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Raúl Grijalva's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Full Name: Raúl M. Grijalva
Office: U.S. House (AZ) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Ramona; 3 Children: Adelita, Raquel, Marisa
Birth Date: 02/19/1948
Birth Place: Tucson, AZ
Home City: Tucson, AZ
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Social Security
June 10, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: House of Representatives Moves to Protect Workers
May 30, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: House Republicans Vote to Continue Wage Theft
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 15, 2014 CPC Co-Chairs Stand with Striking Workers
April 30, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: Statement on Senate Minimum Wage Vote
April 8, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva Applaud President's Action on Equal Pay for Women
April 2, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: Chairman Ryan's Budget Proposal Says Nothing on Jobs
March 13, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: Executive Action Taken Today Does Right By Working Families
March 12, 2014 Progressive Caucus Unveils the Better off Budget
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
Feb. 21, 2014 Grijalva Applauds EPA for Updating Agricultural Worker Pesticide Exposure Protection Guidelines, Looks Forward to Strong Final Rule
Feb. 18, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva Statement on CBO Report on Minimum Wage
Feb. 12, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: An Honor to Stand with Federal Contract Workers
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administration, Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Jan. 28, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva Statement on State of the Union
Jan. 9, 2014 The Congressional Progressive Caucus
Dec. 10, 2013 Grijalva Statement on Pending Budget Deal That Asks Federal Workers to Accept More Economic Sacrifices, Fails to Close Loopholes
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
April 10, 2013 Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act
April 9, 2013 To Mark Equal Pay Day, Grijalva Highlights Women Being Paid 85 Percent of Male Earnings in Arizona, Calls for Paycheck Fairness
June 22, 2012 Grijalva Applauds Departments of Transportation and Veterans Affairs on Creation of New Job Search Online Portal for Veterans
June 21, 2012 Grijalva Congratulates Goodwill Industries on $1.24 Million Grant to Help Juvenile Offenders Complete Education
July 12, 2011 Ending the War in Afghanistan
June 14, 2011 Hanna, Hinchey Honor Fallen Federal Employees on Flag Day
April 21, 2011 Representative Grijalva Will Host Job Fair in Nogales April 28 As Part of Jobs Workshop Series -- Similar Event in Tucson Planned for Summer
Feb. 17, 2011 Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Applaud United Progressive Opposition To Republican No Jobs Agenda, Question GOP Lack of Jobs Bills
Nov. 17, 2010 Letter To Jacqueline Berrien, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Possible Discrimination Against the Unemployed
Aug. 25, 2010 Grijalva Calls On Simpson To Recuse Himself From Fiscal Commission After Publicized Remarks Show His Disdain For Social Security
May 7, 2010 Grijalva Statement On April 2010 National Employment Figures
Jan. 9, 2009 Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009
June 19, 2008 Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2008
June 28, 2007 Rep. Grijalva Supports Bills to Protect the American Worker
Feb. 7, 2007 Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva Hails Employee Free Choice Act
Dec. 16, 2005 Pension Bill Will Hurt Working Americans
Sept. 13, 2005 Rep. Grijalva Calls for Bush Administration to Rescind Wage Cuts for Gulf Coast Workers
Sept. 24, 2004 Letter to Mr. Glenn Tilton, Chair of United Airlines
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Labor
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Rosemont Mine
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