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Juan Vargas' Public Statements

Full Name: Juan C. Vargas
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 51, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 51
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Adrienne; 2 Children: Rosa, Helena
Birth Date: 03/07/1961
Birth Place: National City, CA
Home City: San Diego, CA
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
Aug. 8, 2014 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission - Implement Crowdfunding Rules
July 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - House Should Stay in Session to Address Budget and Other Pressing Issues
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
July 25, 2014 Foster, Polis, Vargas Introduce House Resolution Calling On DOD To Allow DREAMers In The Military
July 24, 2014 Migrant Children
July 16, 2014 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Immigration Crisis
July 11, 2014 CHC on Unaccompanied Minors Situation
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 9, 2014 Letter to Victor Octavio Lua Escobedo, Juez Sexto de Distrito de Procedimientos Penales Federales XV Circuito - Calls on Mexican Court to Immediately Release U.S. Marine
July 1, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - House Democrats Urge State Department to Stop Conditioning MCC Compact on El Salvador's Seed Purchase Program
June 27, 2014 Letter to Ken Chiro Sasae, Ambassador of Japan to the United States - Kono Statement Report
June 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 25, 2014 Calexico Port of Entry Funding Approved by House Appropriations Committee
June 25, 2014 Bipartisan San Diego Delegation Celebrates House Appropriations Committee Approval of San Ysidro Port of Entry Funding
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 20, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Increased Classroom Connectivity for Underserved Communities
June 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Ensuring Religious Minorities are Protected
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy
June 12, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei
May 30, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 29, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - LIFO Language in House Republican Tax Proposal
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
May 20, 2014 Rep. Vargas Fights for NAF El Centro Joint Strike Fighter Homebasing
May 20, 2014 Rep. Vargas Gets Buy-In from the U.S. Department of State on Importance of Funding Calexico Port of Entry
May 13, 2014 Rep. Vargas Pushes to Keep Imperial County Airport Doors Open
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 9, 2014 Rep. Vargas Supports Immigrant Driver's License Law
May 9, 2014 Rep. Vargas Defends Military Moms' Maternity Rights
May 7, 2014 Letter to Jesus Karam, Attorney General of Mexico - Andrew Tahmooressi
May 2, 2014 Members of the California Democratic Congressional Delegation Respond to Ongoing Racially Charged Remarks in Media
May 2, 2014 Rep. Vargas Secures Funding in House Passed Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Bill
May 1, 2014 Rep. Vargas Secures Funding in House Passed Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Bill
April 30, 2014 Rep. Vargas Keeps Cattle Industry in Imperial County a Priority
April 29, 2014 Letter to Patrick Donahoe, Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer United States Postal Service - Reject U.S. Post Office-Staples Pilot Program
April 29, 2014 Immigration Reform
April 28, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers and Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations; Nita M. Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations; and Peter Visclosky Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations and Subcommittee on Defense
April 23, 2014 Rep. Vargas Unites Stakeholders Behind Calexico Port of Entry Funding
April 14, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary US Department of Commerce - Advanced Manufacturing in Southern California
April 11, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Reconsider Rule that Would Harm Small Breweries & Increase Food Waste
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
April 7, 2014 Committee on House Administration Releases Hispanic Americans in Congress; 1822-2012
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 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
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
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