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Raúl Grijalva's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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: Announced, 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
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 4, 2014 Letter to Chairman Jack Kingston and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 13, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - Focus on Full Employment
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 14, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Unemployment Insurance Can't Wait
Jan. 9, 2014 The Congressional Progressive Caucus
Dec. 13, 2013 Grijalva Votes Against Unfair Budget Deal That Fails to Protect Unemployed, Fails to Create Jobs and Fails to Close Corporate Loopholes
Dec. 11, 2013 Immigration Reform
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 Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman, Senate Committee on Agriculture and Collin Peterson, Ranking Member, House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture - No Further Cuts to SNAP in the Farm Bill Conference Report
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
July 11, 2013 Ellison, Grijalva: Republicans Increasing Hunger In America
June 14, 2013 Grijalva Statement on Arizona Medicaid Expansion: "Illness Doesn't Care About Politics, and Today The Simple Facts Have Prevailed"
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
April 9, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Vote Against Benefit Cuts
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
Sept. 12, 2012 Minnesota Education Investment and Employment Act
July 9, 2012 Grijalva Calls GOP Farm Bill Cuts to Nutrition Assistance an Ideological Excuse to Take From Low-Income Families, Give to Wealthy
May 10, 2012 Grijalva Asks Why Brewer, Arizona Legislature Steal $50 Million From Foreclosure Compensation Fund to Make Up For Tax Cuts
May 1, 2012 Grijalva Hails Housing & Urban Development Block Grants to Cocopah Housing Development, Gila River Health Care Corporation
Feb. 8, 2012 American Diabetes Association Endorses Grijalva's Medicaid Enhancement and Emergency Job Creation Act, Praising His "Leadership"
Feb. 8, 2012 Republicans Play Politics While People are Hurting
Sept. 8, 2011 Politico - Four Progressive Leaders Agree: We Need a Big, Bold Jobs Plan As Soon as Possible
July 26, 2011 Statement on President Obama's Deficit Reduction and Debt Ceiling Speech and On House, Senate Grand Bargain Budget Plans
July 19, 2011 House "Gang of 70-Plus" to Senate "Gang of Six": We Outnumber Your Plan to Slash Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security
July 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
July 15, 2011 Cicilline to Leader Pelosi: Protect Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid Benefits
May 16, 2011 Grijalva Announces Wednesday Press Conference to Discuss State Medicaid Cut Proposal -- Report Finds 250,000 Potentially Affected
April 22, 2011 Grijalva Reintroduces "Right to Rent" Bill to Let Families Stay in Foreclosed Homes as Renters, Saying "We Can't Afford to Do Nothing"
Feb. 18, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Feb. 14, 2011 Grijalva Statement on President Obama's Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Proposal Calls For "Making Structural Decisions We've Put Off"
Nov. 17, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Jacqueline Berrien, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Sept. 28, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Barack Obama, President Of The United States Of America
March 2, 2010 Grijalva Questions Obstruction Of Unemployment Insurance Benefit Extension, Points To Heavy State-Level Impacts
April 22, 2008 Protecting the Medicaid Safety Net Act of 2008
Jan. 24, 2008 Economic Stimulus Package Helps, but More Must Be Done for American Families
Jan. 10, 2007 Grijalva: "Today We Have a Measure of Justice for the American Worker"
Jan. 10, 2007 Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007
March 6, 2006 Rep. Tierney Calls for CSBG Program Funding
Feb. 15, 2006 Gas and Oil Companies Get a Sweetheart Deal from Bush Administration
Nov. 8, 2005 In Opposition to the Republican Budget Reconciliation
Sept. 29, 2005 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2123, School Readiness Act of 2005
July 26, 2005 Rep. Grijalva Statement on the Americans with Disability Act of 1990
July 21, 2005 Grijalva Amendment to Expand Loan Forgiveness Passes in Committee
June 24, 2004 Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004
March 24, 2004 Child Nutrition Improvement and Integrity Act
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Health Care
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