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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: Running, 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
June 25, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Regarding the Legal Prosecutions for our Servicemembers Who May be Training and Advising Iraqi Forces or Flying Surveillance Missions Over the Country
June 25, 2014 Franks Introduces National Border and Homeland Security Act
June 24, 2014 Religious Freedom Caucus Co-Chair: Sudanese Gov't Must Allow Ibrahim to Leave Country
June 24, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Groundwater Resource Management Directive
June 20, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Norway Nominee
June 20, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Ensuring Religious Minorities are Protected
June 19, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Reverse Proposed Carbon Emissions Regulation
June 16, 2014 Congressmen Harris Lamborn, Jordan, and Franks Condemn Kidnapping of Three Israeli Teenagers
June 13, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Greenhouse Gas Reduction Rule
June 12, 2014 The Hill - Nightmare for Middle East Peace Process
June 12, 2014 Reps. Bachmann, Franks Call on United States to Suspend Aid to Palestinian Authority
June 10, 2014 Franks: President Either Conniving or Inept in Handling Children Immigrating Illegally En Masse
June 4, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Private Sector Care for Veterans
June 3, 2014 Arizona Republic: Arizona Republicans Decry EPA 'Power Grab' Over Clean Water Rules
June 2, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Bring the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act to a Vote
May 30, 2014 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015
May 29, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - LIFO Language in House Republican Tax Proposal
May 22, 2014 Nigeria and Boko Haram
May 22, 2014 Franks NDAA Amendment Restores $99 Million in Funding to Aegis Missile Defense
May 20, 2014 Franks' Crime Victims Amendment Passes House As Part of Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act
May 16, 2014 Franks, 42 Colleagues File Court Brief to Overturn Obamacare for Violating Origination Clause
May 15, 2014 International Religious Freedom Caucus Co-Chair: State Dept. Must Intervene on Behalf of Christian Woman Sentenced to Death
May 14, 2014 Senior Armed Services Committee Member Criticizes Failure to Dub Boko Haram as Terrorist OrganizationSenior Armed Services Committee Member Criticizes Failure to Dub Boko Haram as Terrorist Organization
May 13, 2014 Franks Decries Harsh Sentence for Sudanese Woman Refusing to Recant Christian Faith
May 8, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Expand EPA Regulatory Authority Through Clean Water Act
May 6, 2014 Letter to Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, and Shimon Peres, President of Israel Regarding 66 Years of Israeli Independence
April 30, 2014 Franks Statement on Phoenix V.A. Scandal
April 30, 2014 Franks' Crime Victims Amendment Passes Judiciary Committee by Voice Vote
April 18, 2014 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo
April 15, 2014 Letter to Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force - Religious Freedom in the Air Force
April 15, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Repeal Death Tax
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 Constitution Subcommittee Chair Praises Judiciary Hearing on Obama Administration's Overreach
Feb. 26, 2014 U.S. Congressman Trent Franks Addresses S.B. 1062 Controversy
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
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