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Ed Towns' Public Statements

Full Name: Edolphus 'Ed' Towns
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Gwendolyn Towns; 2 Children: Darryl, Deidra
Birth Date: 07/21/1934
Birth Place: Chadbourn, NC
Home City: Brooklyn, NY
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: The Environment
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Social Security/Budget
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Government Contractors
Issue Position: Public Health
Issue Position: Iraq and Our Military
Issue Position: Crime
Issue Position: A Prescription Drug Program for Seniors
Issue Position: Technology
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Telecommunications
Issue Position: Housing
Issue Position: The Economy
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
Dec. 12, 2012 Letter to Mayor Michael Bloomberg - D-SNAP
Dec. 11, 2012 Letter to President Obama, House and Senate Leadership
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
Sept. 24, 2012 Congressman Towns Urges Residents of Brooklyn To Increase Their Efforts to Register New Voters
Sept. 21, 2012 In Recognition of Taiwan's National Day
Sept. 11, 2012 Rep. Towns Remembers the Events of September 11, 2001
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
Aug. 20, 2012 Statement on the Need for Gun Control Legislation
July 25, 2012 Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act
July 20, 2012 Towns' Statement on the Aurora, Colorado Mass Shooting
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
June 28, 2012 Rep. Towns Applauds Supreme Court for Upholding Key Provisions of the Affordable Care Act
June 8, 2012 Letter to Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy - Memorandum for Power Marketing Administrators
June 7, 2012 Letter to Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives
May 31, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Reform Act of 2012
May 30, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Reform Act of 2012
May 18, 2012 In Support of the People of Tibet
May 10, 2012 Congratulating President Ma Ying-Jeou of Taiwan
May 9, 2012 Letter to Patrick R. Donahoe, Postmaster General - Post Office Closures
May 1, 2012 Letter to Mr. Alejandro Mayorkas, Director U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
April 17, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice
April 16, 2012 Brooklyn Congressman Ed Towns Announces He Will Not Seek Reelection for 16th Term in Congress
April 12, 2012 Blog: Let Us Not Give Up on the Commitment to Close the Health Disparity Gap
April 10, 2012 Blog: I am Firmly Engaged in the Foreclosure Battle for My Constituents
April 4, 2012 Blog: The Urban Jobs Act is a Key to Ending high Unemployment Among Urban Youth
April 3, 2012 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
March 30, 2012 We must revamp the FDA's approval process for new drugs
March 29, 2012 Commemorating the 33rd Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act
March 28, 2012 Hearing of the Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, & International Security Subcommittee of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Assessing Efforts to Combat Waste and Fraud...
March 27, 2012 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense
March 23, 2012 These Senseless Killings Must End
March 23, 2012 Let Us Recommit to Defending the Gains of Health Care Reform
March 21, 2012 Protecting Access to Healthcare Act
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