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Jim McDermott's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: James 'Jim' A. McDermott
Office: U.S. House (WA) - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 11/08/1988
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Therese; 2 Children: Katherine, James
Birth Date: 12/28/1936
Birth Place: Chicago, IL
Home City: Seattle, WA
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Oct. 31, 2013 McDermott, Engel, and Ten Senators and Representatives Send Amicus Brief to Support Transparency Around Conflict Minerals
March 12, 2013 Reichert Applauds Release of Ways and Means Small Business Tax Reform Draft
Nov. 29, 2012 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
July 19, 2012 Ways and Means Democrats Introduce H.R. 6152: The Bring Jobs Home Act
July 19, 2012 Stark, Ways and Means Democrats Introduce H.R. 6152: The Bring Jobs Home Act
July 12, 2012 Ways and Means Democrats Introduce Extension of Research and Development Tax Credit
June 20, 2012 Ways and Means Democrats Introduce Extension of 100% Bonus Depreciation Deduction
June 7, 2012 Health Care Cost Reduction Act of 2012
April 19, 2012 Small Business Tax Cut Act
April 17, 2012 McDermott Tax Bill: Provides Needed Relief to Businesses
Dec. 14, 2011 Joint Statement on Chinese Retaliation Against U.S. Autos
Oct. 4, 2011 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner - Emergency Funds
Sept. 27, 2010 Rep. McDermott Statement On Small Business Jobs Act Becoming Law
Sept. 15, 2010 White House Endorses McDermott, Kerry Legislation To Close Tax Loophole That Hurts Workers And Businesses
July 13, 2010 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
June 9, 2010 Letter to Tony Hayward Chief Executive Officer, BP
Jan. 14, 2010 Rep. McDermott Cosponsors Bill To Tax Wall Street Bonuses
Feb. 29, 2008 Statement by Murray, Cantwell, Dicks, Larsen, Inslee, Smith, McDermott and Reichert on Tanker Decision
Nov. 8, 2007 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2007
May 15, 2006 Big Oil Walking Away with $700 Million In Taxpayer Money Every Year
April 14, 2005 Bankruptcy Reform Legislation
April 12, 2005 Republican Bankrupcty Bill Means False Hope and Endless Debt Burden for Americans
March 26, 2004 Microsoft EU Decision
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