Representative Jim Costa's Public Statements


Full Name: Jim Costa
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 04/13/1952
Birth Place: Fresno, CA
Home City: Fresno, CA
Religion: Catholic
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Costa Announces $175,000 to Keep Kern Veterans in Permanent Housing Costa Statement on Farm Bill Clearing House Agriculture Committee Fresno Awarded $2.4 Million to Improve Downtown Connectivity Costa Announces $360,000 in Federal Funds for Valley Law Enforcement 8/01/14 Reps. McNerney & Costa Introduce Air Quality Bill to Improve Public Health 7/31/14 Letter to Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Keep Dubuque Air Traffic Control Tower Open 7/30/14 Humanitarian Crisis 7/30/14 Reps. Costa and Crawford Prepare for WTO Ruling on COOL Rule 7/30/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP 7/29/14 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act 7/29/14 Costa's Victims of Child Abuse Reauthorization Act Headed to President's Desk 7/29/14 Subcommittee Examines Ways to Expand Rural America's Access to Broadband 7/28/14 Renacci Introduces Bipartisan Bill To Help Small Businesses Cut Through Red Tape 7/28/14 Victims of Child Abuse Act Reauthorization Act of 2013 7/26/14 Representative Costa, Senator Cannella and Assemblymember Gray Fight to Stop AT&T Call Center Closure 7/25/14 Reps. Costa and Poe React to NFL's "Punishment" for RB Ray Rice 7/25/14 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 7/16/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 7/01/14 Costa Hails Introduction of Senate Bill to Renew and Improve BLM Energy Permitting Program 6/27/14 House RFS Reform Leaders Respond to CBO Report 6/25/14 Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America That Works Act of 2014 6/25/14 Subcommittee Examines Credit Availability for Agricultural Producers 6/20/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions 6/11/14 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2015 6/05/14 Costa Announces $6.3 Million in Agricultural Water Conservation and Efficiency Grants 5/29/14 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - LIFO Language in House Republican Tax Proposal 5/29/14 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 5/13/14 Costa Responds to Updated Water Allocation 5/09/14 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership 4/30/14 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 4/30/14 Subcommittee Examines Economic Factors, Regulatory Burdens Plaguing the Livestock Industry 4/30/14 House Adopts Costa Amendment to Fight VA Backlog 4/29/14 Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act of 2014 4/21/14 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative and Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Japan and the Trans-Pacific Partnership 4/14/14 Letter to Mary Landrieu, Chairwoman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources - Strengthen Our National Forests 4/10/14 Miller, Costa Introduce Legislation to Secure More Reliable Water Supply 4/09/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal 4/09/14 National Crime Victims' Rights Week 4/04/14 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 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 4/03/14 Sexual Assault Awareness Month 4/03/14 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 4/02/14 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 4/01/14 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams 3/31/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Request Info on Challenges of Implementing RFS from EPA 3/28/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - STEM Education Grant Program for Hispanic Serving Institutions 3/27/14 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 3/21/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit 3/19/14 Costa Cheers State Water Board Decision to Maintain Agriculture Deliveries