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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
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 24, 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
Issue Position: Social Security and Medicare
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Jobs, Economic Development and the Economy
Issue Position: The Federal Budget
Issue Position: International Trade
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Financial Services
July 18, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - The Developments in South Sudan
July 9, 2014 Congressman Gregory W. Meeks' Statement On MTA-LIRR Labor Dispute Impact
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 3, 2014 Congressman Gregory W. Meeks Statement On The Death of Muhammad Abu Khdeir
July 1, 2014 Congressman Gregory W. Meeks Statement on the Deaths of Naftali Fraenkel, Eyal Yifrack, and Gilad Shaar
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 19, 2014 U.S. Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Statement on President Obama's Remarks on Iraq
June 17, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Africa Immigration Issue
May 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 28, 2014 Venezuelan Human Rights and Democracy Protection Act
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Provide Assistance to Government of Nigeria to Develop Specialized Units to Rescue Kidnapped Schoolgirls and Bring Boko Haram Leader to Justice
May 8, 2014 U.S. Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Statement on Kidnapping of Nearly 300 Young Women in Nigeria
May 2, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - Support for Vision Zero TIGER Application
April 25, 2014 Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Leads a New York Congressional Delegation Letter to HUD on Sandy Funding
April 22, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of United States Department of Housing and Urban Development - Department of Housing and Urban Development Rebuilding Budget
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
April 8, 2014 Remembering the Rwandan Genocide
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
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 4, 2014 FEMA Overview of Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act
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 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - STEM Education Grant Program for Hispanic Serving Institutions
March 27, 2014 Governor Cuomo Unveils $4.9 Billion Coordinated Transportation Resiliency Program
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
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 Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
March 13, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - Focus on Full Employment
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
March 10, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D
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
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