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Erik Paulsen's Public Statements

Full Name: Erik Paulsen
Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 3, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 3
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Kelly; 4 Children: Cassie, Briana, Tayler, Liesl
Birth Date: 05/14/1965
Birth Place: Bakersfield, CA
Home City: Eden Prairie, MN
Religion: Lutheran
Date Title
Issue Position: Energy & Environment
Issue Position: Achieving Energy Independence
Issue Position: Protecting Seniors
Issue Position: Tackling Health Care Issues
Issue Position: Restoring Fiscal Discipline
Issue Position: Jobs and Economy
Issue Position: Supporting Our Nation's Veterans and Service Members
Issue Position: Ensuring Educational Opportunities
Issue Position: Revitalizing our Economy
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Reforming Health Care
Issue Position: Keeping our Economy Strong
Issue Position: National Defense
Issue Position: Defending Our Homeland
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Energy Solutions
July 18, 2014 Paulsen Introduces Additional Legislation to Combat Sex Trafficking
July 17, 2014 Protecting Our Digital Economy
July 17, 2014 Fighting Hunger Incentive Act of 2014
July 17, 2014 U.S. House of Representatives Passes Bill to Improve Tax Code for Charities
July 16, 2014 Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act
July 11, 2014 Paulsen Backs Provision to Provide Certainty in the Tax Code
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Major Disaster Declaration
July 8, 2014 Paulsen Legislation Included in Bipartisan Anti-Sex Trafficking Bill
June 30, 2014 Paulsen Statement on Murder of Israeli Teenagers
June 26, 2014 Child Sex Trafficking Operation Recovers 168 Juveniles
June 24, 2014 Paulsen Statement on FBI Anti-Sex Trafficking Operation
June 20, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Norway Nominee
June 20, 2014 Paulsen Questions IRS Commissioner on Missing Emails
June 19, 2014 IRS Email Loss
June 19, 2014 Paulsen Statement on West Bank Kidnapping
June 17, 2014 Paulsen Meets with Director of Minneapolis VA
June 16, 2014 Paulsen Statement on Medtronic's Proposed Purchase of Covidien
June 11, 2014 Preventing the Spread of Asian Carp
June 10, 2014 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Army - Minnesota National Guard's Ability to Assist Victims of Sexual Assault
June 6, 2014 Paulsen: Norway Ambassador Nominee Not Qualified
June 1, 2014 Newsletter: Paulsen Post
May 29, 2014 Paulsen: New Leadership Needed at VA
May 29, 2014 House Panel Passes Paulsen Legislation Simplifying Tax Code for Charitable Foundations
May 28, 2014 Chanhassen Villager - Big Demand for New Charter Schools
May 26, 2014 Paulsen Statement on Memorial Day
May 21, 2014 House Approves Paulsen Legislation to Combat Sex Trafficking
May 21, 2014 Paulsen: VA Problems Unacceptable for America's Veterans
May 20, 2014 Preventing Sex Trafficking and Improving Opportunities for Youth in Foster Care Act
May 20, 2014 House Passes Paulsen Provisions Limiting Expansion of Asian Carp
May 20, 2014 Stop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act of 2014
May 19, 2014 Approve the Keystone Pipeline
May 18, 2014 Newsletter: Paulsen Post
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