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Yvette Clarke's Public Statements

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
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 27, 2014 Governor Cuomo Unveils $4.9 Billion Coordinated Transportation Resiliency Program
March 26, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Speech on Ending Racial and Religious Profiling
March 25, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby
March 24, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Celebrates Success of New York State of Health
March 21, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Celebrates the Fourth Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act
March 20, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on Court Decision to Disenfranchise Voters
March 19, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement in Support of ENDA
March 19, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Maintain Critical Gray Wolf Protections
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 18, 2014 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014
March 18, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on the F.D.N.Y.'s Settlement of Racial Discrimination Lawsuit
March 17, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on ACA Enrollment of Five Million
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
March 14, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Commends Review of Deportation Policy
March 13, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - Focus on Full Employment
March 13, 2014 Letter to Sheldon Silver, Speaker of the New York State Assembly, and Dean Skelos, Majority Leader of the State Senate - Continue Allocations for Brooklyn
March 12, 2014 US-Asia Institute to Honor Congressional Black Caucus
March 11, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on New York State of Health Enrollment
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
March 7, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Urges Vote on Unemployment Benefits for Veterans
March 7, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement of the February Jobs Report
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 5, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Votes to Limit Flood Insurance Premiums
March 5, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Commends Mayor de Blasio's Decision to Maintain Ban on Racial Profiling
March 4, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on the Extension of Temporary Protected Status
March 4, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Approve Treatments for Rare Diseases
Feb. 27, 2014 Hearing of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - H.R. 4007, the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Authorization and Accountability Act of 2014
Feb. 27, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Supports Increase in Minimum Wage
Feb. 26, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Commends Preservation of Food Assistance
Feb. 25, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Commends Reopening of MTA Negotiations With LIRR Workers
Feb. 25, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Urges End to Build It Back Delays
Feb. 24, 2014 Bed-Stuy Community Rallies To Keep Interfaith Hospital Open
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health Informational Technology, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Leverage Meaningful Use Program to Reduce Health Disparities
Feb. 20, 2014 Negotiate With Transit Workers
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Carmen Farina, Chancellor New York City Department of Education - Recognize Diwali as Official School Holiday
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 18, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Asks for a Delay in Food Assistance Cuts
Feb. 14, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Commends Agreement to Protect Brooklyn's Hospitals
Feb. 13, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Commends Enrollment in Health Insurance Marketplaces
Feb. 13, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Asks FAA to Protect Musical Instruments
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage
Feb. 11, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on Voting to Prevent Default
Feb. 10, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on Mayor de Blasio's State of the City Address
Feb. 10, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Urges a Vote to Expand Early Childhood Education
Feb. 6, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Calls for the Reinstatement of Unemployment Benefits
Feb. 5, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Urges Colleagues to Prevent Economic Disaster
Feb. 5, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Commends Progress on Cybersecurity Protections
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