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Rush Holt, Jr.'s Public Statements

Full Name: Rush D. Holt, Jr.
Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 12, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Margaret; 3 Children: Michael, Dejan, Rachel
Birth Date: 10/15/1948
Birth Place: Weston, WV
Home City: Hopewell Township, NJ
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
March 20, 2014 Bipartisan Group Seeks Renewal of $40 Million in Annual Suicide Prevention Funds
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
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 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014
March 12, 2014 Condemning Violation of Ukrainian Sovereignty, Independence, and Territorial Intergrity
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
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 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 6, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014
March 4, 2014 United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2014
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Honeybee Research Funding
Feb. 27, 2014 Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2013
Feb. 27, 2014 School Infrastructure Funding
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances
Feb. 21, 2014 To be Old was to be Destitute; A New Nation, Conceived in Liberty; Working for You
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Sustained Support for NIF
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reveal Top Line Intelligence Spending Levels in FY2015 Budget
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administration, Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Feb. 7, 2014 When Women Succeed, America Succeeds; 95,000; Working for You
Feb. 5, 2014 SEEC Raises Climate Change Threats to Outdoor Recreation
Feb. 4, 2014 Letter to House Natural Resources Committee Chair Doc Hastings - Hearing on Crude Oil Exports
Feb. 4, 2014 Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013
Jan. 31, 2014 Conference Report on H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2014
Jan. 30, 2014 Holt, New Jersey and National Leaders Host "When Women Succeed, America Succeeds" Forum
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Deportations Now
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Jan. 23, 2014 Holt on New NSA Report: "Mass Surveillance of Americans Must End"
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator US Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 17, 2014 Holt: On Surveillance Reform, Obama Offers "Far Less Than Meets the Eye"
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 15, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: New Jersey Port Authority Scandal
Jan. 14, 2014 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: New Jersey Port Authority Scandal
Jan. 9, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary Department of the Interior, and Kathryn Sullivan, Acting Administrator National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Concern Over Impacts of Offshore Oil Exploration
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Question U.S. Trade Representative's Position on Tar Sands
Dec. 19, 2013 Holt Speaks Out on NSA Reform Task Force
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Request for Meeting to Discuss Humanitarian Concerns
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Arne Duncan, US Secretary of Education - Regulations to Protect Students from Unmanageable Debt and Worthless Degrees
Dec. 12, 2013 Press Releases Popular Categories Education Energy Health Care Veterans More Sharing Services Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on email Share on print 0 Holt Statement Opposing Flawed Budget Agreement
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keystone XL Environmental Review
Dec. 12, 2013 Holt Cosponsors Bipartisan Immigration Reform Legislation
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Curb Antibiotic Use on the Farm
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
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