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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 2, 2006 CBC's Watt, Conyers, Lewis and Obama Join Bipartisan, Bicamerca Group to Announce the Introduction of Legislation to Extend the Voting Rights Act
April 15, 2006 Weekly CBC "Message to America"
Feb. 28, 2006 Authorizing the President to Award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Tuskegee Airmen
Feb. 28, 2006 Recognizing the Creation of the NASCAR-Historically Black Colleges and Universities Consortium
Feb. 28, 2006 Honoring Black History Month
Feb. 24, 2006 Pelosi Delegation: 'Action Must Be Taken Quickly to Bring Security and Hope to Darfur'
Feb. 6, 2006 Olver Opposes Warrantless Spying on Americans
Jan. 31, 2006 Honoring the Life and Accomplishments of Mrs. Coretta Scott King
Jan. 30, 2006 Why NC and SC Senators Must Vote Against Confirming Judge Samuel Alito Jr. to the U.S. Supreme Court
Jan. 30, 2006 Members of the House Judiciary Committee Call for Hearings on President's NSA Surveillance Orders
Dec. 19, 2005 Members of the House Judiciary Committee Call for Hearings on President's NSA Surveillance Orders
Dec. 19, 2005 Letter to Chairman James F. Sensenbrenner, House Committee on the Judiciary - President's NSA Surveillance Orders
Dec. 18, 2005 Conference Report on H. R. 1815, National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2006
Dec. 14, 2005 Congressman Watt Opposes Patriot Act Extension
Dec. 9, 2005 CBC Follows Meek in Effort to Free Imprisoned Haitian Priest
Nov. 18, 2005 Providing for Consideration of H.Res. 571, Expressing Sense of House that Deployment of Forces in Iraq be Terminated Immediately
Nov. 3, 2005 Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2005
Oct. 27, 2005 Pelosi, Colleagues Seek to Protect Voting Rights of Gulf Coast Citizens Affected by Hurricanes
Oct. 26, 2005 Remembering Rosa Parks
Oct. 19, 2005 Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act of 2005
Sept. 14, 2005 Eradicate Poverty
Sept. 9, 2005 Letter to Haitian Prime Minister GĂ©rard Latortue, Re: Illegal Detentions Undermine Legitimacy of Haitian Government
Sept. 7, 2005 Hurricane Katrina Disaster
Sept. 2, 2005 CNN Lou Dobbs Tonight - Transcript
July 21, 2005 USA Patriot and Terrorism Prevention Reauthorization Act of 2005
June 23, 2005 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006
June 22, 2005 Constitutional Amendment Authorizing Congress to Prohibit Physical Desecration of the Flag of the United States
June 15, 2005 Science, State, Justice, Commerce, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006
May 3, 2005 Privileges of the House-Integrity of Proceedings of the House
April 27, 2005 Expressing Sense of the House that American Small Businesses are Entitled to a Small Business Bill of Rights
April 14, 2005 Providing for Consideration of S. 256, Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005
April 14, 2005 Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005
March 20, 2005 For the Relief of the Parents of Theresa Marie Schiavo
March 17, 2005 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2006
March 16, 2005 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2006
Feb. 17, 2005 Class Action Fairness Act of 2005
Feb. 15, 2005 Recognizing Contributions of "Greensboro Four" to the Civil Rights Movement
Feb. 10, 2005 Congressman Watt Comments on President Bush's Visit to North Carolina
Feb. 8, 2005 An Immoral Budget Proposal
Jan. 6, 2005 Counting Electoral Votes--Joint Session of the House and Senate Held Pursuant to the Provisions of Senate Concurrent Resolution 1
Dec. 7, 2004 Conference Report on s. 2845, Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004
Nov. 19, 2004 Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the Legal Services Corporation
Nov. 19, 2004 Internet Tax Nondiscrimination Act
Nov. 8, 2004 Senior Judiciary Committee Democrats Send Follow Up Letter to GAO for Investigation of Voting Irregularities
Oct. 15, 2004 Nadler to Ashcroft: Justice Department Must Investigate GOP Group's Purging of Voter Registration Forms of Democrats
Oct. 11, 2004 Taiwan National Day
Oct. 7, 2004 9/11 Recommendations Implementation Act
Oct. 7, 2004 9/11 Recommendations Implementation Act
Sept. 23, 2004 Pledge Protection Act of 2004
Sept. 15, 2004 Americans Need the Right to Vote
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