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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
Issue Position: Economic Security
Issue Position: Voting Rights
Issue Position: The Iraq War
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 5, 2013 Innovation Act
Nov. 6, 2013 Congressman Watt's Statement Following the Senate's Vote on Cloture on His Nomination to Become the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Federal Defender Services Funding
Oct. 28, 2013 In Tribute to Major Owens
Oct. 24, 2013 Price, Watt Announce DHS Study Focused on Charlotte Infrastructure Protection
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Pat McCrory, Governor of North Carolina
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Sept. 30, 2013 The Introduction of H.R.
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling
Sept. 19, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Upcoming WIPO General Director Election
Sept. 17, 2013 Goodlatte, Conyers, Coble, Watt, Chaffetz Statement on NTIA Petition to FCC
Sept. 16, 2013 Letter to Congressional Leadership - Rising Flood Insurance Costs
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
July 11, 2013 Federal Agricultural Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 26, 2013 Bipartisan Judiciary Members: Supreme Court Acknowledges the Work of the Voting Rights Act is Not Complete
June 25, 2013 Congressman Watt's Statement on the Supreme Court's Decision on the Voting
June 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
May 23, 2013 Conyers, Watt Statement on Patent Litigation Issues
May 16, 2013 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader - Srikanth Srinivasan's Nomination to U.S. Court of Appeals
May 16, 2013 Letter to Senator Reid and Senator McConnell - Confirmation of Tom Perez
May 13, 2013 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of Transportation - DOT Flights from Charlotte to Brazil
April 30, 2013 Letter to SEC Chairman Mary Jo White - Protect Consumers' Legal Rights Against Wall Street
April 30, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Cuba Travel Policy
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Endowment for the Humanities Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson - National Endowment for the Arts Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
April 17, 2013 Letter to Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Farr, Subcommittee on Agriculture - Additional Funding for Child Nutrition Programs
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Jan. 16, 2013 A Statement from Congressman Watt Regarding President Barack Obama's Plan to Protect Our Children and Our Communities By Reducing Gun Violence
Dec. 20, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
Dec. 18, 2012 Video Privacy Protection Act Amendments Act of 2012
Dec. 18, 2012 Patent Overhaul Technical Corrections
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Medicare Eligibility
Dec. 12, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 11, 2012 Letter to President Obama, House and Senate Leadership
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
Sept. 11, 2012 Trademark Act of 1946 Amendment Relating to Remedies for Dilution
July 25, 2012 Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act
July 24, 2012 Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2012
June 7, 2012 Health Care Cost Reduction Act of 2012
June 6, 2012 Letter to Michael E. Horowitz, Inspector General
May 29, 2012 Letter to Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Mr. Edward DeMarco, Acting Director
May 22, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iranian Nuclear Weapon Capability
May 2, 2012 Letter to Honorable Ron Kirk, Office of the United States Trade Representative
April 25, 2012 Congresswoman Matsui Leads Letter Calling for Higher Speed Trains
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