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Gregory Meeks' Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
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
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. 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. 15, 2014 U.S. Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Statement on the House Passage of Fiscal Year 2014 Consolidated Appropriations Package
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. 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. 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
Sept. 4, 2013 Letter to Commissioner Mathew Wambua, NY Department of Housing Preservation and Development - Section 8 Housing
June 19, 2013 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 1947, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 7, 2013 Letter to Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank - World Bank Announcement on Doing Business Report
Oct. 9, 2012 U.S. Rep Gregory W. Meeks Statement on the September Jobs Numbers
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Chairman Hal Rogers, Ranking Member Norm Dicks, Chairman Denny Rehberg and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro
April 26, 2011 Rep Meeks' Job Fair to Assist Older Job Seekers
Nov. 19, 2010 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Sept. 20, 2010 A Weekly Economic Update from Gregory Meeks
Sept. 13, 2010 A Weekly Economic Update from Gregory Meeks
Nov. 24, 2009 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Nov. 5, 2009 Congressman Gregory W. Meeks Votes In Favor Of Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
May 9, 2009 Congressman Gregory Meeks Joins Mayor Bloomberg, Governor Patterson, Federal, State and City Legislators at Press Conference at CVS in Downtown Manhattan
Oct. 6, 2008 Congressman Gregory Meeks Supports the Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
April 24, 2008 Meeks Supports Protecting Medicaid
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