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Jim Costa's Public Statements

Full Name: Jim Costa
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 16, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 16
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Single
Birth Date: 04/13/1952
Birth Place: Fresno, CA
Home City: Fresno, CA
Religion: Catholic
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Date Title
April 10, 2014 Miller, Costa Introduce Legislation to Secure More Reliable Water Supply
April 9, 2014 National Crime Victims' Rights Week
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 4, 2014 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
April 3, 2014 Sexual Assault Awareness Month
April 3, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman, and James Moran, Ranking Member, of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Funding to Construct Earthquake Early Warning System
April 2, 2014 Letter to Kay Granger, Chairwoman and Nita Lowey, Ranking Member, of the Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs - Strengthening Ties with Armenia
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
March 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Request Info on Challenges of Implementing RFS from EPA
March 27, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior and Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Lawmakers Call on Administration to Take Action to Capture Water from Storm
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 19, 2014 Costa: Cooperation Only Way to Bring Valley More Water
March 19, 2014 Costa Cheers State Water Board Decision to Maintain Agriculture Deliveries
March 14, 2014 Letter to Doug Lamborn, Chairman of the Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
March 10, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 6, 2014 Costa to Join Civil Rights Pilgrimage, Mark Freedom Summer
Feb. 28, 2014 Costa Introduces Bills to Increase CA Water Storage
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. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 12, 2014 Costa Introduces Drought Relief Legislation
Feb. 7, 2014 Costa: Farm Bill Shows We Can Work Together
Feb. 5, 2014 Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Delivery Act
Feb. 4, 2014 Costa Announces $20 Million in CA Drought Assistance
Feb. 4, 2014 Costa Supports Republican Water Bill; Calls for Bipartisan Effort
Feb. 3, 2014 Letter to House Natural Resources Committee Chair Doc Hastings - Hearing on Devastating Drought
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary, Department of Labor - California's Delayed Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Jan. 29, 2014 Conference Report on H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2014
Jan. 29, 2014 Costa Cheers End of Long Farm Bill Road
Jan. 28, 2014 Costa Statement on State of the Union
Jan. 26, 2014 Letter to Michael Conner, Commissioner, United State Bureau of Reclamation - Maintain Reschedule Water
Jan. 26, 2014 Letter to Michael Connor, Commissioner, US Bureau of Reclamation - Maintain Reschedule Water
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Jan. 23, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Urging U.S. Military to End Presumptive Ban on Sikh Articles of Faith
Jan. 22, 2014 Costa Calls on California Delegation to Work Together on Drought
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Form Drought Task Force
Jan. 9, 2014 Unemployment Insurance
Jan. 8, 2014 Costa Votes to Modernize Poison Control Centers, Madera Children's
Dec. 17, 2013 Costa Cheers Progress on Drought Response
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Peter Lee, Executive Director, Covered California - Protect Vulnerable Communities from Fraud
Dec. 12, 2013 Temporary Extension of Agricultural Programs
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairmans of the Federal Communications Commission - DeFazio Sponsors Bill to Ban Cell Phone Conversations on Planes
Dec. 11, 2013 Costa, Poe Introduce Legislation to Protect Child Abuse Victims
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Edmund Brown, Governor of California - Drought Emergency Declaration
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to the House and Senate Budget Committees - Sequester Cuts and Higher Education
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Medicare Advantage Plants
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
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