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Jim McDermott's Public Statements

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: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
General Nov. 4, 2014
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
April 8, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee -Employer Mandate
April 8, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Medicare Payment Codes
April 7, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - No Fly Lists
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 3, 2014 Save American Workers Act of 2014
April 3, 2014 McDermott's Statement on Yesterday's Tragic Fort Hood Shooting
April 3, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman, and James Moran, Ranking Member, of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Funding to Construct Earthquake Early Warning System
April 2, 2014 Snohomish Co. Delegation Statement on Major Disaster Declaration Issued by President Obama
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 31, 2014 Letter tod Frank Wolf, Chairman and Chaka Fattah, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies, of the Committee on Appropriations - $65 Million for the Pacific Coastal Salmon Recover Fund
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security of the House Appropriations Committee - Eliminate Immigrant Detention Bed Quota
March 28, 2014 Snohomish Co. Delegation Statement on Expansion of Federal Aid for Oso Mudslide Response
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Landslide Aid Request
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 24, 2014 Congressman McDermott's statement on the 4th Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 20, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Sudan and South Sudan Call for Action on South Sudan Violence
March 19, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Maintain Critical Gray Wolf Protections
March 19, 2014 Congressman Jim McDermott calls on HHS to fix Medicare Appeal Backlog
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 18, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
March 14, 2014 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014
March 13, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Payment Rates
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 5, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve, Thomas Curry of the Comptroller of the Currency, Martin Gruenberg, Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and Deborah Matz, Chairman of the National Credit Union Administration - Banking Access for Marijuana Businesses
March 5, 2014 Suspending the Individual Mandate Penalty Law Equals Fairness Act
March 4, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Approve Treatments for Rare Diseases
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Decision to Protect Bristol Bay from Pebble Mine
Feb. 27, 2014 McDermott Says, "Give Americans a Raise"
Feb. 27, 2014 McDermott Seeks to Craft New Strategy for Restoring Endangered Salmon and Steelhead in the Pacific Northwest
Feb. 26, 2014 Introducing the "Salmon Solutions and Planning Act"
Feb. 26, 2014 Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014
Feb. 26, 2014 Production Tax Credit Extension
Feb. 25, 2014 McDermott Introduces Legislation to Help American Ports Thrive in the 21st Century Economy
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Sustained Support for NIF
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 14, 2014 Introduction of the "Access to Hearing Healthcare Act of 2014"
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 11, 2014 The Sensible Estate Tax Act of 2014
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage
Feb. 3, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Don't Squeeze Taxpayers with More Debt Ceiling Brinksmanship
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Gina Mccarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Protect Bristol Bay from Harmful Pebble Mine
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Dave Camp, Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means, and Sander Levin, Ranking Member of the Committee on Ways and Means - State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Extension
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