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Danny Davis' Public Statements

Full Name: Danny K. Davis
Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 11/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 18, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Vera; 2 Children: Jonathan, Stacey
Birth Date: 09/06/1941
Birth Place: Parkdale, AR
Home City: Chicago, IL
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
March 26, 2014 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - End Baseless Benghazi Claims and Focus on Reform
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
March 11, 2014 Roskam, Davis Introduce Bill to Encourage Next Generation Antibiotics
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
March 5, 2014 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Apologize for Hearing Actions
March 5, 2014 Suspending the Individual Mandate Penalty Law Equals Fairness Act
March 4, 2014 Statement in Support of Debo Adegbile to Lead the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division
March 4, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid - Bipartisan Lawmakers Defend Medicare
Feb. 28, 2014 "Give Kids A Smile Day"
Feb. 28, 2014 Davis Statement on Proposed Tax Reform Bill
Feb. 25, 2014 Protecting Taxpayers From Intrusive IRS Requests Act
Feb. 25, 2014 Taxpayer Transparency and Efficient Audit Act
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, Department of Education - Student's Civil Rights and Equity
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - FEMA Public Assistance for Disaster Damage in Illinois
Feb. 3, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Don't Squeeze Taxpayers with More Debt Ceiling Brinksmanship
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. 16, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Renewable Fuel Standard
Jan. 16, 2014 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Hearings on Funding Options for the Federal Highway Trust Fund
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 Let's Not Cut Snap
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Jan. 9, 2014 Urging the Republican Leadership to Pass Unemployment Assistance for the Long-Term Unemployed
Jan. 8, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Durbin, Kirk, Delegation Call on President to Provide Federal Public Assistance for Southern and Central Illinois Counties
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Arne Duncan, US Secretary of Education - Regulations to Protect Students from Unmanageable Debt and Worthless Degrees
Dec. 12, 2013 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.J. Res. 59, Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014; Providing For Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules; Providing for Proceedings During the Period From December 14, 2013, through January 6, 2014; and for Other Purposes
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. 11, 2013 Human Rights in North Korea
Dec. 11, 2013 Statement of Congressman Danny K. Davis on Bipartisan Budget Agreement
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp - Turn Focus to Economy
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Illinois Disaster Declaration Due to Tornado Damage
Nov. 25, 2013 Kirk, Durbin, Delegation Call on President to Provide Federal Refief for Central and Southern Illinois Counties
Nov. 22, 2013 Roll Call - Improving Our Tax Code for American Students and Families
Nov. 20, 2013 In Support of Continuing Emergency Unemployment Compensation Benefits
Nov. 14, 2013 Second Chance Act
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Work with Congress on Fair TPA Legislation that Creates Jobs and Grows U.S. Economy
Nov. 13, 2013 Sensenbrenner and Davis Introduce Legislation to Reduce Crime and Improve Communities
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Federal Defender Services Funding
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 30, 2013 Davis and Black Unveil the Student and Family Tax Simplification Act
Oct. 30, 2013 Introduction of the Bipartisan Student and Family Tax Simplification Act
Oct. 29, 2013 Disapproval Resolution Relating to Debt Limit Increase
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Chairman David Camp, Committee on Ways and Means - Tax Reform Must Be Product of Bipartisanship in House
Oct. 22, 2013 Promoting Adoption and Legal Guardianship for Children in Foster Care Act
Oct. 16, 2013 Statement of Representative Danny K. Davis on Ending the Shutdown and Raising the Debt Ceiling
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