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Yvette Clarke's Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

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: Election and Governmental Reform
July 2, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Commemorates the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
April 29, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Urges Designation Prison Ship Martyrs Monument as a National Monument
April 14, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on the Passing of Basil Paterson
April 3, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Urges Support for the National Endowment for the Arts
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Carmen Farina, Chancellor New York City Department of Education - Recognize Diwali as Official School Holiday
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Dec. 30, 2013 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on the Suicide Bombings in Sochi, Russia
Nov. 28, 2013 Congresswoman Clarke Celebrates Thanksgiving Day
Nov. 27, 2013 Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke Statement in Celebration of Chanukkah
Aug. 28, 2013 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on the Fiftieth Anniversary of the March on Washing-ton
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
Sept. 11, 2012 U.S. Rep Yvette D. Clarke Commemorates the 11th Anniversary of September 11th
July 3, 2012 Rep. Clarke Celebrates Independence Day
May 7, 2012 U.S. Rep. Yvette D. Clarke Denounces Racist Remarks written in N.Y. Post Column
March 6, 2012 Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke's Statement on the Passing of Congressman Donald Payne
Feb. 1, 2012 Rep. Yvette D. Clarke's Statement on Black History Month
Nov. 24, 2011 Happy Thanksgiving
June 1, 2011 Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke Celebrates Caribbean-American Heritage Month
Jan. 14, 2011 Rep. Clarke Commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Dec. 14, 2010 House Passes the Museum and Library Services Act
Sept. 10, 2010 Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke Commemorates the 9th Anniversary the September 11th Terrorist Attacks
Sept. 8, 2010 Rep. Clarke's Statement on Rosh Hashanah
Sept. 3, 2010 Clarke's Celebrates the West Indian American Day Festival
Aug. 31, 2010 Rep. Clarke's Statement on the 48th Anniversary of Trinidad and Tobago's Independence
Feb. 1, 2010 Rep. Clarke's Statement On Black History Month
July 22, 2008 Recognizing the Significance of National Caribbean-American Heritage Month
Feb. 12, 2008 Clarke Statement on 99th Anniversary of NAACP
Feb. 8, 2008 Rep. Clarke Votes for Bill to Address Rising College Prices & Remove Other Barriers to College Enrollment
Feb. 6, 2008 Rep. Clarke Acknowledges the Birth of Bob Marley
Feb. 4, 2008 Clarke Statement on Black History Month
June 1, 2007 Rep. Clarke Commemorates Caribbean Heritage Month
Jan. 1, 1 Election and Governmental Reform
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