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Sam Farr's Public Statements

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
May 29, 2014 Farr Criticizes Republicans' Attack On Our Oceans
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 29, 2014 Farr Fights To Keep School Lunches Healthy
May 28, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
May 27, 2014 Letter to Ashley Higgins, United States Department of Education - Gainful Employment Rule
May 23, 2014 Travel And Tourism Caucus Co-Chairs Statement In Response To President's Cooperstown Speech
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
May 20, 2014 Congressman Farr's Written Testimony On H.R. 1776
May 20, 2014 Committee Holds Hearing On Farr's Clear Creek Bill
May 15, 2014 Capps Unveils Central Coast Heritage Protection Act to Provide Additional Protection and Preservation of Federal Lands
May 14, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Federal Communications Commission Chairman- Demanding-Net-Neutrality
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 7, 2014 Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Congressmen Announce Support of Peace Corps Equity Act of 2014
May 6, 2014 Statement on the National Climate Assessment
May 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for a 2015 Aging Conference
April 30, 2014 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
April 29, 2014 Letter to Patrick Donahoe, Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer United States Postal Service - Reject U.S. Post Office-Staples Pilot Program
April 18, 2014 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo
April 15, 2014 Statement by Reps. McGovern, Farr, and Schakowsky on the Murder in Honduras of Carlos Mejia Orellana
April 14, 2014 Reps. Thompson, Huffman, Farr, LaMalfa Applaud Action to Stop Environmental Destruction Caused by Trespass Marijuana Grows
April 11, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Reconsider Rule that Would Harm Small Breweries & Increase Food Waste
April 11, 2014 Travel and Tourism Caucus Co-Chair Introduces Bill to Reauthorize Brand USA
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 6, 2014 Santa Cruz Sentinel - Medicare Fix Started with Town Hall
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 3, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, James Comey, and Kathy Buller - Justice for Peace Corps Volunteer who Reported Sexual Assault
April 3, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman, and James Moran, Ranking Member, of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Funding to Construct Earthquake Early Warning System
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security of the House Appropriations Committee - Eliminate Immigrant Detention Bed Quota
March 31, 2014 Farr's Medicare GPCI Fix heads to President's desk
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 27, 2014 House passes Farr's California Medicare GPCI Fix
March 26, 2014 Statement on the "No More National Monuments" Act
March 26, 2014 Farr demands a vote on Immigration Reform
March 26, 2014 Statement on the federal plan to combat ocean acidification
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 19, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Maintain Critical Gray Wolf Protections
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 14, 2014 Statement On The 51st Vote To Repeal Obamacare, Jeopardizing Medicare Reform Bill
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 5, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve, Thomas Curry of the Comptroller of the Currency, Martin Gruenberg, Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and Deborah Matz, Chairman of the National Credit Union Administration - Banking Access for Marijuana Businesses
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Bill Shuster, Chairman, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and Barabara Boxer, Chairman, House Committee on Environment and Public Works - Water Resources Development Act
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of the Department of Defense - Predatory Lenders
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