Representative Raúl M. Grijalva's Public Statements


Full Name: Raúl M. Grijalva
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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4/14/14 Grijalva Congratulates Western Arizona Council of Governments on $4.75 Million Head Start Grant to Help Children in Western Arizona 4/10/14 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance 4/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms 4/09/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal 4/08/14 Ellison, Grijalva Applaud President's Action on Equal Pay for Women 4/07/14 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - No Fly Lists 4/07/14 Green Mountain Lookout Heritage Protection Act 4/04/14 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 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 4/03/14 Grijalva Introduces EAT for Health Act to Encourage Focus on Nutrition, Disease Prevention Through Good Diet in Medical Education 4/02/14 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer 4/02/14 Ellison, Grijalva: Chairman Ryan's Budget Proposal Says Nothing on Jobs 4/01/14 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams 4/01/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Take Action on Water Contamination Issues 3/31/14 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Sioux Tribe Protesting Keystone Pipeline 3/31/14 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 3/31/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act 3/28/14 Letter to President Barack Obama - STEM Education Grant Program for Hispanic Serving Institutions 3/28/14 CPC Co-Chairs Call for Constructive Engagement on Drones: Human Rights Must be a Priority 3/26/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia 3/26/14 Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act 3/25/14 Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining in America 3/21/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit 3/20/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Sudan and South Sudan Call for Action on South Sudan Violence 3/20/14 Letter to Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Prime Minister of Denmark - Opposing Law that Bans Kosher and Halal Slaughter 3/18/14 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 3/17/14 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs 3/14/14 Ellison, Grijalva: Don't Shift Costs to Seniors 3/13/14 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - Focus on Full Employment 3/13/14 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan 3/13/14 Ellison, Grijalva: Executive Action Taken Today Does Right By Working Families 3/13/14 Letter to Brian Ronholm, Acting Under Secretary for Food Safety of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Delay Implementing Flawed Salmonella Action Plan 3/12/14 Progressive Caucus Unveils the Better off Budget 3/11/14 Letter to James Comery, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation - Improve DNA Testing for Law Enforcement 3/10/14 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military 3/06/14 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process 3/06/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind 3/05/14 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Keystone XL Pipeline 3/04/14 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse 3/04/14 Letter to Gina McCarhy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Petroleum Coke Hazards and Storage 3/04/14 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - More Customs and Border Protection Officers 2/27/14 Grijalva Statement on Senate Republican Filibuster of Non-Political, Non-Controversial Bill to Secure Improved Veterans Benefits 2/27/14 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 2/26/14 CPC Co-Chairs: Tax Reform Must Do Better for Working Families 2/24/14 Grijalva Statement on Arizona's SB 1062: "Arizonans Didn't Ask for This, and We're Tired of Being a Petri Dish for Extremism" 2/21/14 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 2/21/14 Grijalva Applauds EPA for Updating Agricultural Worker Pesticide Exposure Protection Guidelines, Looks Forward to Strong Final Rule 2/21/14 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of the Department of Defense - Predatory Lenders 2/21/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances 2/20/14 Ellison, Grijalva: Time to Move Beyond Chained-CPI