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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
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
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keystone XL Environmental Review
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
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
Dec. 10, 2013 Reps. Schakowsky, Farr and McGovern Joint Statement on the Honduran Elections
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Curb Antibiotic Use on the Farm
Dec. 4, 2013 Immigration Reform
Dec. 3, 2013 Letter to Paul Ryan, Chairman, House of Representatives Budget Committee, Patty Murray, Chairwoman, Senate Budget Committee, Chris Van Hollen, Ranking Member, House of Representatives Budget Committee, and Jeff Sessions, Ranking Member, Senate Budget Committee - Don't Cave to Tea Party Extremism
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and USAID Administrator Raj Shah - Titus Joins Bipartisan Letter in Support of U.S. Airdrops of Food and Supplies to Remote Areas of the Philipines
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Thomas Winkowski, Action Commissioner, US Customs and Border Protection - Border Patrol Abuses
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 21, 2013 Anniversary of the Assassination of John F. Kennedy
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Patti Saris, Chair, Sentencing Commission - Environmental Damage Caused By Trespass Marijuana Grows
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to John M. McHugh, Secretary of the Army, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, and Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning - Immigrant Recruitment Issue in Armed Forces
Nov. 19, 2013 House Votes To Name Joint VA-DOD Clinic After General Gourley
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder - Ron Davis Being Sworn-In to Lead Federal COPS Program
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Diana Dooley, Secretary, California Health and Human Services, and Peter Lee, Executive Director, California Health Benefit Exchange - Implement ACA Administrative Fix
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Governor Edmund Brown, State of California - School Success and Opportunity Act
Nov. 7, 2013 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director Office of Management and Budget - Fully Fund Earth Quake Early Warning System
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Director Edward DeMarco, Federal Housing Finance Agency - Protect Homebuyers from Damaging FHFA Proposals
Oct. 24, 2013 Statement On The President's Call To Pass Immigration Reform
Oct. 23, 2013 In Honor of World Polio Day
Oct. 23, 2013 Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013
Oct. 16, 2013 Statement On The Vote To Open The Government
Oct. 15, 2013 California Accepts $6.7 Million Federal Grant To Build Fort Ord Veterans Cemetery
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Acting Director Edward DeMarco, Federal Housing Finance Agency - Do Not Lower Conforming Loan Limits
Oct. 10, 2013 Border Security and Enforcement Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 8, 2013 Rep. Bilirakis Joins Rep. Farr As Travel And Tourism Caucus Co-Chair
Oct. 7, 2013 Food and Drug Administration Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Oct. 4, 2013 Federal Emergency Management Agency Continuing Resolution
Oct. 4, 2013 Providing for Consideration of Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Continuing Appropriations Resolution
Oct. 4, 2013 Federal Emergency Management Agency Continuing Resolution
Oct. 3, 2013 Veterans Benefits Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 3, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Leader Nancy Pelosi - Comprehensive Immigration Reform with Strong Labor Protections
Oct. 2, 2013 Providing for Consideration of National Parks Service Operations, Smithsonian Institution, National Gallery of Art, and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Continuing Appropriations Resolution
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
Oct. 1, 2013 Fort Ord Veterans Cemetery Secures Federal Grant
Sept. 30, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Sept. 30, 2013 Providing for Consideration of the Senate Amendment, Continuing Appropriations Resolution
Sept. 29, 2013 Statement On The Republican Vote To Shut Down Government
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to President Obama - End Immigrant Detention Bed Mandate
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbit Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Allow Institutions of Higher Education to be able to Grow and Cultivate Hemp for Research Purposes
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling
Sept. 19, 2013 A Dream-Killing Bill
Sept. 19, 2013 Statement On GOP Vote To Cut $40B From SNAP
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