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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
July 18, 2013 Bishop Named 'Friend of the National Parks'
July 17, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2668, Fairness for American Families Act; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2667, Authority for Mandate Delay Act
July 17, 2013 Health Reform to Deliver Lower Insurance Rates for New Yorkers
July 16, 2013 Bishop Introduces 'Save, Don't Sell Plum Island' Legislation
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
July 9, 2013 Letter to Dr. Kathryn Sullivan, Acting Administrator of the NOAA - State Shark Fin Trade Laws
July 1, 2013 Fact Sheet on Federal Student Loans
June 28, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader of the House - Tax Exempt Municipal Bonds
June 27, 2013 Burn Pit Toxic Exposure Illness will be Studied, Treated at Defense Centers of Excellence Under Bishop's Bill
June 26, 2013 Bishop Hails Supreme Court Decision that Federal Government Must Recognize Same-Sex Marriages
June 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Furloughs at FRC East
June 20, 2013 Letter to Secretary Sally Jewell, Department of the Interior - Wild Horse and Burro Program
June 13, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
June 4, 2013 Process to Rebuild South Shore Beaches to Proceed at 100 Percent Federal Cost
June 3, 2013 Cutting-Edge Educational Partnership Will Train Long Island Students for High-Skill Technology Jobs
May 31, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 23, 2013 Bishop, Runyan, King Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Renovate Veterans Halls and Posts
May 22, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of Army - M1A2 SEP Tank
May 22, 2013 Northern Route Approval Act
May 22, 2013 Newsletter - Ending the Claims Backlog for Disabled Veterans
May 17, 2013 Letter to the Acting Director of the EPA Perciasepe - EPA Cuts to Barnegat and Delaware Bay Funding
May 17, 2013 May 17 - Newsletter
May 16, 2013 Letter to Senator Reid and Senator McConnell - Confirmation of Tom Perez
May 9, 2013 Bishop Bill Gives Fathers of Deceased or Disabled Service Members Receive Federal Job Preference
May 8, 2013 Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013
May 8, 2013 Introduction of the Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2013
May 7, 2013 Federal Project to Dredge Mattituck Inlet, Fight Erosion of Shoreline Approved to Begin This Fall
May 6, 2013 Reducing Flight Delay Act of 2013
April 30, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Cuba Travel Policy
April 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Prioritize Human Rights in Mexico
April 26, 2013 Governor Cuomo and HUD Announce Approval of New York State's Disaster Recovery Action Plan
April 23, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand, Bishop, Israel Announce $84,825 Federal Grant for Smithtown Fire District
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Endowment for the Humanities Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson - National Endowment for the Arts Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
April 17, 2013 The Hill - Stem Careers Offer Bright Futures
April 16, 2013 Letter to Secretary John Kerry - Elections in Pakistan
April 16, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran of the Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations - Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI)
April 15, 2013 Letter to Speaker Boehner - Effort to Assist Sandy Victims
April 12, 2013 Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act
April 11, 2013 Bishop's Bill Would End Billions in Tax Breaks for Big Oil
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
March 12, 2013 Forum in Patchogue Looks at Immigrant System Overhaul
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
Feb. 28, 2013 Recognizing the Importance of STEM Education
Feb. 6, 2013 Reps. Grimm, Maloney Introduce Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) Reauthorization
Feb. 6, 2013 Bishop Calls On Postal Service to Preserve Saturday Delivery
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