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Alcee Hastings, Sr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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: Running, 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
Issue Position: Healthcare
June 10, 2014 Hastings' Statement on 3 Million Americans Losing Emergency Unemployment Benefits
May 20, 2014 Congressional Homelessness Caucus Hosts Briefing on Unemployment Insurance
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
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 Hastings' Statement on 2 Million Americans Losing Emergency Unemployment Benefits
Feb. 18, 2014 Introducing the Community Gardening and Nutrition Act of 2014
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. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 15, 2014 Hastings' Statement on Senate Republicans Blocking of Unemployment Benefits
Jan. 8, 2014 Hastings Marks the 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty
Dec. 28, 2013 Hastings' Statement on the Expiration of Unemployment Benefits
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 5, 2013 Hastings Reintroduces the National Commission on Employment and Economic Security Act
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman, Senate Committee on Agriculture and Collin Peterson, Ranking Member, House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture - No Further Cuts to SNAP in the Farm Bill Conference Report
Dec. 3, 2013 Introducing the National Commission on Employment and Economic Security Act of 2013
Nov. 18, 2013 Hastings Marks National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week
Nov. 1, 2013 Hastings on Cut to SNAP Benefits
Sept. 19, 2013 Hastings Blasts Republican Efforts to Cut Roughly $40 Billion From Food Stamps
July 30, 2013 Hastings on the 48th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid
June 5, 2013 Blog: Hastings Marks the 41st World Environment Day
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
April 9, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Vote Against Benefit Cuts
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Sept. 13, 2012 Providing for Consideration of House Joint Resolution 117, Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2013; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6365, National Security and Job Protection Act
Sept. 13, 2012 Blog: Hastings Hosts Private Congressional Screening of "These Storied Streets"
May 18, 2012 Hastings Recognizes National Foster Care Month
May 11, 2012 Blog: Hastings on Older Americans Month
Feb. 17, 2012 Conference Report on H.R. 3630, Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012
Nov. 18, 2011 Hastings Reintroduces the National Commission on Employment and Economic Security Act of 2011
May 12, 2011 Hastings Slams Republican Effort to Take Away Unemployment Benefits from Millions of Americans
Nov. 17, 2010 Letter To Jacqueline Berrien, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Possible Discrimination Against the Unemployed
July 22, 2010 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 4213, Unemployment Compensation Extention Act of 2010
July 21, 2010 Waiving Requirement of Clause 6(a) of RULE XIII with Respect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions and Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules
July 15, 2010 Hastings Urges Senate to Pass Jobs Bill and Extend Unemployment Benefits Immediately
May 25, 2010 "YouCut" or "CutYou"?
April 23, 2010 Hastings To Deliver Weekly CBC "Message To America"
April 22, 2010 Hastings Establishes Congressional Caucus On Homelessness
Sept. 23, 2009 Hastings Introduces Legislation To Address Chronic Homelessness Nationwide
May 7, 2009 Hastings Introduces Resolution Fostering Resilience in African American Youth
Oct. 10, 2007 House Adopts Hastings Amendment Requiring Federal Government to Provide Disaster and Flood Insurance Counseling to Low- and Middle-Income Families
Oct. 3, 2007 U.S. Representative Alcee L. Hastings Blasts President's Veto of SCHIP Bill
March 27, 2007 Providing for Consideration of HR 835, Hawaiian Home Ownership Opportunity Act of 2007
March 14, 2007 Providing for Consideration of HR 985, Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2007
July 19, 2006 Providing for the consideration of H.R. 2389, Pledge Protection Act of 2005
April 6, 2006 Providing for Consideration of H. Con. Res. 376, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2007
March 7, 2006 Florida Democrats Again Urge Immediate Help For Medically Needy
Jan. 1, 2006 U.S. Representative Alcee L. Hastings Criticizes Vice President's Speech on Middle East
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