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Louise Slaughter's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Full Name: Louise McIntosh Slaughter
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 25, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Working Families, Democratic for U.S. House - District 25
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Robert; 3 Children: Megan, Amy, Robin
Birth Date: 08/14/1929
Birth Place: Harlan County, KY
Home City: Fairport, NY
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
Issue Position: Veterans
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Aug. 22, 2013 Rep. Slaughter Visits Veterans, Advocates at Warrior Salute, a Service of CDS Monarch
April 22, 2013 Letter to John Culberson, Chair, and Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans' Affairs and Related Agencies
April 18, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Services Funding
July 17, 2012 Slaughter Announces Nearly $1 Million Dollars in Grant Funds for Veterans Outreach Center
June 1, 2012 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
July 26, 2011 Slaughter Announces Nearly $1 million Grant to Help Rochester's Homeless Vets
Nov. 11, 2010 Fulfilling Our Promise to Veterans
May 31, 2010 Slaughter Says Thank You to America's Armed Forces Honoring Memorial Day
April 21, 2010 Caregivers And Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act
Nov. 10, 2008 Congresswoman Slaughter Commemorates Veterans Day: "The Debt Our Nation Owes To 24 Million American Veterans Is Immeasurable"
July 2, 2008 Rep. Slaughter Speaks In Support of 21st Century GI Bill
June 30, 2008 Rep. Slaughter Applauds Enactment of New GI Bill for the 21st Century
May 21, 2008 Rep. Slaughter Hails Passage of Budget for FY09
May 15, 2008 Slaughter Applauds Passage of Troop Withdrawal Timeline
March 13, 2008 Rep. Slaughter Applauds Passage of Democratic Budget for FY2009
May 24, 2007 Providing For Consideration Of Senate Amendment To H.R. 2206, U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Care, Katrina Recovery, And Iraq Accountability Appropri
March 23, 2007 U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, And Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
Feb. 28, 2007 Decision to Silence Walter Reed Critics Would Be "Morally Reprehensible"
Feb. 20, 2007 Slaughter Sends Letter to Secretary Gates Demanding Answers on Walter Reed
March 8, 2006 Lofgren Calls for Veterans' Care to Be Included in Iraq Supplemental
March 1, 2006 Assured Funding for the Department of Veterans Affairs
July 19, 2005 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2601, Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2006 and 2007
Sept. 8, 2004 Loss of Soldier's Lives
May 20, 2004 Fallen Heroes
Feb. 13, 2004 Statement on Release of CARES Commission Report
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Ending the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Veterans
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