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Jim Oberstar's Public Statements

Full Name: James 'Jim' L. Oberstar
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jean; 6 Children: Ted, Noelle, Annie, Monica, Lindsey, Charlie
Birth Date: 09/10/1934
Birth Place: Chisholm, MN
Home City: Chisholm, MN
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
March 21, 2010 Senate Amendments To H.R. 3590, Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009, And H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010--Continued
March 17, 2010 Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act Of 2010
March 17, 2010 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On The Coast Guard And Maritime Transportation Of The House Committee On Transportation and Infrastructure - "Capacity Of Vessels To Meet U.S. Import And Export Requirements"
March 17, 2010 Continuing Extension Act Of 2010
March 12, 2010 Letter To Daniel R. Elliot III, Chairman, Surface Transportation Board
March 10, 2010 Authorizing Compensation For Furloughed Transportation Department Employees
March 9, 2010 Harmful Algal Blooms And Hypoxia Research And Control Amendments Act Of 2010
March 7, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Dave Obey, Chairman, Subcommittee on Labor Health & Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies; The Honorable Todd Tiahrt, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Labor Health & Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
March 4, 2010 Providing For Consideration Of Senate Amendment To H.R. 2847, Commerce, Justice, Science, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
March 4, 2010 Commerce, Justice, Science, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
March 4, 2010 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Economic Development, Public Buildings, And Emergency Management Of The House Committee On Transportation And Infrastructure - "U.S. Mayors Speak Out: Addressing Disasters In Cities"
March 2, 2010 Natural Hazards Risk Reduction Act Of 2010
Feb. 23, 2010 Hearing Of The House Committee On Transportation And Infrastructure - "Recovery Act: One-year Progress Report For Transportation And Infrastructure Investment"
Feb. 22, 2010 The Public Transportation Safety Program Act Of 2010
Feb. 10, 2010 Op-Ed: Congressman's View: How To Restore Fiscal Discipline
Feb. 4, 2010 House Passes Common Sense Pay-As-You-Go Legislation
Feb. 3, 2010 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Economic Development, Public Buildings, And Emergency Management Of The House Committee On Transportation And Infrastructure - FEMA's Urban Search And Rescue Program In Haiti: How To Apply Lessons Learned At Home
Feb. 3, 2010 Architect Of The Capitol Appointment Act Of 2010
Jan. 19, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
Jan. 18, 2010 ICYMI: ODOT Hosts Country's Top Transportation Decision Makers
Jan. 14, 2010 Letter To President Barack H. Obama
Jan. 11, 2010 Oberstar Continues To Push Aggressive Transportation Agenda
Dec. 16, 2009 Jobs For Main Street Act, 2010
Dec. 15, 2009 Oberstar Transportation Plan Included In House Jobs Bill
Dec. 11, 2009 Wall Street Reform And Consumer Protection Act Of 2009
Dec. 11, 2009 Oberstar Statement On Financial Services Reform Legislation
Dec. 10, 2009 Hearing Of The House Committee On Transportation And Infrastructure - "Recovery Act: Progress Report For Transportation Infrastructure Investment"
Dec. 8, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Highways And Transit Of The House Committee On Transportation And Infrastructure - Public Transit Safety: Examining The Federal Role
Dec. 8, 2009 Extension Of Authority To Expedite The Processing Of Permits
Dec. 8, 2009 Fiscal Year 2010 Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act, Part II
Dec. 1, 2009 Oberstar Statement On Obama's Afghanistan Speech
Nov. 18, 2009 House Extends Firefighters Grant Program
Nov. 18, 2009 Fire Grants Reauthorization Act Of 2009
Nov. 18, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Water Resources And Environment Of The House Committee On Transportation And Infrastructure - "Proposals For A Water Resources Development Act Of 2010"
Nov. 17, 2009 Drive Safer Sunday
Nov. 17, 2009 Cruise Vessel Security And Safety Act Of 2009
Nov. 17, 2009 Clean Hull Act Of 2009
Nov. 7, 2009 Oberstar's Statement For The Congressional Record On The Passage Of HR 3962, The Affordable Health Care For America Act
Nov. 5, 2009 Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Act Of 2009
Nov. 5, 2009 Congress Extends Unemployment Benefits And Homebuyers Credit
Nov. 4, 2009 H.R. 4016, The Hazardous Material Transportation Safety Act Of 2009
Nov. 4, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Water Resources And Environment Of The House Committee On Transportation And Infrastructure - "Recovery Act: Progress Report On Water Resources Infrastructure Investment"
Oct. 29, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Highways And Transit Of The House Committee On Transportation And Infrastructure- "Addressing The Problem Of Distracted Driving"
Oct. 28, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Aviation Of The House Committee On Transportation And Infrastructure- "NextGen: A Review Of The RTCA Mid-Term Implementation Task Force Report"
Oct. 27, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Economic Development, Public Buildings, And Emergency Management Of The House Committee On Transportation And Infrastructure - "Tracking Hearing #3: Following The Dollars To The Jobs"
Oct. 22, 2009 Coast Guard Authorization Act Of 2010
Oct. 20, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Economic Development, Public Buildings, And Emergency Management Of The House Committee On Transportation and Infrastructure- "Looking Out For The Very Young, The Elderly, And Others With Special Needs: Lessons From Katrina
Oct. 14, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Of The House Committee On Transportation And Infrastructure- High Speed Rail in the United States: Opportunities and Challenges
Oct. 14, 2009 Recognizing 10th Anniversary Of The Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association
Oct. 14, 2009 Maritime Workforce Development Act
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