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Tim Bishop's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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
Aug. 22, 2014 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Navy and General Raymond Odierno, Army Chief of Staff - Letter in Support of Fort Drum
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
June 2, 2014 Bishop Statement On FIMI Biological Opinion Release
May 27, 2014 Bishop, Schumer Call on FAA to Renew and Expand North Shore Helicopter Route
April 29, 2014 A Little Breathing Room for Those Affected by Superstorm Sandy
April 28, 2014 Bishop's Push for FEMA Extension Successful
April 25, 2014 Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Leads a New York Congressional Delegation Letter to HUD on Sandy Funding
April 24, 2014 Letter to W. Craig Fugate, Administrator of Federal Emergency Management Agency - National Flood Insurance Program Submission Deadline Extension
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
March 27, 2014 Governor Cuomo Unveils $4.9 Billion Coordinated Transportation Resiliency Program
March 5, 2014 Bishop Votes to Restore Lower Flood Insurance Premiums
Nov. 8, 2013 Schumer, Gillbrand, Bishop Announce Over $3 Million in Federal Funding for Debris Removal in Brookhaven After Superstorm Sandy
Oct. 29, 2013 Statement on Superstorm Sandy Anniversary
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Jo Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works - Dune Road
Oct. 4, 2013 Federal Emergency Management Agency Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Sept. 27, 2013 Letter to Administrator Fugate, Federal Emergency Management Agency - Extend Deadline for Flood Insurance Claims for Sandy Homeowners
Aug. 19, 2013 Newsletter - A Busy Week
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 24, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2218, Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1582, Energy Consumers Relief Act of 2013
June 13, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 4, 2013 Process to Rebuild South Shore Beaches to Proceed at 100 Percent Federal Cost
May 22, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of Army - M1A2 SEP Tank
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
Feb. 1, 2013 Fighting for Our Share of $50.5 Billion in Sandy Aid
Jan. 18, 2013 How the Federal Government is Stepping Up for Long Island
Jan. 15, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 152, Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013
Jan. 2, 2013 Hurricane Sandy Relief
Nov. 4, 2012 Expanded Federal Assistance for Storm Recovery Approved Following Advocacy by Bishop
Nov. 4, 2012 Letter to Michael D. Hervey, Chief Operating Officer, Long Island Power Authority
Nov. 4, 2012 Federal Energy Task Force Aiding Efforts to Get Gasoline Infrastructe Back Online, Bishop Announces
Nov. 4, 2012 New Federal Hotline to Aid Gas Situation
Nov. 3, 2012 FEMA Disaster Assistance Center Operating in Mastic
Nov. 1, 2012 Bishop Urges Federal Assistance in Barrier Island Breach Near West Hampton Dunes
Oct. 30, 2012 How I Am Helping to Lead the Hurricane Response
Oct. 30, 2012 Letter to Speaker Boehner and Leader Pelosi
Oct. 29, 2012 Bishop Hails Federal Pre-Landfall Emergency Disaster Declaration for New York
Oct. 2, 2012 Bishop Announces November Dredge of Shinnecock Inlet, Sand to Bolster Beach West of Inlet
Sept. 11, 2012 Bishop Statement on 11th Anniversary of September 11th Attacks
Aug. 29, 2012 Bishop Hosts Information Forum on New Immigration Policy for Undocumented Young People
Aug. 28, 2012 Letter to Acting Secretary Blank
July 11, 2012 Bishop, Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $122,000 Federal Grant for Smithtown Fire District
July 6, 2012 Bishop Announces $12.7 Million for Long Island Power Authority for Irene Recovery Efforts
June 18, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Brookhaven Town to Receive Over $4 Million FEMA Grant for Irene Recovery
June 18, 2012 Bishop Hails Federal Response to Irene Disaster
June 15, 2012 National Academy of Sciences Report: NBAF Risks Still Not Properly Assessed
Dec. 16, 2011 Letter to Eric H. Holder, Jr. Attorney General -
Oct. 22, 2011 Newsday - Lawmakers React to Ending War in Iraq
Sept. 23, 2011 How the Tea Party Deals with Disasters
Sept. 20, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor
Sept. 9, 2011 Bishop Statement on 10th Anniversary of September 11th Attacks
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