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Olympia Snowe's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Full Name: Olympia Jean Snowe
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: John R. McKernan, Jr
Birth Date: 02/21/1947
Birth Place: Augusta, ME
Home City: Falmouth, ME
Religion: Greek Orthodox
Date Title
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP
Oct. 11, 2012 Snowe, Senators Urge HHS to Release Winter Heat Aid
Oct. 11, 2012 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services - Restore Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funds
Sept. 13, 2012 Snowe, Reed Secure Language Keeping LIHEAP Funding at Last Year's Levels
May 17, 2012 Letter to Leader Reid
March 28, 2012 Senators Introduce Legislation to Ease Hiring Process for Veterans
Feb. 15, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Finance Committee - The President's FY2013 Budget Proposals
Dec. 22, 2011 Snowe to President: Time to Reassess LIHEAP Cut
Dec. 15, 2011 Snowe on LIHEAP: Winter is not Waiting for Congress to Act
Dec. 12, 2011 Snowe to President: Restore LIHEAP Funding to Last Year's Levels
Nov. 8, 2011 3% Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act
Nov. 4, 2011 Snowe Statement on October Unemployment Report
Oct. 28, 2011 Reed and Snowe Oppose White House Freeze on LIHEAP Heating Aid
Oct. 18, 2011 Sen. Snowe to Obama Administration: "Listen to Main StreetÂ… Rome is Burning!"
July 8, 2011 Statement on June Jobs Report
June 3, 2011 Snowe Statement on May Jobs Report
Feb. 4, 2011 Snowe Statement on January Unemployment Data
Jan. 11, 2011 Reed, Snowe Announce Additional $1.6 Billion in LIHEAP Funding
Dec. 17, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, United States Senate & The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Republican Leader, United States Senate
Dec. 2, 2010 Senator Snowe Cosponsors Fully-Offset Extension of Unemployment Benefits
Nov. 29, 2010 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid
Nov. 23, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Daniel Inouye, Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriations
Oct. 8, 2010 Snowe Statement on September Unemployment Data
Aug. 4, 2010 Senator Collins, Snowe Support Extension of Federal Medicaid Funding
June 30, 2010 Snowe Votes to Extend Safety-Net Program for Jobless Workers
June 25, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid
May 10, 2010 Snowe, Collins Announce TAA Benefits for Sappi Workers in Westbrook
Feb. 23, 2010 Snowe, Pryor Tout New Bill to Drive Job Creation in America
Sept. 13, 2009 CBS "Face The Nation" - Transcript
May 21, 2009 Snowe Announces Bill to Improve Emergency Psychiatric Care
April 3, 2009 Snowe Comments on Record High Unemployment
March 31, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Finance Committee - TARP Oversight: A Six-Month Update
March 11, 2009 Snowe Comments on Senate Passage of Omnibus Spending Bill
Feb. 13, 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009--Conference Report
Feb. 13, 2009 Snowe Paves Way for Stronger Economy
Feb. 12, 2009 MSNBC "1600 Pennsylvania Avenue" - Transcript
Feb. 10, 2009 Snowe Supports Senate Stimulus Package and Engages Senate-House Conference Process
Feb. 9, 2009 Snowe Votes to Support Bipartisan Compromise on Economic Stimulus
Feb. 6, 2009 Snowe Supports Economic Stimulus Package to Boost American Economy & Create Jobs
Feb. 2, 2009 The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009--Resumed
Jan. 28, 2009 MSNBC Interview - Transcript
Jan. 27, 2009 Snowe Plays Pivotal Role in Advancing Tax Portion of Economic Stimulus Measure
Jan. 21, 2009 Snowe Presses Treasury Secretary Nominee Geithner for Strategy to Lift Ailing American Economy
Jan. 9, 2009 Snowe, Lincoln, Bunning Introduce Bill to Boost Benefits for Jobless Workers As National Unemployment Rate Hits Highest Level Since ‘93
Dec. 8, 2008 Snowe Introduces Legislation to Suspend Taxation of Unemployment Benefits
Dec. 5, 2008 New Jobless Numbers Strengthen Snowe's Call for Economic Stimulus and Aid for Small Businesses
Nov. 7, 2008 In Light of Dismal Job Loss Figures, Snowe Renews Call for Second Stimulus Package
Sept. 18, 2008 Harkin, Snowe Seek Equal Coverage For Prosthetics
July 17, 2008 Hearing of the Senate Finance Committee - The Right Care at the Right
June 25, 2008 Kerry, Snowe Urge Relief for New Englanders from Home Heating Oil Costs
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