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Chet Edwards' Public Statements on Issue: National Security

Full Name: Thomas 'Chet' Edwards
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Lea Ann; 2 Children: John Thomas, Garrison
Birth Date: 11/24/1951
Birth Place: Corpus Christi, TX
Home City: Waco, TX
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
Issue Position: Texas A&M/Brazos Valley
Issue Position: National Defense
Issue Position: Defending our Homeland
July 21, 2009 Edwards Secures Funds To Help Johnson County Construct An Emergency Operations Center As Bill Passes House
June 12, 2009 2010 Homeland Security Bill Reverses $10.1 Million In Cuts Proposed By White House Office Of Management And Budget For Vital A&M First Responder Program
June 3, 2009 Hearing of the Energy and Water Development Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - The Department of Energy's FY 2010 Budget Request
May 21, 2009 Hearing of the Energy and Water Development Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - "National Nuclear Security Administration: Nuclear Nonproliferation and Weapons"
Sept. 24, 2008 Edwards: House Passes $23 Billion in Emergency Funding for Disaster Relief Efforts Under Final 2009 Spending Bill, Much Will Go Toward Gulf Coast Hurricane Recovery
Sept. 15, 2008 Letter to President George W. Bush, Re: Extend Duration of Federal Cost Share for Debris Removal
Aug. 6, 2007 Edwards Supports President's Request for Intelligence Gathering Powers
July 27, 2007 Edwards: Congress Sends 9-11 Commission Reforms To President
May 18, 2007 Edwards: 2008 Homeland Security Bill Reverses $12.5 Million in Cuts For A&M NERRTC Program, Improves Port & Air Cargo Inspection to Fight Nuclear Terr
March 21, 2007 Wexler and 246 Members of Congress Urge EU Not to Provide Aid to New Palestinian Government
Feb. 28, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Feb. 16, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Jan. 19, 2007 Americans Expect Bipartisan Cooperation from Congress
Jan. 9, 2007 Edwards Supports 9-11 Commission Reforms To Strengthen Homeland Security
Sept. 27, 2006 Press Release - Edwards Supports Terrorist Detainee Act
Sept. 26, 2006 Press Release - Edwards Announces Funding for L-3, Texas A&M Under Final 2007 Homeland Security Bill
Sept. 11, 2006 Edwards: September 11th Personified The Tragedy of Mankind, Ultimate Triumph of the Human Spirit
April 14, 2006 Associated Press - Bush Thanks Soldiers at Fort Hood
March 8, 2006 Edwards Votes To Block UAE Port Deal
Feb. 17, 2006 Edwards Says Proposed $15 Million Cuts to A&M's Emergency Training Program Would Harm Homeland Security
Feb. 2, 2006 Edwards: District 17 Counties Eligible for U.S Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance Due to Drought, Wildfires
Jan. 26, 2006 TX Delegation Letter to HUD on Hurricane Relief Funding
Jan. 12, 2006 Edwards: President Declares Texas A Disaster Due to Wildfires
Dec. 14, 2005 Edwards: House Reauthorizes Patriot Act, Needed To Protect Americans
Sept. 2, 2005 Edwards: U.S. House Passes $10.5 Billion for Katrina Relief Efforts, President Declares Texas "A State of Emergency"
July 26, 2005 Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance Enchancement Act of 2005
July 22, 2005 Calling for Free and Fair Parliamentary Elections in the Republic of Azerbaijan
July 21, 2005 Edwards: Patriot Act Is Needed To Protect Americans
Feb. 18, 2005 President's Day A Reminder to Honor Our Democratic Legacy
Nov. 19, 2004 Commemorating the Magnificent Seven
Oct. 11, 2004 Texas Straight Talk - The 9-11 Intelligence Bill is More of the Same
Oct. 8, 2004 Edwards Supports House Passage of 9-11 Legislation, Stresses Need to Incorporate Bipartisan Reforms In Final Conference Committee Bill
Aug. 12, 2004 A Progress Report on Homeland Security From Congressman Chet Edwards
July 22, 2004 Edwards Statement on The 9-11 Commission Report
July 15, 2004 Letter to Secretary Ridge
May 24, 2004 Memorial Day Statement
Jan. 20, 2004 Congressman Chet Edwards Responds to State of the Union
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