or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Public Statements

Jim Costa's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
Joanna Botelho
(Running)
Republican
Steve Crass
(Running)
Republican
Mel Levey
(Running)
Republican
Job Melton
(Running)
Democratic
Johnny Tacherra
(Running)
Republican
Date Title
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
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary, Department of Labor - California's Delayed Unemployment Insurance Benefits
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. 9, 2014 Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 12, 2013 Temporary Extension of Agricultural Programs
Sept. 19, 2013 Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act
June 21, 2013 Costa Urges Administration to Help Merced Homeless Veterans
June 20, 2013 Costa: House Fails Rural America and Consumers
June 13, 2013 Ensuring Food Security
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
March 15, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - 45 Day Notice and Draft Call Letter
March 13, 2013 Costa Announces More Than $5.3 Million to Combat Valley Homelessness
June 25, 2012 Costa Announces $121,000 to Get Bakersfield Veterans Back to Work
Oct. 27, 2011 Letter to Attorney General Harris
May 16, 2011 Letter to President Obama
May 10, 2011 Costa Announces $4,213,715 to Combat Homelessness
July 22, 2010 Extending Unemployment Benefits
May 15, 2009 Rep. Costa Announces $3 Million In Funding to Remove Lead-Based Paint in Low-Income Homes
March 25, 2009 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendments to H.R. 146, Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009
May 23, 2007 How Exactly is President Supporting Our Troops when He Threatens a Veto of DOD Pay Increase?
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Housing
Back to top