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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
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the 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 Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013
Feb. 4, 2014 Letter to House Natural Resources Committee Chair Doc Hastings - Hearing on Crude Oil Exports
Jan. 31, 2014 Conference Report on H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2014
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 30, 2014 Holt, New Jersey and National Leaders Host "When Women Succeed, America Succeeds" Forum
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Deportations Now
Jan. 23, 2014 Holt on New NSA Report: "Mass Surveillance of Americans Must End"
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Jan. 17, 2014 Holt: On Surveillance Reform, Obama Offers "Far Less Than Meets the Eye"
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 Holt Cosponsors Bipartisan Immigration Reform Legislation
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. 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
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 22, 2013 I Remain Hopeful; Accepting Internship Application for Spring 2014; Protecting Women's Health
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
Nov. 20, 2013 Protecting States' Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act
Nov. 20, 2013 Holt Statement on Women's Health Protection Act
Nov. 20, 2013 Honor Transgender Day of Remembrance
Nov. 19, 2013 Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2013
Nov. 19, 2013 Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act
Nov. 18, 2013 Numbers to Know
Nov. 15, 2013 Humbled; Adapting Together to the New Normal; The Quakers In New Jersey
Nov. 15, 2013 Keep Your Health Plan Act of 2013
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senator Barbara Boxer and Representative Bill Shuster - River Basin Commission Funding
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nov. 13, 2013 Safe Climate Caucus
Nov. 12, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Armenian Orphan Rug is a Cherished Symbol of Armenian Resilience, A Symbol Worthy of the Smithsonian
Nov. 8, 2013 The Press
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack - Provide Additional Resources to Address Colony Collapse Disorder
Oct. 29, 2013 Commemorating the 1-Year Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy
Oct. 29, 2013 Holt Speaks Out Against Pending Cuts to Food Stamps
Oct. 29, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 992, Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2374, Retail Investor Protection Act
Oct. 28, 2013 E-Newsletter: What Health Reform is Already Doing
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