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Gary Ackerman's Public Statements

Full Name: Gary L. Ackerman
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Rita; 3 Children: Lauren, Corey, Ari
Birth Date: 11/19/1942
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
Home City: Queens, NY
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: Restoring Accountability
Issue Position: Healthcare
Issue Position: Restoring the American Dream
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Financial Services
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Civil Rights
Issue Position: Making America Safer
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
Nov. 15, 2012 Ackerman Issues Statement Supporting Israeli Military Operation in Gaza
Oct. 30, 2012 Letter to Speaker Boehner and Leader Pelosi
Sept. 20, 2012 Hearing of the Middle East and South Asia Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - "Safeguarding Israel's Security in a Volatile Region"
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
Aug. 15, 2012 Ackerman Issues Statement on Standard Chartered Settlement with NY Regulator
July 24, 2012 Letter to Janos Ader, President of the Republic of Hungary, and Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Republic of Hungary - Ladislaus Csizsik-Csatary
July 19, 2012 Ackerman Condemns Attack in Bulgaria
July 13, 2012 Letter to Postmaster Donahoe
July 10, 2012 Ackerman Statement from Subcommittee Hearing on Palestinian Corruption
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
July 6, 2012 Ackerman Criticizes Postal Service for Proposing to Close Baysie Post Office
June 28, 2012 Ackerman Hails Supreme Court Decision on Health Care Law
June 20, 2012 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia - On Egypt
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
June 7, 2012 Letter to Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives
June 6, 2012 Bishop and Li Delegation Leading Fight to Keep Federal Aviation Jobs on Long Island
May 29, 2012 Letter to Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Mr. Edward DeMarco, Acting Director
May 17, 2012 NY Daily News - Pakistan is a 'Black Hole' for US Aid
May 17, 2012 Letter to Frank J. Calabrese Manager, Consumer and Industry Contact Triboro District
May 9, 2012 United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of 2012
May 9, 2012 Hearing of the Middle East and South Asia Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - "Assessing U.S. Foreign Policy Priorities and Needs Amidst Economic Challenges in the Middle East"
May 9, 2012 Letter to Patrick R. Donahoe, Postmaster General - Post Office Closures
April 25, 2012 Hearing of the Middle East and South Asia Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - "Confronting Damascus: U.S. Policy toward the Evolving Situation in Syria, Part II"
April 3, 2012 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
March 28, 2012 Letters to President Obama and Douglas Shulman, Commissioner of Internal Revenue Service
March 27, 2012 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense
March 21, 2012 Hearing of the Middle East and South Asia Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Halting the Descent: U.S. Policy toward the Deteriorating Situation in Iraq
March 15, 2012 Congressman Ackerman Announces He Will Not Seek Re-Election
Feb. 16, 2012 Ackerman Introduces Legistation to Reinstate Tax Deduction for College Tuition
Feb. 9, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Feb. 8, 2012 Letter to Interior Secretary Salazar
Jan. 25, 2012 Letter to Congress
Jan. 19, 2012 Ackerman Statement on the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), H.R. 3261
Jan. 12, 2012 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - First Director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Jan. 10, 2012 Ackerman Introduces Legislation to Keep Unhealthy Animals Out of Nation's Food Supply
Dec. 16, 2011 Reps. Israel, DeLauro Announce the Introduction of Legislation to Protect and Preserve Long Island Sound
Dec. 14, 2011 Hearing of Middle East and South Asia Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Confronting Damascus: U.S. Policy Toward the Evolving Situation in Syria
Dec. 14, 2011 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dec. 14, 2011 Hearing of the Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee of the House Financial Services Committee - Whistleblower Improvement Act of 2011, H.R. 2438
Dec. 7, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner, Leader Pelosi, Leader Cantor, and Whip Hoyer
Dec. 7, 2011 Letter to President Obama
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