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Al Green's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Full Name: Al Green
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 9, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Single
Birth Date: 09/01/1947
Birth Place: New Orleans, LA
Home City: Houston, TX
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
July 31, 2014 Congressman Al Green's Original Living American Wage Act Included in Congresswoman Barbara Lee's Pathways Out of Poverty Act
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 14, 2014 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Cammittee Chairman of the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee - Call for Series of Hearings Focused on Poverty
Jan. 9, 2014 It is Time to Raise the Wage
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
May 15, 2013 Congressman Al Green's Homes For Heroes Act of 2013 Passes the House Of Representatives
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
April 11, 2013 The Housing Fairness Act
March 21, 2013 Letter to Governor Rick Perry - Medicaid Expansion
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Jan. 15, 2013 Congressman Al Green Introduces The Housing Fairness Act of 2013 and the Original Living American Wage Act of 2013
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
Sept. 20, 2012 Bipartisan Bill to Assist Low Income, Disabled Veterans Passes House with Unanimous Support
April 21, 2012 Congressman Al Green and Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center Organize Homeless Veterans Event
Feb. 16, 2012 Medicaid
July 15, 2011 Cicilline to Leader Pelosi: Protect Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid Benefits
Nov. 17, 2010 Letter To Jacqueline Berrien, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Possible Discrimination Against the Unemployed
June 29, 2010 Extending Emergency Unemployment Benefits
March 20, 2010 Congressman Al Green Helps Taxpayers File For Earned Income Tax Credit
Nov. 5, 2009 U.S. Congressman Al Green Praises Passage Of Extension Of Unemployment Benefits And Tax Credit For First Time Homebuyers By The House
June 4, 2009 House Passes Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act And Green Amendment Supporting Low-Income Workers
April 29, 2009 Congressman Al Green Votes To Pass Budget That Will Get America's Economy Back On Track
March 5, 2009 Providing For Further Consideration Of H.R. 1106, Helping Families Save Their Homes Act Of 2009
July 24, 2008 We Must Make the Minimum Wage a Living Wage
July 10, 2008 Obama, Green Applaud House Passage of Bill to Aid Homeless Veterans
June 12, 2008 Emergency Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 2008
Feb. 7, 2008 College Opportunity and Affordability Act of 2007
Feb. 6, 2008 Recovery Rebates and Economic Stimulus for the American People Act of 2008
Jan. 22, 2008 Expressing the Sense of Congress that the United States has a Moral Responsibility to Meet the Needs of those Persons, Groups and Communities that are Impoverished, Disadvantaged or Otherwise in Poverty
Dec. 19, 2007 Supporting The Federal Food Donation Act
Oct. 1, 2007 Reps. Miller, Waters, and Green Respond to HUD Down Payment Assistance Rule
May 3, 2007 Congressman Al Green Pushes For Consideration Of Alternativew Credit History For FHA Loans
July 25, 2006 Raise the Minimum Wage
July 19, 2006 It Is Time to Raise the Minimum Wage
June 30, 2006 Congressman Al Green Proposes Legislation to Increase the Minimum Wage
March 6, 2006 Rep. Tierney Calls for CSBG Program Funding
Oct. 27, 2005 Members of Congressional Black Caucus Join Representative Watson in Outlining Goals to Narrow Digital Divide in Upcoming DTV Legislation
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Labor
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