Representative Danny K. Davis's Public Statements

Biographical

Full Name: Danny K. Davis
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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4/09/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal 4/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms 4/08/14 Remembering the Rwandan Genocide 4/04/14 Restoration of Unemployment Benefits 4/04/14 Extending Unemployment Insurance 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 4/04/14 Letter to Chairman Jack Kingston and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding 4/02/14 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer 4/01/14 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams 3/31/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Frank Wolf, and Chakah Fattah - Increase Funding for SCAAP Reimbursements 3/31/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act 3/28/14 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 3/27/14 Letter to John Minge, CEO BP America Inc - Oil Spill in Lake Michigan 3/27/14 Letter to President Barack Obama - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan 3/27/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act 3/27/14 Sustainable Growth Rate 3/26/14 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - End Baseless Benghazi Claims and Focus on Reform 3/14/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation 3/11/14 Roskam, Davis Introduce Bill to Encourage Next Generation Antibiotics 3/10/14 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military 3/05/14 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Apologize for Hearing Actions 3/05/14 Suspending the Individual Mandate Penalty Law Equals Fairness Act 3/04/14 Statement in Support of Debo Adegbile to Lead the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division 3/04/14 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 2/28/14 Davis Statement on Proposed Tax Reform Bill 2/28/14 "Give Kids A Smile Day" 2/25/14 Taxpayer Transparency and Efficient Audit Act 2/25/14 Protecting Taxpayers From Intrusive IRS Requests Act 2/19/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget 2/12/14 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, Department of Education - Student's Civil Rights and Equity 2/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran 2/07/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - FEMA Public Assistance for Disaster Damage in Illinois 2/03/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Don't Squeeze Taxpayers with More Debt Ceiling Brinksmanship 1/30/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget 1/28/14 Hoyer, Pelosi, Slaughter & DeGette, Along with 87 Members of Congress File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Contraceptive Coverage Requirement Challenge 1/16/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation 1/16/14 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Hearings on Funding Options for the Federal Highway Trust Fund 1/16/14 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) 1/16/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Renewable Fuel Standard 1/15/14 Let's Not Cut Snap 1/10/14 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic 1/09/14 Urging the Republican Leadership to Pass Unemployment Assistance for the Long-Term Unemployed 1/08/14 Congressional Black Caucus 12/19/13 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 12/13/13 Letter to Arne Duncan, US Secretary of Education - Regulations to Protect Students from Unmanageable Debt and Worthless Degrees 12/12/13 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 12/11/13 Statement of Congressman Danny K. Davis on Bipartisan Budget Agreement 12/11/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance 12/11/13 Human Rights in North Korea 12/04/13 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage