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Keith Ellison's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Full Name: Keith M. Ellison
Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 5, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. House - District 5
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Kim; 4 Children: Isaiah, Jeremiah, Elijah, Amirah
Birth Date: 08/04/1963
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Home City: Minneapolis, MN
Religion: Muslim
Date Title
Issue Position: Jobs
Issue Position: Labor and Working Families
June 26, 2014 Rep. Ellison: Rebekah's Story Too Common in America Today
June 26, 2014 Trans-Pacific Partnership
June 25, 2014 Letter to Kevin McCarthy, House Majority Leader Elect - Path Forward on Unemployment Insurance
June 10, 2014 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
June 10, 2014 Rep. Ellison: Missed Opportunities on Transportation and Housing
May 15, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Minimum Wages
May 7, 2014 Stop the Games
April 30, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: 2015 Ryan Budget
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 4, 2014 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
April 2, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Economy
March 13, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - Focus on Full Employment
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius - Protect Coverage for More Than 140,000 MinnesotaCare Recipients
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. 14, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Unemployment Insurance Can't Wait
Jan. 14, 2014 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Cammittee Chairman of the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee - Call for Series of Hearings Focused on Poverty
Jan. 8, 2014 Pass Unemployment Insurance Now
Dec. 28, 2013 Rep. Ellison Statement on Expiration of Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 12, 2013 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 10, 2013 Rep. Ellison Statement on Reported Budget Deal
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman, Senate Committee on Agriculture and Collin Peterson, Ranking Member, House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture - No Further Cuts to SNAP in the Farm Bill Conference Report
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Require Federal Contractors To Pay A Living Wage
Sept. 2, 2013 Rep. Ellison Statement On Labor Day
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
July 11, 2013 Ellison, Grijalva: Republicans Increasing Hunger In America
June 22, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
June 19, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 14, 2013 Over Two Dozen Members of Congress Protest SNAP Cuts, Live on Food Budget of $4.50/day
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
April 9, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Vote Against Benefit Cuts
April 5, 2013 Ellison: Jobs Report Shows "Tragic Impact Of Sequestration"
March 5, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Medicare
Feb. 25, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Budget
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Jan. 22, 2013 President Obama's Inaugural Speech
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
Nov. 29, 2012 The Progressive Caucus
Oct. 5, 2012 Rep. Ellison Says Jobs Numbers Show Benefits of Choosing President's Investment in Jobs Over Ryan Congress's Obstruction
Sept. 10, 2012 Rep. Ellison's Statement Honoring Labor Day
Sept. 5, 2012 The Nation - Progressives Want a Stronger Focus on Protecting the Safety Net
July 10, 2012 Political Theater at its Worst
June 8, 2012 American Jobs Act
April 18, 2012 Hennepib Health
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