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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
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
Date Title
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 4, 2014 Fattah Statement on March Jobs Report
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 Congressmen Fattah and Smith Announce Bipartisan Bill to Boost Alzheimer's Research and Int'l Action Plan
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
April 2, 2014 Letter to Kay Granger, Chairwoman and Nita Lowey, Ranking Member, of the Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs - Strengthening Ties with Armenia
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
April 1, 2014 Fattah Statement on Pennsylvania's $18 Million School Improvement Grant from Department of Education
March 28, 2014 Congressman Fattah Announces $1 Million in Grant Funding to Support Local Humanities Projects
March 28, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Redirect Toyota Settlement Funds to At-Risk Youth Mentoring Programs
March 28, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security, House Appropriations Committee - Fund Non-Profit Security Grant Program
March 27, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 21, 2014 Fattah Backs Effort to Bring 2016 Democratic Convention to Philadelphia
March 18, 2014 Fattah Pushes Global Neuroscience Efforts to Australia, UK Audiences
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
March 10, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D
March 7, 2014 Fattah Statement on February Jobs Report
March 7, 2014 Fattah Takes Proactive Step on Minimum Wage
March 6, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process
March 6, 2014 Fattah Takes Neuroscience Agenda to Western PA for Visits at Carnegie Mellon and University of Pittsburgh
March 4, 2014 Fattah Statement on the President's 2015 Budget Proposal
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 20, 2014 Five New Affordable Housing Developments in Fattah's District Receive Support from Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency
Feb. 20, 2014 Fattah Takes Neuroscience Agenda to Columbia University, Carnegie Mellon, and University of Pittsburgh
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, Department of Education - Student's Civil Rights and Equity
Feb. 11, 2014 Fattah Discusses End of DOJ Hiring Freeze with New ATF Director
Feb. 10, 2014 HUD Secretary Echoes Rep. Fattah's Call to Revive Housing Trust Fund
Feb. 7, 2014 Fattah Statement on January Jobs Report
Feb. 7, 2014 Fattah Statement on CVS Decision to Stop Selling Cigarettes
Feb. 6, 2014 Fattah Statement on Vice President Biden's Infrastructure Event in Philadelphia
Feb. 4, 2014 Fattah Statement on New Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP)
Jan. 30, 2014 Congressional Spending Bill Increases Funding Levels for Fattah Space Priorities
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 28, 2014 Hoyer, Pelosi, Slaughter & DeGette, Along with 87 Members of Congress File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Contraceptive Coverage Requirement Challenge
Jan. 28, 2014 Rep. Fattah Responds to State of the Union
Jan. 27, 2014 Congressional Spending Bill Includes Fattah-Supported Investments in Justice Reinvestment, Youth Mentoring
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator US Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 21, 2014 Fattah Statement on $5 Million in EPA Support for Philadelphia's Clean Water Plan
Jan. 17, 2014 Fattah Statement on Striking Down of Pennsylvania Voter ID Law
Jan. 17, 2014 Providing for the Consideration of Senate Amendments to H.R. 3457, Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act
Jan. 17, 2014 Fattah Manufacturing Priorities Included in 2014 Bipartisan Congressional Spending Bill
Jan. 16, 2014 Fattah Statement on the White House's Expanding College Opportunity Summit
Jan. 15, 2014 Fattah Highlights Neuroscience Investment in 2014 Bipartisan Congressional Spending Bill
Jan. 15, 2014 Fattah Statement on Comcast's Plan to Build New Technology Tower in Philadelphia
Jan. 10, 2014 Fattah Statement on December Jobs Report
Dec. 31, 2013 Fattah Applauds Walgreens' Decision to Cover Month of Medications for ACA Enrollees
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - DOD Helicopter Buy
Dec. 19, 2013 Rep. Fattah Introduces Legislation Allowing Individuals to Pay for Health Care with Pre-Tax Dollars
Dec. 19, 2013 Casey, Fattah, Doyle, Brady, Schwartz and Cartwright Release County by County Report Highlighting Need to Extend Unemployment Insurance
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