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Tim Bishop's Public Statements

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
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 John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
April 8, 2014 Baseline Reform Act of 2013
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 4, 2014 Pro-Growth Budgeting Act of 2013
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
April 3, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Keep Medicare Advantage Rates Flat
April 2, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2575, Save American Workers Act of 2014
April 2, 2014 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
April 2, 2014 Letter to Kay Granger, Chairwoman and Nita Lowey, Ranking Member, of the Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs - Strengthening Ties with Armenia
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 28, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman and Jim Moran, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, of the Committee on Appropriations - Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
March 27, 2014 Governor Cuomo Unveils $4.9 Billion Coordinated Transportation Resiliency Program
March 27, 2014 Reps Esty, Degette, Schakowsky, Bustos, Ruiz, and Bishop Introduce Legislation to Protect Children from E-Cigarettes
March 27, 2014 Statement on Proposed Waters of the US Rule
March 27, 2014 DeGette Joins Reps. Esty, Schakowsky, Bustos, Ruiz, and Bishop In Introducing Legislation to Protect Children From E-Cigarettes
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 25, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services - Give Working Families an Opportunity to Obtain the Health Insurance They Need
March 22, 2014 Bishop Statement on the Signing of the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act
March 18, 2014 Bishop, TFCU Highlight Tax Benefit
March 18, 2014 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
March 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion
March 12, 2014 Bishop Urges VA to Expand Assistance to Vets Exposed to Open-Air Burn Pits
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 5, 2014 Bishop Votes to Restore Lower Flood Insurance Premiums
March 1, 2014 Newsletter - Tim Bishop
Feb. 26, 2014 Bishop, Miller Take Action to Give Millions of Americans a Raise
Feb. 26, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3865, Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2804, All Economic Regulations are Transparent Act of 2014; and Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 14, 2014 Bishop Leads Successful Push for NORA Reauthorization Program Benefits Brookhaven Lab Oilheat Research
Feb. 7, 2014 Bishop, Russell and Army Corps Visit Mattituck Dredge Site Project Will Improve Inlet and Replenish Beach
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Award Disaster Funding for Suffolk County to Make Needed Upgrades to Bergen Point Outfall Pipe
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to House and Senate Committees on Agriculture - Protect Against Agriculture Tariffs
Jan. 23, 2014 Bishop, Labor Leaders, Advocacy Groups Call for Stop to "Fast Track" for Trans-Pacific Partnership
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator at Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Calvary CMS
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security - Save Tax Dollars and Keep Plum Island Facility Open
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 14, 2014 Bishop: Funding Secured for BNL in Final Appropriations Package for FY2014
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
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairmans of the Federal Communications Commission - DeFazio Sponsors Bill to Ban Cell Phone Conversations on Planes
Dec. 4, 2013 Millions of New Yorkers Have Accessed Free Preventive Care Under the Affordable Care Act
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Chairman Paul Ryan, Chairwoman Patty Murray, Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen, and Ranking Member Jeff Sessions - Payment in Lieu of Taxes Program
Nov. 19, 2013 House Democrats Reintroduce Legislation to Protect Student Athletes from Concussions
Nov. 15, 2013 Bishop Named to House-Senate Conference Committee for Water Infrastructure Bill
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