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Raúl Grijalva's Public Statements on Issue: Women

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 30, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: Employee Health Decisions Should Never Be Made by Corporate Executives
May 30, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking
April 8, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva Applaud President's Action on Equal Pay for Women
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
Jan. 28, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva, Holmes Norton Statement Against H.R. 7
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
July 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Women's Rights in Afghanistan
June 18, 2013 Rep. Grijalva Statement on Unconstitutional Republican Abortion Bill: "This Shouldn't be Driven by Men Who Dismiss Rape Victims"
April 9, 2013 To Mark Equal Pay Day, Grijalva Highlights Women Being Paid 85 Percent of Male Earnings in Arizona, Calls for Paycheck Fairness
Feb. 28, 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013
Feb. 25, 2013 Grijalva Calls for Vote on Senate-Approved Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization as Republicans Bring Weak Version to Floor
Feb. 4, 2013 Grijalva Highlights Introduction of Violence Against Women Act, Calls for Republican Support After Ideologically Driven 2012 Failure
Aug. 20, 2012 Grijalva Calls Akin "Legitimate Rape" Comments, Co-Sponsorship of 'Forcible Rape' Bill "Symptoms of an Assault on Women's Status"
Aug. 1, 2012 Grijalva Hails New Preventive Benefits From Affordable Care Act as Win For Women, Asks Conservative Opponents to Explain Votes
May 16, 2012 Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
May 14, 2012 Grijalva Questions House Republican Motives for Weakening Violence Against Women Act Provisions on Immigrants, Lesbians, Tribes
May 8, 2012 Grijalva Questions Arizona Legislature's "Obsession With Landing The State in Court" As New Law Defunds Planned Parenthood
March 14, 2012 Grijalva Offers Support for Women's Access to Care and Contraception, Questions GOP Criticisms During Women's History Month
March 8, 2012 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to President Obama
May 6, 2011 Grijalva Says Preserving Medicare is A Fitting Mother's Day Tribute to Mothers, Grandmothers -- 56 Percent of Recipients Are Women
April 1, 2011 Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke Reintroduces H.R. 1319, the Global Sexual & Reproductive Health Act
Dec. 8, 2010 Grijalva Praises Congressional Approval of Bill to Improve Child Abuse, Domestic Violence and Adoption Programs Nationwide
Aug. 25, 2010 Grijalva Calls On Simpson To Recuse Himself From Fiscal Commission After Publicized Remarks Show His Disdain For Social Security
June 10, 2010 Remarks at Ad-Hoc Hearing on Arizona S.B. 1070's Impact on Women and Children
Jan. 9, 2009 Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009
July 24, 2008 America's Women Deserve Equal Pay
Aug. 8, 2007 Letter to Felipe Calderón, President of Mexico
June 28, 2007 Rep. Grijalva Supports Bills to Protect the American Worker
June 12, 2007 Rep. Grijalva Congratulates U of A Women's Softball Team on 8th National Title
Sept. 8, 2006 Letter to Elaine Chao, Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor - Women's Bureau of the Department of Labor
Sept. 8, 2006 Letter to Elaine Chao
April 30, 2004 57 Members of Congress Join Representative Watson in Opposing Administration's Weakening of Title IX Education Programs
April 21, 2004 Solis, Capito, Slaughter and 31 other Members of Congress Urge Ridge to help Maria Suarez
April 15, 2004 Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva Honorary Co-Sponsor for March for Women's Lives
Feb. 26, 2004 Unborn Victims of Violence Act of 2003
Jan. 22, 2004 Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva Remembers 31st Anniversary of Roe V. Wade
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