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Gregory Meeks' Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

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
Primary June 24, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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
Aug. 19, 2014 Letter to Yvan Mainini, President of the International Basketball Federation/Federation Internationale de Basketball
July 16, 2014 Cyprus Settlement Talks
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Carmen Farina, Chancellor New York City Department of Education - Recognize Diwali as Official School Holiday
Feb. 1, 2014 U.S. Rep. Meeks Statement on Black History Month
April 16, 2012 Lena Horne Recognition Act
April 16, 2012 Raoul Wallenberg Centennial Celebration Act
March 6, 2012 Honoring the Life of Donald Payne
Sept. 11, 2011 Congressman Gregory W. Meeks Statement on the 10th Anniversary of 9/11
Sept. 8, 2011 Reps. Grimm, Rangel, King, Meeks, Bishop Introduce Bipartisan Bill Making 9/11 Cross a National Monument
June 24, 2011 Congressman Gregory W. Meeks Statement on Lithuanian Compensation of Jewish Communal Property
March 1, 2007 Black History Month
May 26, 2006 Recognizing the History of the Black Heritage Stamp Series and Honoring Clarence Irving
May 8, 2006 Letter to USDA Forest Service Chief Dale Bosworth
Feb. 6, 2006 Olver Opposes Warrantless Spying on Americans
Oct. 7, 2005 Kyrgyzstan Leadership on Global Security, Development and Democracy
July 6, 2005 U.S. Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Reacts to the IOC's Vote on New York City's 2012 Summer Olympics Bid
June 23, 2005 Restore Funding for Public Broadcasting
Oct. 8, 2004 Hearing of the Africa Subcommittee of the House International Relations Committee - Peacekeeping in Africa
July 22, 2004 The 30th Anniversary on Turkey's Invasion of Cyprus
June 2, 2004 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Asia And Pacific Of The House International Relations Committee-U.S. Policy In East Asia And The Pacific
June 2, 2004 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Asia and Pacific of the House International Relations Committee
April 28, 2004 Letter to Representative Dennis J. Hastert, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
Feb. 13, 2004 Congressional Leaders: FEC Should Allow Political Organizations to Fully Participate in Elections
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