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Yvette Clarke's Public Statements on Issue: Women

Full Name: Yvette Diane Clarke
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 9, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Working Families, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 11/21/1964
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
Home City: Brooklyn, NY
Date Title
Issue Position: Issues Significant To Women
Issue Position: Small Business
May 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Provide Assistance to Government of Nigeria to Develop Specialized Units to Rescue Kidnapped Schoolgirls and Bring Boko Haram Leader to Justice
May 9, 2014 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration
April 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of U.S. Department of Defense - Army Hairstyle Regulations
March 25, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby
Feb. 3, 2014 No Taxpayer Funding for Abortions and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2014
Jan. 29, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on the Fifth Anniversary of the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Jan. 28, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Urges the Supreme Court to Affirm Women's Rights
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
Nov. 15, 2013 Congresswoman Clarke Co-Sponsors the Women's Health Protection Act
Sept. 26, 2013 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on the Death of Civil Rights Activist Evelyn G. Lowery
June 21, 2013 Letter to Honorable Eric Fanning, Acting Secretary of the Air Force - Military Sexual Assault
June 10, 2013 Clarke Statement on Fiftieth Anniversary of Equal Pay Act
April 11, 2013 Equal Pay Day
Feb. 28, 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013
Feb. 17, 2013 Gillibrand, Meng, Survivors of Domestic Violence to Speaker Boehner: Pass Bipartisan Violence Against Women Act Now
Jan. 3, 2013 U.S. Rep. Yvette D. Clarke Criticizes House GOP Leadership for Inaction on VAWA
Sept. 13, 2012 U.S. Rep. Yvette D. Clarke Marks the Eighteenth Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act
Aug. 3, 2012 District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
May 16, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R 4970, Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4310, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 16, 2012 U.S. Rep. Yvette D. Clarke Votes Against Passage of H.R. 4970, the Republican Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012
May 11, 2012 Happy Mother's Day
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Sept. 22, 2011 Politic365.com - Black Women and the CBC
July 1, 2011 Rep. Clarke Participates in Caribbean Women's Conference
June 29, 2011 Rep. Yvette D. Clarke Participates in Women's Forum in Trinidad and Tobago
June 16, 2011 Rep. Yvette Clarke's Opposition Statement on the Passage of the Agriculture Appropriations Act of 2012 and Cuts to the WIC Program
June 14, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
April 1, 2011 Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke Reintroduces H.R. 1319, the Global Sexual & Reproductive Health Act
March 26, 2011 Rep. Yvette D. Clarke's Statement on the Passing of Geraldine Ferraro
March 1, 2011 Rep. Yvette D. Clarke Commemorates Women's History Month
Feb. 25, 2011 Spending Bill: Attack on Women's Access to Healthcare
Feb. 18, 2011 Reducing the Deficit and Protecting Access to Healthcare
Feb. 11, 2011 Keeping an Eye Out On Budget Cuts
Feb. 2, 2011 Rep. Clarke Applauds the Implementation of SBA Contracting Program Targeting Women- Owned Small Businesses
Jan. 5, 2011 U.S. Rep. Yvette D. Clarke Sworn-in the 112th Congress
Aug. 26, 2010 Rep. Clarke Celebrates 90th Anniversary of Women Gaining the Right to Vote
Nov. 16, 2009 The Needs Of American Women And the 111th Congress' Response To Those Needs
Oct. 28, 2009 Movement Of Guinean Women In The United States
Oct. 9, 2009 Rep. Clarke Introduces Legislation To Strengthen Minority, Women, And Veteran-Owned Construction Small Businesses
Oct. 6, 2009 Rep. Clarke Recognizes National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Feb. 25, 2009 Hearing of the House of Homeland Security Committee - DHS: The Path Forward
Feb. 23, 2009 Who Answers To Women? Gender And Accountability
Nov. 20, 2008 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Review of the Recent Federal Efforts to Improve Credit Conditions for Small Businesses
Jan. 15, 2008 Rep. Clarke Further Questions SBA on Federal Contracts for Women
Oct. 30, 2007 Small Business Contracting Program Improvement Act
Aug. 8, 2007 Letter to Felipe Calderón, President of Mexico
June 21, 2007 Representative Clarke Commemorates the 35th Anniversary of Title IX
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