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Trent Franks' Public Statements

Full Name: Trent Franks
Office: U.S. House (AZ) - District 8, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Republican for U.S. House - District 8
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Josephine; 2 Children: Joshua, Emily
Birth Date: 06/19/1957
Birth Place: Uravan, CO
Home City: Peoria, AZ
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
April 15, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Repeal Death Tax
April 15, 2014 Letter to Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force - Religious Freedom in the Air Force
April 10, 2014 Israel Allies Caucus Co-Chair Slams Kerry Remarks on Israel
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman, and Rosa Delauro, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies of the House Appropriations Committee - Funding for Common Core
April 3, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Keep Medicare Advantage Rates Flat
April 1, 2014 Letter to Ander Crenshaw, Chairman of Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government - Keeping Pressure on IRS for Targeting
March 31, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Frank Wolf, and Chakah Fattah - Increase Funding for SCAAP Reimbursements
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 26, 2014 70 Representatives Urge President to Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 20, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Sudan and South Sudan Call for Action on South Sudan Violence
March 12, 2014 Faithful Execution of the Law Act of 2014
March 6, 2014 Letter to the House Approprations Committee - Secure Borders
March 5, 2014 Franks Praises Passage of U.S.-Israel Strategic Partnership Act
March 5, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons
March 4, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - More Customs and Border Protection Officers
Feb. 26, 2014 U.S. Congressman Trent Franks Addresses S.B. 1062 Controversy
Feb. 26, 2014 Constitution Subcommittee Chair Praises Judiciary Hearing on Obama Administration's Overreach
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Eric H. Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Jones Votes to End IRS Targeting of Conservative
Feb. 12, 2014 The Moscow Times - Time to START Over on Missile Defense
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Darren Odegard, Fedearl Aviation Administration - Construction of Control Tower at Tucson International Airport
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - NATO Enlargement
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Constitutional Duties
Jan. 28, 2014 No Taxpayer Funding For Abortion Act and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2014
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Jan. 15, 2014 A Sunset Memorial in Memory of the Victims of Roe v. Wade
Jan. 15, 2014 House Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Prohibit Federal Funding for Elective Abortions
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Eric Holder, Jr. US Attorney General - Call for DOJ Investigation of NAtional Intelligence Director Clapper for Lying to Congress
Dec. 12, 2013 Franks Votes Against Ryan/Murray Budget Proposal
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture - Grain and Protein Limits for Meals Provided in Schools
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama: Appoint New Ambassador for International Religious Freedom
Dec. 6, 2013 Franks Introduces Bill to Recognize Jerusalem and Golan Heights, Move American Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Medicare Advantage Plants
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp and Ranking Member Sander Levin - Tax Reform
Nov. 24, 2013 Franks: Iran Agreement is the "Definition of a Bad Deal"
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 22, 2013 Washington Post - Lawmakers plan to rough it on codel to Philippines
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Chairman Paul Ryan, Chairwoman Patty Murray, Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen, and Ranking Member Jeff Sessions - Payment in Lieu of Taxes Program
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Secretary of Homeland Security - Typhoon Haiyan and Temporary Protected Status
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid and Republican Leader Mitch McConnell - Tightening Sanctions Against Iran
Nov. 14, 2013 Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2013
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Jon Jarvis, Director, National Park Service - Refund for Grand Canyon Reopening
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Plan to Designate National Monuments Without Congressional Approval
Nov. 12, 2013 Franks, 39 Colleagues File Court Brief to Overturn Obamacare for Violating Clause of the Constitution
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to Secretary McHugh - Nunnelee Expresses His Concerns on Religious Freedom in the Military
Nov. 5, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Seeking Answers to the Attack in Benghazi
Nov. 5, 2013 Arizona Republic - EPA's War on Coal Could Destroy Arizona's Energy Future
Nov. 5, 2013 Franks Statement on Pastor Saeed Abedini's Transfer to Harsher Prison
Oct. 30, 2013 Franks Introduces Critical Infrastructure Protection Act to Prevent Widespread Power Failures
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Keep Farm and Food Stamp Policy Seperate
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