Supports USA Freedom Act 5/21/14 Long Takes Action to Hold VA Employees Accountable for Actions, Ensure Delivery of Quality Care 5/15/14 Luetkemeyer, Colleagues Want to Know if Obamacare Processing Center is Abusing Taxpayer Funds 5/09/14 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership 5/08/14 Long Votes to Create Select Committee on Benghazi 5/07/14 Long Votes to Hold Lerner in Contempt of Congress 5/02/14 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman Federal Communications Commission - Regarding Proposal to Limit Incentive Auction Participants 5/01/14 Long Backs FY15 Funding Measure Supporting Military Service Members and Veterans 4/15/14 Letter to Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force - Religious Freedom in the Air Force 4/15/14 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Repeal Death Tax 4/10/14 Long Supports FY 2015 Budget Resolution, Balances Budget in 10 Year 4/07/14 Long's Taxpayer Transparency Act Part of RSC Budget Proposal 4/03/14 Long Works to Protect Workers Jobs and Wages, Restores Traditional Definition of Full-time Employment 4/02/14 Long Questions EPA Administrator on Wood Stoves Proposal 3/25/14 Long on Religious Freedom and President's Health Care Law 3/20/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Sudan and South Sudan Call for Action on South Sudan Violence 3/13/14 Long Takes Steps to Rein in Executive Branch Overreach 3/12/14 Long Marks 2000th Day Since Application to Build Keystone Was Submitted 3/11/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Benghazi Terrorists Be Brought to Justice 3/07/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Keep the Promise to Seniors and Protect Popular Medicare Drug Program 3/05/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons