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Mel Watt's Public Statements

Full Name: Melvin 'Mel' Luther Watt
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Eulada; 2 Children: Brian, Jason
Birth Date: 08/26/1945
Birth Place: Charlotte, North Carolina
Home City: Charlotte, NC
Religion: Presbyterian - Christian
Date Title
May 20, 2010 Chairman Gregory W. Meeks and Chairman Mel Watt Convene a Joint Subcommittee Hearing on the Role of the International Monetary Fund and Federal Reserve in Stabilizing Europe
March 29, 2010 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Recess Appointments
March 25, 2010 Hearing Of The House Committee On Financial Services - Unwinding Emergency Federal Reserve Liquidity Programs And Implications For Economic Recovery
March 22, 2010 Congressman Watt's Statement On Passage Of The Health Care Reform Bill
Feb. 24, 2010 Hearing Of The House Financial Services Committee - Monetary Policy And The State Of The Economy
Jan. 19, 2010 Commemorating The 50th Anniversary Of The Greensboro, North Carolina, Sit-in And Celebrating The Opening Of The International Civil Rights Center And Museum
Dec. 11, 2009 Wall Street Reform And Consumer Protection Act Of 2009
Dec. 10, 2009 Wall Street Reform And Consumer Protection Act Of 2009
Dec. 10, 2009 Providing For Further Consideration Of H.R. 4173, Wall Street Reform And Consumer Protection Act Of 2009
Dec. 9, 2009 Wall Street Reform And Consumer Protection Act Of 2009
Nov. 9, 2009 Congressman Watt Responds To Passage Of The Affordable Health Care For America Act
Sept. 23, 2009 Defense Production Act Reauthorization Of 2009
Aug. 26, 2009 Congressman Watt Responds To The Death Of Senator Ted Kennedy
July 31, 2009 Corporate and Financial Institution Compensation Fairness Act of 2009
June 26, 2009 Congressman Watt Responds To House Passage Of The American Clean Energy And Security Act
June 25, 2009 Hearing Of The House Financial Services Committee - Legislative Options For Preserving Federally- And State-Assisted Affordable Housing And Preventing Displacement Of Low-Income, Elderly And Disabled Tenants
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
June 18, 2009 Hearing Of The Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee Of The House Ways And Meands Committee - The New Markets Tax Credit Program
June 11, 2009 Hearing Of The House Financial Services Committee - Compensation Structure And Systemic Risk
June 9, 2009 Hearing Of The Commercial And Administrative Law Subcommittee Of The House Judiciary Committee; Subject: H.R. 1521, The Cell Tax Fairness Act Of 2009
June 1, 2009 GAO Report Confirms Dearth of Minority Participation in Department Of Treasury's New Market Tax Credits Program
May 26, 2009 Congressman Watt Responds to President Obama's Nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the United States Supreme Court
May 21, 2009 Hearing of the House Financial Services Committee - Legislative Proposals to Improve the Efficiency and Oversight of Municipal Finance
May 20, 2009 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
May 13, 2009 Medal Of Honor Commemorative Coin Act Of 2009
May 13, 2009 Gold Medal For Japanese American Army Units
May 7, 2009 Providing For Further Consideration Of H.R. 1728, Mortgage Reform And Anti-Predatory Lending Act
May 7, 2009 Mortgage Reform And Anti Predatory Lending Act
May 6, 2009 Mortgage Reform And Anti Predatory Lending Act
April 7, 2009 Press Conference By Members of the Congressional Black Caucus - The Caucus' Trip to Cuba to Meet With Fidel Castro
April 2, 2009 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the House Financial Services Committee - H.R. 1214, The Payday Loan Reform Act of 2009
March 17, 2009 Hearing Of The Courts And Competition Policy Subcommittee Of The House Judiciary Committee - Too Big To Fail?: The Role Of Antitrust Law In Government- Funded Consolidation In The Banking Industry
Nov. 19, 2008 Panel II of a Hearing of the House Financial Services Committee - Stabilizing the Financial Condition of the American Automobile Industry
Nov. 13, 2008 Salisbury Post - Watt Hopeful Changes at VA Medical Center Still On Hold
Nov. 3, 2008 Winston-Salem Journal - Watt, Cobb Disagree On Bailout Plan
Oct. 28, 2008 Salisbury Post - Watt Concerned VA Going Ahead With Salisbury Changes
Oct. 3, 2008 Congressman Watt Responds to House Passage of the Economic Rescue Package
Sept. 30, 2008 Congressman Watt Responds to Yesterday's House Vote on the Economic Rescue Package
Sept. 30, 2008 Congressman Watt Responds to Yesterday's House Vote on the Economic Rescue Package
Aug. 4, 2008 2008 "Trading Places" Schedule Announced
July 29, 2008 Mel's Comments on Energy, an Action Alert About Unclaimed Stimulus Checks and a 12th District News Update
July 23, 2008 Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008
June 26, 2008 Hearing of the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee - From the Department of Justice to Guantanamo Bay: Administration Lawyers and Administration Interrogation Rules, Part III
May 16, 2008 Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Hearing "The Impact of Credit-Based Insurance Scoring on the Availability and Affordability of Insurance"
May 8, 2008 Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008
April 23, 2008 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - Oversight Hearing on the Federal Bureau of Investigation
April 16, 2008 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Housing and Community and Opportunity of the House Committee on Financial Services - H.R. 5679, The Foreclosure Prevention and Sound Mortgage Servicing Act of 2008
April 15, 2008 Commemorating the Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act
April 7, 2008 Watt Reports on Congressional Delegation Visit to Cape Verde, South Africa and Ghana
March 14, 2008 Gutierrez & Watt Introduce Legislation to Protect Minorities
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