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Bob Menendez's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

Full Name: Robert 'Bob' Menendez
Office: U.S. Senate (NJ) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 01/18/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Divorced; 2 Children: Alicia, Robert
Birth Date: 01/01/1954
Birth Place: New York, NY
Home City: Hoboken, NJ
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
April 2, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Mary Landrieu, and Daniel Coats - Strong Support for Firefighters
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
March 10, 2014 Sens. Menendez and Booker Announce More Than $27 Million in Federal Sandy Relief Funds
March 7, 2014 Senator Menendez Welcomes New Lethal Force Directives as a Positive First Step
March 6, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Extend Temporary Housing Assistance to Sandy Victims
Feb. 19, 2014 Sens. Menendez, Booker Announce More than $1 Million in Sandy Relief to Howell Township
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security and Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - Sens. Menendez, Booker Urge Feds to Expedite Shipment of Road Salt to NJ
Jan. 27, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 -- Motion To Proceed
Jan. 17, 2014 Sen. Menendez Applauds Changes to Controversial NSA Surveillance Program
Jan. 7, 2014 Sen. Menendez Urges Freeze on Skyrocketing Flood Insurance Premiums
Jan. 2, 2014 Sen. Menendez: We Must Rescue Sandy Survivors from Rising Flood Insurance Premiums
Dec. 11, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations - Nomination Hearing
Nov. 19, 2013 Times Picayune - Senators Seek To Add Measure Delaying Flood Insurance Hikes To Pending Defense Bill
Oct. 29, 2013 Letter to Administrator John Pistole, Transportation Security Administration - TSA Searches at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Oct. 28, 2013 Menendez Joins HUD Secretary Donovan, Sen. Chiesa, Sen.-Elect Booker, Local Leaders and Residents to Announce $1.46 billion in Sandy Recovery Funding
Oct. 25, 2013 Landrieu, Bipartisan Coalition to Introduce Flood Insurance Reform Bill
Sept. 27, 2013 Letter to Administrator Fugate, Federal Emergency Management Agency - Extend Deadline for Flood Insurance Claims for Sandy Homeowners
Sept. 26, 2013 Menendez, Chiesa Announce $17.1 Million in Federal Sandy Relief Including $10 Million for Mitigation of Future Storms
Sept. 26, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Nomination for Rise Gottemoeller, Frank Rose, and Adam Scheinman
Sept. 26, 2013 NJ.com - More than $17 Million in Sandy Aid Will Pay State for Cleanup and Fund Mitigation Initiatives
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iran
Sept. 19, 2013 Bergen Dispatch - Pascrell, Menendez Announce Nearly $11 Million in Housing Grants for Bergen County
Sept. 19, 2013 Senators Menendez, Chiesa Announce More Than $6.2 Million in Federal Sandy relief for Paramus, State Emergency Management Office, NJ Human Services Department
Sept. 19, 2013 North Jersey - Bergen County Awarded More Than $11M in FEMA and HUD Grants
Sept. 19, 2013 Paramus Patch - More than $6.2M in Sandy Relief Announced Thursday
Sept. 17, 2013 Letter to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie - Boardwalk Fires Assistance
Sept. 3, 2013 Chairman Menendez Opening Remarks at the Hearing on Authorization of Use of Military Force in Syria
Aug. 19, 2013 Menendez Applauds Release of Sandy Rebuilding Task Force's Strategy
Aug. 2, 2013 Bipartisan Embassy Security, Threat Mitigation and Personnel Protection Act of 2013 Passes Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Aug. 1, 2013 Chairman Menendez Statement on Edward Snowden Developments
July 24, 2013 Chairman Menendez Statement on Latest Developments Regarding Edward Snowden
July 17, 2013 Chairman Menendez Statement on Cuban Weapon Transfers to North Korea
July 16, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - S. 980, The Embassy Security and Personnel Protection Act of 2013
June 4, 2013 Point Pleasant Patch - New Bill Introduced to Delay Flood Insurance Rate Hikes
June 3, 2013 Dredging Today.com - Senators Announce Aid for North Wildwood Beach Replenishment
May 31, 2013 Lautenberg, Menendez Announce More Than $3 Million in Federal Sandy Aid for North Wildwood Beach Replenishment
May 29, 2013 Menendez, Lautenberg Announce Nearly $5 Million in Federal Sandy Relief to Begin Hazard Mitigation Efforts
May 1, 2013 Letter to Chairwoman Mikulski and Vice Chairman Shelby - Fund Federal COPS Hiring Program
April 30, 2013 Lautenberg, Menendez Announce Nearly $9.4 Million in Federal Funding to Help Local Communities Recover from Superstorm Sandy
April 15, 2013 Menendez Remarks on Boston Marathon Tragedy
March 20, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Hearing on Counterterrorism
March 12, 2013 Menendez Questions Wisdom of TSA Relaxed Carry-On Restrictions
Feb. 28, 2013 Graham Introduces Resolution Expressing Support for U.S.-Israeli Relationship & Concerns about Iranian Nuclear Program
Feb. 22, 2013 Chairman Menendez Meets With Pakistani President Zadari on Counter-Terrorism and Bilateral Cooperation
Feb. 20, 2013 Chairman Menendez Meets With President Karzai To Discuss Afghanistan's Future
Feb. 14, 2013 Foreign Relations Chairman Menendez Announces Committee Approval of North Korea Nonproliferation and Accountability Act of 2013
Feb. 12, 2013 Chairman Menendez's Statement on Third North Korean Nuclear Test
Feb. 6, 2013 Chairman Menendez's Statement On the Implementation of the Iran Threat Reduction Act
Feb. 1, 2013 Senator Menendez's Statement on Bombing in Ankara
Jan. 28, 2013 Making Supplemental Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2013
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