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John Lewis' Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Full Name: John R. Lewis
Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Lillian; 1 Child: John
Birth Date: 02/21/1940
Birth Place: Troy, AL
Home City: Atlanta, GA
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
Issue Position: Unemployment
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
Feb. 28, 2014 Rep. John Lewis Signs Discharge Petition to Raise Minimum Wage
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage
Jan. 29, 2014 Rep. John Lewis on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp - Turn Focus to Economy
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
Dec. 20, 2011 Motion to Go to Conference on H.R. 3630, Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011
Dec. 13, 2011 Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011
Dec. 13, 2011 Rep. John Lewis Presses For Clean, Straightforward Extension to U.I.
Dec. 12, 2011 Hearing of the House Rules Committee - H.R. 3630, The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011
Dec. 8, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1633, Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act of 2011
Sept. 9, 2011 Letter to Chairman Camp
Aug. 12, 2011 Rep. John Lewis Joins Rep. Hank Johnson And CBC to Produce Mega-Job Fair
July 13, 2011 Rep. John Lewis Applauds Atlanta Center for Working Families EPA Grant
May 5, 2011 Hearing of the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - Transparency of State and Local Pension Plans
March 30, 2011 Rep. John Lewis Responds to Republican Intentions to End Social Security
Nov. 17, 2010 Letter To Jacqueline Berrien, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Possible Discrimination Against the Unemployed
May 1, 2010 A Call for $23 Billion Teacher Jobs Fund
Feb. 2, 2010 Lewis Applauds Certain Budget Proposals For Making Improvements To The Tax System
Sept. 17, 2008 Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008
July 9, 2008 Pension Protection Technical Corrections Act Of 2008
March 1, 2007 Employee Free Choice Act
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Supporting Our Troops
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Jobless
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