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Tim Bishop's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Timothy 'Tim' H. Bishop
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Independence, Working Families for U.S. House - District 1
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Kathryn; 2 Children: Molly, Meghan
Birth Date: 06/01/1950
Birth Place: Southampton, NY
Home City: Southampton, NY
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
June 18, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
April 10, 2014 Letter to Howard "Buck" Mckeon, Chairman and Adam Smith, Ranking Member of the U.S. Armed Services Committee - Funding for the Modernization and Recapitalization of the Air National Guard C-130 Fleet
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, Subcommittee on Defense and Pete Visclosky, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Denfense - Combat Rescue Helicopter Program
Aug. 8, 2013 Bishop Hails Cancellation of Six Furlough Days for 106th Rescue Wing Employees
July 29, 2013 Bishop, Military Technicians Slam Sequestration Furloughs at 106th Rescue Wing
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
June 13, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
May 22, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of Army - M1A2 SEP Tank
Feb. 6, 2013 Reps. Grimm, Maloney Introduce Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) Reauthorization
Sept. 14, 2012 Honoring Our Foreign Service Officers
Sept. 12, 2012 Bishop Statement on Attack on US Consulate and Death of Ambassador to Libya
June 15, 2012 National Academy of Sciences Report: NBAF Risks Still Not Properly Assessed
March 13, 2012 Bishop Supports Full Investigation of Death of Afghan Civilians
March 13, 2012 Bishop Supports Full Investigation of Death of Afghan Civilians
Dec. 15, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 7, 2011 Bishop Appointed to House-Senate Conference on Defense Bill
Oct. 22, 2011 Newsday - Lawmakers React to Ending War in Iraq
Oct. 11, 2011 Bishop, Hanna Form Bipartisan New York Defense Working Group
July 7, 2011 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012
June 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
May 2, 2011 Bishop Statement on Killing of Osama bin Laden
Oct. 1, 2010 Never Too Late to Do the Right Thing
Feb. 26, 2010 House Passes Bishop Amendment On Questioning And Detention Of Suspected Terrorists
Jan. 20, 2010 Bishop Introduces New Bill To Help Troops Exposed To Toxic Burn Pits
Oct. 28, 2009 President Signs Bishop's Prohibition On Toxic Burn Pits
Oct. 8, 2009 Bishop Votes To Rebuild Our Military Readiness, Stop Toxic Burn Pits
July 31, 2009 Bishop Votes To Support Troops, Long Island Jobs
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
March 3, 2009 Hearing of the Defense Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury Programs
Nov. 6, 2008 Shelter Island Reporter - Congressional Race Focused On Economy
Sept. 24, 2008 Bishop Votes for Defense Authorization to Strengthen Military, Support Troops
July 26, 2008 Senator Clinton and Congressman Bishop Visit Gabreski Air National Guard Base
June 19, 2008 Bishop Votes for Bipartisan Plan to Enact New GI Bill for the 21st Century
March 20, 2008 Troops Deserve, Nation Needs a New GI Bill
March 20, 2008 Troops Deserve, Nation Needs a New GI Bill
March 19, 2008 Bishop Statement on Five Years of War in Iraq
Jan. 10, 2008 One Year After Iraq Surge, Bishop Points to Absence of Promised Political Solutions
Jan. 10, 2008 One Year After Iraq Surge: Where are Promised Political Solutions?
Sept. 4, 2007 Bishop Encourages Long Islanders to Speak out About Changes to Plum Island
July 26, 2007 Bishop Votes to Ban Permanent U.S. Bases in Iraq
July 25, 2007 Limiting Use of Funds to Establish Any Military Installation or Base in Iraq
June 6, 2007 Find Ways To Come Together On Iraq
May 1, 2007 Increased Terrorist Attacks And The War On Terror
March 23, 2007 Bishop Votes To Support Troops And Bring End To War In Iraq
March 23, 2007 U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, And Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
March 20, 2007 Wexler and 246 Members of Congress Urge EU Not to Provide Aid to New Palestinian Government
Feb. 15, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Jan. 30, 2007 Make This The Year Of Our Transitions Out Of Iraq
Jan. 10, 2007 Statement of the Honorable Tim Bishop
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