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Joe Pitts' Public Statements on Issue: Crime

Full Name: Joseph 'Joe' R. Pitts
Office: U.S. House (PA) - District 16, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 16
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Virginia; 3 Children: Karen, Carol, Daniel
Birth Date: 10/10/1939
Birth Place: Lexington, KY
Home City: Kennett Square, PA
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
July 29, 2014 Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2014
July 9, 2014 Letter to Victor Octavio Lua Escobedo, Juez Sexto de Distrito de Procedimientos Penales Federales XV Circuito - Calls on Mexican Court to Immediately Release U.S. Marine
Jan. 17, 2014 Security and Transparency
Jan. 10, 2014 Pitts' Data Security Bill Passes House with Veto-Proof Majority
Sept. 24, 2013 Congressmen Pitts and Gerlach Speak Out on Coatesville School District Text Messages
Sept. 17, 2013 Reading Eagle - More Than 300 Join Latino Pastors' Prayer March to End City Violence
July 19, 2013 Lancaster Heroes
June 14, 2013 Column - Protecting Our Servicemembers
May 21, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Kidnapping of Boulos Yazigi and Yohanna Ibrahim
May 17, 2013 Pitts, Schakowsky, Whitfield and Eshoo Introduce Bill to End Doping of Racehorses
May 13, 2013 Pitts' Statement Gosnell Verdict
May 8, 2013 Letter to Donald E. Williamson, State Health Officer - Gosnell Trial
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
April 11, 2013 Regarding National Media Coverage of Philadelphia Murder Trial
Nov. 30, 2012 Stopping Fraud Before It Happens
Aug. 10, 2012 Defrauding IRS Could Get Even Easier
Nov. 3, 2011 Trafficking Grant
Jan. 14, 2011 The Attack on Congresswoman Giffords
Jan. 14, 2011 Thoughts on Gabby Giffords
Sept. 16, 2010 New Bipartisan, Bicameral Bills Seek To Spotlight And Curb Inhumane Conditions In Foreign Prisons
June 9, 2009 Hearing Of The Commission On Security & Cooperation In Europe (Helsinki Commission) - "Hard Times And Hardening Attitudes: The Economic Downturn And The Rise Of Violence Against Roma"
April 29, 2009 Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009
June 15, 2007 Deportation Cas Of Mr. Sameh Khouzam
March 9, 2007 Scooter Libby
Feb. 6, 2007 Anti-War Protesters' Graffiti
Jan. 19, 2007 Amsterdam Prostitiution
Oct. 13, 2006 The Friday Faxline (Issue 478, October 13, 2006)
Sept. 22, 2006 The Friday Faxline (Issue 475, September 22, 2006)
July 11, 2006 Internet Gambling Prohibition and Enforcement Act
March 15, 2006 Defining Deviancy Down
Feb. 15, 2006 Raising Awareness to Combat Human Trafficking
Dec. 16, 2005 It's Not Worth It
Sept. 15, 2004 Rep. Pitts Condemns Use of Rape as a Weapon of Terror in Sudan
July 15, 2004 Floor Speech - Farr Amendment to the FOREIGN OPERATIONS, EXPORT FINANCING, AND RELATED PROGRAMS APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2005
June 22, 2004 Protecting Commercial Aircraft from Terrorist Attacks
May 19, 2004 Law Enforcement Agencies Act to Stamp Out Peer-to-Peer Child Porn
May 17, 2004 Rep. Pitts Lauds Action Against P2P Child Predators; But "We Need More"
May 11, 2004 Rep. Pitts Statement on Murder of Nicholas Berg
May 7, 2004 Protecting Our Children Online
April 21, 2004 Solis, Capito, Slaughter and 31 other Members of Congress Urge Ridge to help Maria Suarez
April 8, 2004 Promoting Healthier Families to Fight Poverty
April 1, 2004 Rep. Pitts Praises President for Recognizing Two Victims, Two Crimes
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