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Alcee Hastings, Sr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Defense

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
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
Oct. 29, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Defense Spending
Sept. 11, 2013 Hastings' Statement on President Obama's Address Regarding Syria
Aug. 31, 2013 Hastings' Statement on President Obama's Remarks Regarding Syria
Aug. 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Military Action in Syria
Aug. 2, 2013 Recognizing the Unbreakable Friendship Between the United States and Israel
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
June 4, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2216, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014; And Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2217, Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2014
May 25, 2013 Hastings Marks 10th Anniversary of Iraq War
April 25, 2013 Hastings Marks 10th Anniversary of Iraq War
April 23, 2013 Letter to Honorable Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
March 19, 2013 Official Blog: Hastings Reflects on the 10th Anniversary of the Iraq War
Sept. 12, 2012 Hastings Condemns Attack on U.S. Consulate in Libya, Death of Ambassador Christopher Stevens
March 27, 2012 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense
Dec. 15, 2011 Hastings on the End of the Iraq War
Dec. 15, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 14, 2011 Conference Report on H.R. 1540, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Oct. 21, 2011 Hastings on the Withdrawal of Troops in Iraq
Oct. 18, 2011 Hastings Welcomes the Release of Israeli Soldier Gilad Shalit
Oct. 7, 2011 Hastings Reflects on the 10th Anniversary of the War in Afghanistan
June 27, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of The United States of America
June 24, 2011 Hastings on House Rejecting Libya Resolution
June 24, 2011 Authorizing Limited Use of Armed Forces in Libya
June 23, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2219, Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012
June 22, 2011 Introducing the Post-Deployment Strategy Act of 2011
June 22, 2011 Hastings Introduces Resolution to Limit the Use of Force in Libya
June 22, 2011 Hastings Introduces the Post-Deployment Strategy Act
June 21, 2011 Introducing a Resolution Authorizing the Limited Use of Force in Support of the NATO Mission in Libya
May 26, 2011 Hastings' Amendment to Defense Authorization Act Passes House
May 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman McKeon
March 18, 2011 Hastings on 8th Anniversary of the Iraq War
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
May 28, 2010 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011
May 28, 2010 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011
May 26, 2010 Hastings Withdraws Amendment Regarding the International Committee of the Red Cross
Feb. 25, 2010 Intelligence Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010
Feb. 3, 2010 Hastings' Amendment On Diversity In The Cybersecurity Industry Overwhelmingly Passes House
Oct. 7, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Dr. Robert M. Gates
Sept. 15, 2009 Hastings Urges Repeal Of The Defense Of Marriage Act
June 26, 2009 Hastings' Amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act Passes House
June 22, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President Of The United States
June 10, 2009 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 1886, Pakistan Eduring Assisstance And Cooperation Enhancement Act Of 2009, And Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 2410, Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2010 And 2011
Jan. 15, 2009 Remarks By Rep. Alcee Hastings On The Iraqi Refugee And Internally Displaced Personas Humanitarian Assistance, Resettlement, And Security Act Of 2009 (As Released By The Commission On Security And Cooperation In Europe)
Jan. 15, 2009 The Iraqi Refugee And Internally Displace Persons Humanitarian Assistance, Resettlement, And Security Act Of 2009
Jan. 15, 2009 The Iraqi Refugee and Internally Displaced Persons Humanitarian Assistance, Resettlement, and Security Act of 2009
Aug. 20, 2008 Letter to Jack McGuire, CEO of the American Red Cross: U.S. Representative Alcee L. Hastings Urges Renewed Focus on Status of Captured Israeli Soldier
July 30, 2008 Plight of Iraqi Refugees Demands 'Humanitarian Surge'
July 24, 2008 Briefing Of The United States Commisiion On Security And Coorperation In Europe (Helsinki Commission) (As Released By The Helsinki Commission) - Physicians For Human Rights (PHR)
July 16, 2008 The Iraqi Refugee and Internally Displaced Persons Humanitarian Assistance, Resettlement, and Security Act of 2008
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