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John Lewis' Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

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: Children, Youth, and Families
Issue Position: Social Security
Issue Position: Social Security - Ending the Disability Backlog
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
July 29, 2013 Letter to Representative Harold Rogers, Representative Jack Kingston, Representative Nita Lowey, and Representative Rosa DeLauro - Meals on Wheels
May 9, 2013 Full Faith and Credit Act
March 22, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Rejects Ryan-Republican Budget to Favor More Balanced, Fair Solutions
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Medicare Eligibility
Aug. 14, 2012 Rep. John Lewis Commemorates 77th Anniversary of Social Security
June 26, 2012 Bipartisan Leaders in House and Senate Urge GAO to Probe Success Rate of Efforts to Identify and Prevent Medicare Fraud
April 24, 2012 Rep. John Lewis: Trustees Report Social Security is Solvent
April 24, 2012 Representative John Lewis: Trustees Report Social Security is Solvent
April 18, 2012 Representative John Lewis Says Republican Cuts to Social Safety Net Are Heartless, Not Fiscally Sound
March 27, 2012 Republican Budget Ends Medicare
Oct. 21, 2011 Rep. John Lewis on President Obama's Decision to Bring Iraq War Troops Home
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
July 25, 2011 Letter to Democratic Leader Pelosi
July 21, 2011 Letter to Barack H. Obama, President of the United States - Cuts to Social Security Revenue
July 19, 2011 Rep. John Lewis Votes No To Cut, Cap and End Medicare
July 15, 2011 Cicilline to Leader Pelosi: Protect Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid Benefits
June 30, 2011 Rep. John Lewis Highlights 45th Anniversary of the Medicare Program
June 14, 2011 Hearing of the House Ways and Means Committee - Social Security's Payment Accuracy
April 15, 2011 Rep. John Lewis Speaks Out in Favor of the People's Budget
April 7, 2011 Rep. John Lewis on Impact of Government Shutdown
April 1, 2011 National Public Radio-Republicans Challenge AARP's Tax-Exempt Status
March 30, 2011 Republicans on AARP- Love Them or Leave Them?
March 30, 2011 Rep. John Lewis Responds to Republican Intentions to End Social Security
March 30, 2011 Republicans on AARP: Love Them or Leave Them?
Oct. 15, 2010 Letter To Barack Obama, President of The United States - Social Security
July 20, 2010 Social Security is a Sacred Trust
Nov. 19, 2009 Opening Statement Of Chairman John Lewis At Joint Hearing On Food Banks
May 6, 2009 Economic Recovery Payments Go To Elderly
Sept. 27, 2008 Lewis Charity Enhancement Act Passes House
Sept. 23, 2008 Rep. John Lewis Calls Hearing to Examine Solvency Of Federal Pension Guarantee Corporation
July 15, 2008 Rep. John Lewis Applauds House Override Of President's Medicare Veto
June 24, 2008 Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008
April 22, 2008 Rep. John Lewis Finds Atlantans Die Waiting for Social Security Benefits
April 15, 2008 Lewis-Rangel Taxpayer Assistance Passes House
Oct. 10, 2007 Tax Collection Responsibility Act of 2007
April 17, 2007 Taxpayer Protection Act of 2007
Feb. 27, 2007 Reps. John Lewis and Rep. Dave Camp Join with NBA All Star to Improve Medicare for Kidney Patients
May 10, 2006 Conference Report on H.R. 4297, Tax Increase Prevention and Reconciliation Act of 2005
March 6, 2006 Rep. Tierney Calls for CSBG Program Funding
Feb. 16, 2006 Hearing: Second In Series Of Subcommittee Hearings On Social Security Number High-Risk Issues
Feb. 16, 2006 Hearing: Second In Series Of Subcommittee Hearings On Social Security Number High-Risk Issues
July 22, 2005 Rep. John Lewis Comments on President Bush's Visit to Atlanta
Sept. 8, 2004 Federal News Service - Hearing of the House Budget Committee - Transcript
May 20, 2004 Expressing the Gratitudes of the House of Representative to It's Parliamentarian, the Honorable Charles W. Johnson
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