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Chaka Fattah, Sr.'s Public Statements

Full Name: Chaka Fattah, Sr.
Office: U.S. House (PA) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 11/08/1994
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Renee; 4 Children: Frances, Chaka, Cameron, Chandler
Birth Date: 11/21/1956
Birth Place: Philadelphia, PA
Home City: Philadelphia, PA
Religion: Baptist
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Issue Position: Foreign Affairs
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Health
Issue Position: Labor
Issue Position: Income, Employment, and Poverty
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Transform America Transaction Fee of 2007
Issue Position: Appropriations
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Welfare
Issue Position: Science
Issue Position: Election Reform
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Trade
Issue Position: Homeland Security Positions
Issue Position: Defense
July 7, 2014 Congressman Fattah Statement on June Jobs Report
June 26, 2014 Fattah Updates Israeli President Shimon Peres on US-Israel Neuroscience Legislation
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 24, 2014 Fattah Advances Global Alzheimer's Framework in FY15 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 18, 2014 Congressman Fattah Statement on Iraq
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
June 13, 2014 Fattah Calls for Round-the-Clock Negotiations to Avoid SEPTA Transit Strike
June 12, 2014 Fattah Speaks at Report Release on Recidivism Today in Washington; Promotes FOCUS Act to Direct More Funding to Justice Reinvestment
June 6, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Administration to Redirect Settlement Funds from Credit Sulsse to BRAIN Initiative Research
June 4, 2014 Fattah Highlights Israeli-Invented ReWalk as Success Story for Paraplegic Veterans
May 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program
May 30, 2014 Congressman Fattah on House Passage of FY 2015 CJS Appropriations Bill
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 29, 2014 Fattah Statement on Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 28, 2014 Rep. Fattah Statement on the Passing of Maya Angelou
May 28, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
May 20, 2014 Congressman Focuses on Brain Mapping and Data Sharing in Events Highlighting Fattah Neuroscience Initiative
May 9, 2014 Justice Department Directed To Do More To Help Victims Of Fort Hood Terrorist Attack
May 8, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development - Regarding Fair Housing
May 8, 2014 CJS Bill: Neuroscience Receives Significant Boost in FY 2015 Appropriations
May 2, 2014 Fattah Statement on April Jobs Report
April 30, 2014 Fattah Highlights Priorities in FY2015 CJS Appropriations Bill
April 29, 2014 Fattah Advocates Educational Equity in Keynote to 400 Education Policy Fellows
April 21, 2014 Fattah Announces NEA Grants for 13 Arts Organizations in Philadelphia
April 11, 2014 Fattah Commends Secretary Sebelius for Historic Accomplishments at HHS
April 11, 2014 Letter to Cindy Mann, Deputy Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Director, Center for Medicare, CHIP and Survey and Certification -
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 4, 2014 Letter to Ander Crenshaw, Chairman and Jose Serrano, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Financial Services of the Committee on Appropriations - Sufficient Funding for the Small Business Export Trade Promotion Program
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