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Sam Farr's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

Full Name: Samuel 'Sam' Farr
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 20, Democratic
First Elected: 1993
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 20
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Shary; 1 Child: Jessica
Birth Date: 07/04/1941
Birth Place: San Francisco, CA
Home City: Carmel, CA
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
Issue Position: Federal Funding Requests
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Michael Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration - Urging FAA to Not Allow Cell Phone Calls in Flight
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairmans of the Federal Communications Commission - DeFazio Sponsors Bill to Ban Cell Phone Conversations on Planes
Oct. 23, 2013 Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013
July 30, 2013 Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
May 13, 2013 Statement on DOT plan to keep Salinas Airport tower open
May 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary LaHood - Preventing Closures of Air Traffic Control Towers
April 5, 2013 Letter to Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta - Air Traffic Control Tower Closures
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
June 25, 2012 Congressman Farr's Bill to Combat Ocean Trash Advances Out of Committees
Aug. 4, 2011 Congressman Cardoza Urges Congressional Leadership to Reverse Cuts to California Transportation Projects
Aug. 3, 2011 Stark, CA Democratic Delegation Oppose Republican Proposal to Slash Transportation Funding
Feb. 2, 2011 Rep. Bonner Joins Rep. Farr as Co-Chair of House Travel and Tourism Caucus
July 23, 2009 Letter To Mr. Aikio Toyoda, President, Toyota Corporation
May 19, 2009 Hearing Of The Military Construction, Veterans Affairs And Related Agencies Subcommittee Of The House Appropriations Committee - The Department Of Air Force Budget
May 12, 2009 Hearing Of The Homeland Security Subcommittee Of The House Appropriations Committee- Homeland Security Department
March 24, 2009 The Importance of Travel in Our Country
Jan. 14, 2009 New Rules Affect Travel To United States
Sept. 27, 2008 Travel Promotion Act of 2008
Sept. 26, 2008 Farr, Porter Applaud Passage of Travel Promotion Act
July 11, 2008 Farr Introduces Clean Cruise Ship Act
Aug. 24, 2007 Letter to Mehdi Morshed, Executive Director, California High Speed Rail Authority
June 8, 2007 Passport Backlog Forces Loosening of Travel Restrictions
June 14, 2006 Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development, the Judiciary, the District of Columbia and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007
Nov. 21, 2005 $1.8 Million for Local Transportation in Bill Passed By Congress Last Week
Sept. 15, 2005 Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2005
July 29, 2005 Highway Bill Pases Congress After Years of Delay
June 30, 2005 Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development, the Judiciary, the District of Columbia, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006
March 10, 2005 Highway Bill Passes House By Wide Margin
Sept. 24, 2004 Letter to Mr. Glenn Tilton, Chair of United Airlines
April 22, 2004 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on Preliminary Recommendations of the US Commission on Ocean Policy
Feb. 11, 2004 Congressional Leaders Ask President Bush: How Will You Protect Passenger Privacy?
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