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Jim Costa's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Oct. 29, 2013 Valley Representatives Welcome WWII Veterans to Washington
Oct. 28, 2013 Costa Supports Ending Backlog at VA
June 21, 2013 Costa Urges Administration to Help Merced Homeless Veterans
June 5, 2013 Costa Supports Bill to Get VA Cases Back on Track
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
June 25, 2012 Costa Announces $121,000 to Get Bakersfield Veterans Back to Work
March 27, 2012 Costa Announces $125,000 for Kern County Homeless Veterans
March 27, 2012 Costa Announces $275,000 for Fresno Homeless Veterans
Oct. 14, 2011 Costa Introduces Legislation to Honor Hmong Veterans
Sept. 2, 2011 Costa Announces $1 Million for Valley Veteran Families
May 26, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
Feb. 4, 2011 Rep. Costa Reacts to Denial of Arlington Burial Waiver for Hmong General Vang Pao
July 27, 2010 Hmong Veterans
July 13, 2010 Rep. Costa Announces Extended Benefits for Valley Veterans
Aug. 29, 2008 President Signs Feinstein-Chambliss-Nunes-Costa Legislation to Protect Benefits of America's Military "Sole Survivors"
Aug. 1, 2008 Congress Passes Feinstein-Chambliss-Nunes-Costa Legislation to Protect Benefits of America's Military "Sole Survivors"
July 29, 2008 Hubbard Act
April 16, 2008 Reps. Costa and Nunes Along With Senators Feinstein and Chambliss Introduce Hubbard Act
June 9, 2006 VA Must Respond Appropriately to ID Theft
Costa Announces $175,000 to Keep Kern Veterans in Permanent Housing
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Veterans
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Serving Valley Veterans
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