Representative Gregory W. Meeks's Public Statements

Biographical

Full Name: Gregory W. Meeks
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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4/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms 4/08/14 Remembering the Rwandan Genocide 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 4/04/14 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 4/04/14 FEMA Overview of Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act 4/02/14 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 3/31/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act 3/28/14 Letter to President Barack Obama - STEM Education Grant Program for Hispanic Serving Institutions 3/27/14 Letter to President Barack Obama - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan 3/27/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act 3/27/14 Governor Cuomo Unveils $4.9 Billion Coordinated Transportation Resiliency Program 3/26/14 Congressman Gregory W. Meeks Demands a Vote on Comprehensive Immigration Reform Legislation 3/20/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Sudan and South Sudan Call for Action on South Sudan Violence 3/20/14 Governor Cuomo & Congressman Meeks Announce Breezy Point Comprehesive Coastal Protection System, Urge Federal Approval of $58 Million Plan 3/18/14 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 3/14/14 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion 3/14/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation 3/13/14 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - Focus on Full Employment 3/10/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D 3/10/14 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military 3/06/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind 3/04/14 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 2/28/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pay for Success 2/28/14 U.S. Rep. Meeks Statement on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Markup of the Bipartisan H.R. 2548, "Electrify Africa Act of 2014" 2/19/14 Letter to Carmen Farina, Chancellor New York City Department of Education - Recognize Diwali as Official School Holiday 2/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education 2/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran 2/11/14 Rep Meeks: The People of the 5th Congressional District Have Prevailed with Today's Vote to Raise the Debt Limit 2/10/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - NATO Enlargement 2/06/14 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 2/05/14 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 2/01/14 U.S. Rep. Meeks Statement on Black History Month 1/30/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget 1/29/14 U.S. Rep. Meeks Statement on Fifth Anniversary of Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act 1/29/14 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 1/28/14 U.S. Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address 1/24/14 U.S. Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Calls for an Extension of Unemployment Insurance Benefits (UI) 1/17/14 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel 1/17/14 U.S. Rep Meeks Statement on National Security Agency (NSA) Reforms Proposed by President Obama 1/15/14 U.S. Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Statement on the House Passage of Fiscal Year 2014 Consolidated Appropriations Package 1/15/14 Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act 1/15/14 Letter to President Barack Obama - Reform Surveillance Programs, Increase Oversight 1/14/14 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Cammittee Chairman of the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee - Call for Series of Hearings Focused on Poverty 1/10/14 Letter to Jeb Henarling - Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services - Target Breach 1/10/14 Letter to Janet Yellen, Vice Chair Federal Reserve Board of Governors - The Future of Community Banks 1/10/14 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic 1/08/14 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 1/07/14 Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Lauds Bipartisan First Step on Unemployment Insurance Extension in Senate 12/12/13 U.S. Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Statement on the House's Passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 12/10/13 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right