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Gregory Meeks' Public Statements

Full Name: Gregory W. Meeks
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 02/03/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Simone-Marie; 3 Children: Ebony, Aja, Nia-Aiyana
Birth Date: 09/25/1953
Birth Place: New York City
Home City: Far Rockaway, NY
Religion: African Methodist Episcopal
Date Title
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
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
April 2, 2014 Letter to Mike Simpson, Chair, and James Moran, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies of the House Committee on Appropriations - Long Island Sound
March 27, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 27, 2014 Governor Cuomo Unveils $4.9 Billion Coordinated Transportation Resiliency Program
March 26, 2014 Congressman Gregory W. Meeks Demands a Vote on Comprehensive Immigration Reform Legislation
March 20, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Sudan and South Sudan Call for Action on South Sudan Violence
March 20, 2014 Governor Cuomo & Congressman Meeks Announce Breezy Point Comprehesive Coastal Protection System, Urge Federal Approval of $58 Million Plan
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
March 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion
March 13, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - Focus on Full Employment
March 10, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 4, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pay for Success
Feb. 28, 2014 U.S. Rep. Meeks Statement on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Markup of the Bipartisan H.R. 2548, "Electrify Africa Act of 2014"
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Carmen Farina, Chancellor New York City Department of Education - Recognize Diwali as Official School Holiday
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 11, 2014 Rep Meeks: The People of the 5th Congressional District Have Prevailed with Today's Vote to Raise the Debt Limit
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - NATO Enlargement
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Chairman House Financial Services Committee, and John Campbell, Chairman House Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade - Hearing on Export-Import Bank
Feb. 5, 2014 U.S. Reps Gregory Meeks and Michael Grimm along with the New York City Congressional Delegation Encourage the Secretary of Interior to Approve 16 Projects to Rebuild Vulnerable Areas Damaged By Super Storm Sandy
Feb. 1, 2014 U.S. Rep. Meeks Statement on Black History Month
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 29, 2014 U.S. Rep. Meeks Statement on Fifth Anniversary of Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Jan. 29, 2014 U.S. Rep. Meeks: While the Farm Bill Contains Many Sensible and Reasonable Compromises, I Cannot Support any Legislation that Turns its Back on the Most Vulnerable
Jan. 28, 2014 U.S. Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 24, 2014 U.S. Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Calls for an Extension of Unemployment Insurance Benefits (UI)
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Jan. 17, 2014 U.S. Rep Meeks Statement on National Security Agency (NSA) Reforms Proposed by President Obama
Jan. 15, 2014 U.S. Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Statement on the House Passage of Fiscal Year 2014 Consolidated Appropriations Package
Jan. 15, 2014 Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act
Jan. 15, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Reform Surveillance Programs, Increase Oversight
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. 10, 2014 Letter to Jeb Henarling - Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services - Target Breach
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Vice Chair Federal Reserve Board of Governors - The Future of Community Banks
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Jan. 8, 2014 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair SEC Mark Wetjen, Acting Chair CFTC Martin Gruenberg, Chair FDIC Thomas Curry, Director OCC Ben Bernanke, Chair FRB - Regulators to Provide Targeted Volcker Relief to Community Banks
Jan. 7, 2014 Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Lauds Bipartisan First Step on Unemployment Insurance Extension in Senate
Dec. 12, 2013 U.S. Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Statement on the House's Passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader, - Confirmation of Mel Watt
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. 24, 2013 U.S. Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Statement on Framework Agreement to Limit Iran's Nuclear Power
Nov. 23, 2013 CNN "CNN Newsroom" - Affordable Care Act and Iran
Nov. 21, 2013 U.S. Rep Gregory W. Meeks Statement on Ending Obstruction in the Senate
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