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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
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Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership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
Oct. 1, 2013 Statement on Federal Government Shutdown
Sept. 29, 2013 Statement on Likely Government Shutdown
Sept. 27, 2013 Letter to Administrator Fugate, Federal Emergency Management Agency - Extend Deadline for Flood Insurance Claims for Sandy Homeowners
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling
Sept. 20, 2013 Newsletter - The Affordable Care Act and You
Sept. 9, 2013 After Joint Push: Schumer, Gillibrand, Bishop Announce Brookhaven National Lab Authorized to Increase Pilot Payments
Aug. 30, 2013 Newsletter - Innovation Grows Jobs on Long Island
Aug. 28, 2013 Bishop Honors 50th Anniversary of "I Have a Dream" Speech
Aug. 22, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand, Bishop Urge Army Corps to Expedite Emergency Stabilization Projects on Fire Island and Downtown Montauk; Projects Will Help Protect Long Island's South Shore Communities
Aug. 19, 2013 Newsletter - A Busy Week
Aug. 15, 2013 Bishop, Li Communications Workers Call for Vote on Anti-Outsourcing Legislation
Aug. 9, 2013 Newsletter - Keeping College Affordable by Working Together
Aug. 8, 2013 Bishop Hails Cancellation of Six Furlough Days for 106th Rescue Wing Employees
Aug. 2, 2013 Newsletter - A Better Way to Cut the Deficit and Create Jobs
Aug. 1, 2013 Call Center Outsources Would Forfeit Taxpayer Support Under Bishop's Bill
July 31, 2013 Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013
July 30, 2013 Bishop Cites Benefits of Health Reform for Seniors on Medicare Anniversary
July 29, 2013 Bishop, Military Technicians Slam Sequestration Furloughs at 106th Rescue Wing
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 24, 2013 Letter to Secretary Foxx, Department of Transportation, and Administrator Huerta, Federal Aviation Authority - Over-the-Water Helicopter Routes
July 24, 2013 Republicans Pass Bill that Exposes Students and Taxpayers to Waste, Fraud, and Abuse in Higher Education
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
July 19, 2013 Newsletter - Save, Don't Sell Plum Island
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