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Sam Farr's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
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
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Nov. 19, 2013 House Votes To Name Joint VA-DOD Clinic After General Gourley
Oct. 15, 2013 California Accepts $6.7 Million Federal Grant To Build Fort Ord Veterans Cemetery
Oct. 3, 2013 Veterans Benefits Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 1, 2013 Fort Ord Veterans Cemetery Secures Federal Grant
Sept. 19, 2013 Contract Awarded To Build VA/DOD Clinic At Former Fort Ord
Aug. 8, 2013 Veterans Cemetery Application Nears Completion
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Secretary Charles Timothy Hagel, Department of Defense - Protect Service Members from High-Cost Loans
June 5, 2013 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
June 4, 2013 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
May 17, 2013 Farr, CA Democrats: Hold VA Accountable for Veterans Backlog
April 30, 2013 Statement on the lengthy VA claims backlog
April 22, 2013 Letter to Honorable John Culberson, Chair, and Honorable Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans' Affairs and Related Agencies - VA Backlog
Jan. 31, 2013 Rep. Farr Proposes Naming Joint VA/DOD Clinic After Gen. Gourley
May 31, 2012 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
April 4, 2012 Marina Selected as Site for New Veterans Clinic
Aug. 1, 2011 Rep. Farr Annouonces Grant to Help Veterans
July 28, 2010 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2011
May 30, 2010 Farr Statement on Memorial Day
Oct. 7, 2009 Authorization Of Major Medical Facility Leases For Department Of Veterans Affairs For Fiscal Year 2010
July 10, 2009 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2010
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 13, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, And Related Agencies Of The House Appropriations Committee - Veterans Affairs Department
May 12, 2009 Hearing Of The Homeland Security Subcommittee Of The House Appropriations Committee- Homeland Security Department
April 23, 2009 Hearing Of The Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, And Related Agencies Subcommittee Of The House Appropriations Committee - Testimony From Outside
April 15, 2009 Stimulus Lowers Taxes For 95% Of Workers
Nov. 19, 2008 Vets See Second Increase in Medical Travel Reimbursement
Nov. 5, 2008 Farr to Attend Gourley Funeral at Arlington Cemetery
Aug. 2, 2008 Military Construction, VA Bill Advances
July 31, 2008 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2009
May 8, 2008 Military Families Deserve Attention
May 1, 2008 Veterans Vision Magazine - Military Families Deserve Attention
April 2, 2008 Hearing of the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee-Defense Spending
Jan. 31, 2008 Vets to be Paid More for Medical Travel
Dec. 18, 2007 Providing for Consideration by House with Amendment in Senate Amendments to H. R. 3997, Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act of 2007
Nov. 6, 2007 Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act of 2007
Nov. 6, 2007 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3043, Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act...
June 15, 2007 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008
June 15, 2007 Farr Proposal to House Homeless Vets Included in Funding Bills
June 15, 2007 House Passes Military Construction, VA Funding Bill
March 22, 2007 Providing for Consideration of HR 1591, US Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
June 27, 2006 Farr Questions Va Over Data Theft
May 26, 2006 Farr Marks Memorial Day, Honors Veterans
May 19, 2006 Military Construction, Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2007
Feb. 8, 2006 Disabled Veterans Tax Fairness Act
Dec. 15, 2005 Farr Saves Capitola VA Clinic
Nov. 18, 2005 Farr Ensures Local Veterans, Military Benefit From Spending Bill
Nov. 18, 2005 Conference Report on H.R. 2528, Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2006
July 13, 2005 Honor Our Troops
June 28, 2005 Farr Questions VA Secretary on Funding Shortfall
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