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Raúl Grijalva's Public Statements

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
April 7, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - No Fly Lists
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
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 3, 2014 Grijalva Introduces EAT for Health Act to Encourage Focus on Nutrition, Disease Prevention Through Good Diet in Medical Education
April 2, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: Chairman Ryan's Budget Proposal Says Nothing on Jobs
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
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
April 1, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Take Action on Water Contamination Issues
March 31, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Sioux Tribe Protesting Keystone Pipeline
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 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 31, 2014 Letter to Tom Latham, Chairman, and Ed Pastor, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee
March 28, 2014 CPC Co-Chairs Call for Constructive Engagement on Drones: Human Rights Must be a Priority
March 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - STEM Education Grant Program for Hispanic Serving Institutions
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 26, 2014 Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act
March 25, 2014 Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining in America
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 20, 2014 Letter to Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Prime Minister of Denmark - Opposing Law that Bans Kosher and Halal Slaughter
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 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 Ellison, Grijalva: Don't Shift Costs to Seniors
March 13, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - Focus on Full Employment
March 13, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: Executive Action Taken Today Does Right By Working Families
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
March 13, 2014 Letter to Brian Ronholm, Acting Under Secretary for Food Safety of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Delay Implementing Flawed Salmonella Action Plan
March 12, 2014 Progressive Caucus Unveils the Better off Budget
March 11, 2014 Letter to James Comery, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation - Improve DNA Testing for Law Enforcement
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
March 6, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 5, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Keystone XL Pipeline
March 4, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarhy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Petroleum Coke Hazards and Storage
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
March 4, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - More Customs and Border Protection Officers
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Honeybee Research Funding
Feb. 27, 2014 Grijalva Statement on Senate Republican Filibuster of Non-Political, Non-Controversial Bill to Secure Improved Veterans Benefits
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Bill Shuster, Chairman, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and Barabara Boxer, Chairman, House Committee on Environment and Public Works - Water Resources Development Act
Feb. 26, 2014 CPC Co-Chairs: Tax Reform Must Do Better for Working Families
Feb. 24, 2014 Grijalva Statement on Arizona's SB 1062: "Arizonans Didn't Ask for This, and We're Tired of Being a Petri Dish for Extremism"
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of the Department of Defense - Predatory Lenders
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health Informational Technology, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Leverage Meaningful Use Program to Reduce Health Disparities
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances
Feb. 21, 2014 Grijalva Applauds EPA for Updating Agricultural Worker Pesticide Exposure Protection Guidelines, Looks Forward to Strong Final Rule
Feb. 20, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: Time to Move Beyond Chained-CPI
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. 18, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva Statement on CBO Report on Minimum Wage
Feb. 17, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of U.S. Department of Education - Superintendent John Huppenthal's Robocall
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