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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
General Nov. 4, 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
July 22, 2014 Travel Promotion, Enhancement, and Modernization Act of 2014
July 22, 2014 House Votes To Boost Tourism To The US
July 22, 2014 House Votes to Boost Tourism to the US
July 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC
July 10, 2014 Brand USA Bill Receives Unanimous Vote
July 10, 2014 Farr Challenges Central Coast to Join Him in Getting Healthy
July 10, 2014 Farr Challenges Central Coast To Join Him In Getting Healthy
July 9, 2014 Senate Passes Farr Bill to Name New Joint VA-DOD Clinic After General Gourley
July 9, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - European Tar Sands Policy
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action
July 1, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary Department of Homeland Security - Indefinite Detention of Immigrants
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 26, 2014 Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America That Works Act of 2014
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 20, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Increased Classroom Connectivity for Underserved Communities
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 12, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy
June 11, 2014 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act 2015
June 11, 2014 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act 2015
June 11, 2014 Reps. Farr, DeLauro and Miller Fight Republican Attempts to Weaken School Lunch Nutrition Standards
June 10, 2014 Condemning the Mass Shooting in Isla Vista California
June 2, 2014 Letter to Patrick Leahy, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Campaign Finance Decisions
May 30, 2014 Farr Statement On Rohrabacher-Farr Medical Marijuana Amendment
May 29, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture- Protect Captive Orcas and Marine Mammals
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 29, 2014 Farr Criticizes Republicans' Attack On Our Oceans
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
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