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Alcee Hastings, Sr.'s Public Statements

Full Name: Alcee L. Hastings, Sr.
Office: U.S. House (FL) - District 20, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. House - District 20
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Divorced; 3 Children: Chelsea, Alcee, Leigh
Birth Date: 09/05/1936
Birth Place: Altamonte Springs, FL
Home City: Miramar, FL
Religion: African Methodist Episcopal
Date Title
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
April 7, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - No Fly Lists
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 4, 2014 Letter to Chairman Jack Kingston and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 2, 2014 Hastings' Statement on Supreme Court's Flawed McCutcheon Decision
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
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 31, 2014 Huffington Post - Continuing the Fight for Women's Rights With Paycheck Fairness
March 27, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 25, 2014 Blog: Hastings on 25th Anniversary of Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
March 20, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Sudan and South Sudan Call for Action on South Sudan Violence
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 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
March 15, 2014 The Huffington Post - Refocusing Humanitarian Aid in Syria
March 14, 2014 Members Denounce New Gainful Employment Regulation
March 14, 2014 The Need for Refocusing American Humanitarian Aid in Syria
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
March 10, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D
March 8, 2014 Hastings Celebrates International Women's Day
March 7, 2014 Hastings Commemorates One-Year Anniversary of Reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act
March 6, 2014 Provision of Costs of Loan Guarantees For Ukraine
March 6, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process
March 6, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2824, Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2641, Responsibly and Professionally Invigorating Development Act of 2013; and Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 5, 2014 Blog: Hastings on Euro-Atlantic Integration in the Western Balkans
March 5, 2014 Hastings' Statement on 2 Million Americans Losing Emergency Unemployment Benefits
March 5, 2014 Hastings Supports Flood Insurance Relief Bill
March 3, 2014 Blog: Hastings Marks National Nutrition Month
March 1, 2014 Blog: Hastings on Music in Our Schools Month
Feb. 27, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 899, Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2013
Feb. 25, 2014 Addressing Afrophobia in Europe
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health Informational Technology, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Leverage Meaningful Use Program to Reduce Health Disparities
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary for the Army for Civil Works, US Army Corps of Engineers - Florida Keys Water Quality Improvement Program
Feb. 20, 2014 Hastings' Statement on Afrophobia in Europe
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Feb. 18, 2014 Introducing the Community Gardening and Nutrition Act of 2014
Feb. 11, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3193, Consumer Financial Freedom and Washington Accountability Act; Providing for Proceedings During the Period from February 13, 2014, through February 24, 2014; and for Other Purposes
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administration, Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - NATO Enlargement
Feb. 5, 2014 Letter to Rick Scott, Governor of Florida - Medicaid Expansion
Feb. 5, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2954, Public Access and Lands Improvement Act, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3964, Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Delivery Act
Jan. 28, 2014 Hastings' Response to President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Flood Insurance Rates
Jan. 27, 2014 Congressional Tunisia Caucus Co-Chairs Schweikert and Hastings Praise Adoption of Historic Constitution by Tunisian Republic
Jan. 27, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary, US Department of State - P-2 Refugee Status for Ahiska Turks
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Deportations Now
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
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