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Sam Brownback's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Samuel 'Sam' D. Brownback
Office: Governor (KS), Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for Governor
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Mary; 5 Children: Abby, Andy, Elizabeth, Mark, Jenna
Birth Date: 09/12/1956
Birth Place: Parker, KS
Home City: Topeka, KS
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Jan. 14, 2014 Sen. Moran: NBAF Funded in Omnibus Bill
May 22, 2013 Governor: McConnell Air Force Base Selection as New Home of KC-46 Tanker Great News for Kansas
Jan. 9, 2013 Kansas Air Bases Named as Potential Sites to Receive New Air Refueling Jets
Jan. 4, 2012 Governor Brownback: Boeing Decision Very Disappointing
Aug. 10, 2011 Governor Brownback Issues Statement on Kansas Casualties in Afghanistan
March 4, 2011 Governor Brownback Appreciates EADS Decision to Accept Air Force Tanker Decision
Feb. 24, 2011 Governor Brownback: Congratulations Boeing Workers!
Feb. 15, 2011 Brownback Joins U.S. Tanker Coalition as Co-Chair
Feb. 15, 2011 Letter to President Barack Obama
Dec. 15, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Carl Levin, Chairman, Committee on Armed Services
Aug. 31, 2010 Brownback Comments on U.S. Mission in Iraq
July 6, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense
May 13, 2010 Brownback, Tiahrt Introduce Fair Defense Competition Act
April 15, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama President of the United States
April 7, 2010 Letter to Honorable Robert Gates
March 8, 2010 Brownback Comments on Northrop Grumman's Withdrawal from Air Force Tanker Competition
Dec. 2, 2009 Brownback Comments on Threat by European Bidder to Drop Out of Tanker Competition Before it Begins
Nov. 18, 2009 Brownback, Others Call on Defense Department to Consider Recent WTO Ruling
Nov. 16, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense
Oct. 1, 2009 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2010
Sept. 24, 2009 Brownback Sees Progress in Air Force's Draft RFP
Sept. 18, 2009 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
Sept. 15, 2009 Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010--Continued
July 28, 2009 Defense Authorization
July 22, 2009 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010--Continued
July 21, 2009 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010--Continued
July 16, 2009 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010
June 19, 2009 Brownback Joins Defense Appropriations Subcommittee
June 8, 2009 Brownback Lauds Successful Airborne Laser Test
April 30, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Appropriations Committee - The President's FY 2009 War Supplemental Request
April 21, 2009 Letter To President Barack Obama
April 7, 2009 MSNBC Interview - Transcript
April 7, 2009 Brownback Dismayed by Plan to Cancel Second Airborne Laser Aircraft Program
March 24, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense
March 11, 2009 Brownback Disappointed by Nomination of Chris Hill to Serve as Ambassador to Iraq
Feb. 2, 2009 The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009--Resumed
Dec. 8, 2008 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Oct. 29, 2008 Letter to Jalal Talabani, President of the Republic of Iraq and Nouri al-Maliki, Prime Minister of the Republic of Iraq, Re: Combat Violence against Iraqi Christians
Sept. 10, 2008 Senator Roberts and Senator Brownback: Halting Flawed Tanker Program Good for Kansas and Warfighter
Aug. 22, 2008 Brownback Comments on Tanker Timeline Extension
Aug. 21, 2008 Timeline for Tanker Bid Needs to be Extended
Aug. 15, 2008 Letter to The Honorable Robert M. Gates, Secretary of Defense
July 31, 2008 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009--Motion to Proceed
July 9, 2008 Senator Roberts & Brownback, Cong. Tiahrt: Air Force To Re-compete Tanker Contract
July 9, 2008 Brownback, Roberts, Congressman Tiahrt: Air Force to Re-Compete Tanker Contract
June 26, 2008 Brownback, Roberts, Tiahrt Introduce KC-X Tanker Recompete Legislation
June 26, 2008 Congressman Tiahrt, Senators Roberts and Brownback Introduce KC-X Tanker Recompete Legislation
June 25, 2008 Letter to The Honorable Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense
June 18, 2008 Brownback Comments on GAO Report on Air Force Tanker Contract
June 11, 2008 Brownback Meets with National Bio and Agro Defense Facility Selection Committee Member: Tells Admiral Cohen that Kansas is the Best Place for NBAF
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