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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
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 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. 26, 2014 Bishop, Miller Take Action to Give Millions of Americans a Raise
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 Tom Wheeler, Chairmans of the Federal Communications Commission - DeFazio Sponsors Bill to Ban Cell Phone Conversations on Planes
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
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. 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
Nov. 13, 2013 Reps. Bishop and Grimm Join Capt. Sully in Push to Pass Safe Skies Act
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner, House Leaders Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Senators Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Hal Rogers, and Nita Lowey - Fishing Disaster Relief in Budget Process
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nov. 9, 2013 Statement on Veterans Day
Nov. 8, 2013 Schumer, Gillbrand, Bishop Announce Over $3 Million in Federal Funding for Debris Removal in Brookhaven After Superstorm Sandy
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 29, 2013 Statement on Superstorm Sandy Anniversary
Oct. 25, 2013 E-Newsletter: The Way to Run a Government
Oct. 24, 2013 Bishop Leads Bipartisan Passage of Critical Water Resources Development Legislation
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Jo Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works - Dune Road
Oct. 23, 2013 Bishop Encourages Families to Focus on Teen Driver Safety
Oct. 23, 2013 Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013
Oct. 22, 2013 Calling for Justice for the Bytyqi Brothers
Oct. 17, 2013 Bishop Helps Pass Bipartisan Agreement to End Shutdown and Prevent Default
Oct. 17, 2013 E-Newsletter: Bipartisan Deal to End Shutdown and Avoid Default
Oct. 15, 2013 Bishop Calls for Reasonable Solution to Avoid Harmful Debt Default
Oct. 12, 2013 E-Newsletter: Congress Must End the Shutdown and Prevent Default
Oct. 9, 2013 Letter to House Colleagues - Supper of the Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2013
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Oct. 4, 2013 Bishop Hosts Conference Call on Local Impacts of Federal Shutdown
Oct. 4, 2013 Committee Passes Water Resources Reform and Development Act
Oct. 4, 2013 Federal Emergency Management Agency Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
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