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Al Green's Public Statements

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
Primary March 4, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Single
Birth Date: 09/01/1947
Birth Place: New Orleans, LA
Home City: Houston, TX
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
March 13, 2014 Congressman Al Green Applauds Senate for Bipartisan Passage of Flood Insurance Reform Legislation
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 6, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process
March 6, 2014 Congressman Al Green Joins HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius at a Press Conference on Health Coverage Enrollment Efforts in the Faith-Based Community
Feb. 27, 2014 Consumer Financial Protection Safety and Soundness Improvement Act of 2013
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 15, 2014 Congressman Al Green Joins Local Leaders and Community Health Care Groups in Houston at Affordable Care Act Enrollment Events
Feb. 15, 2014 Congressman Al Green Joins Local Leaders and Community Health Care Groups in Houston at Affordable Care Act Enrollment Events
Feb. 14, 2014 Congressman Al Green Joins HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Democratic Members of the Houston Congressional Delegation at a Press Conference on Affordable Health Coverage in Houston
Feb. 11, 2014 Congressman Al Green Introduces Resolutions to Recognize Black History Month and Honor the NAACP on its 105th Anniversary
Feb. 11, 2014 Congressman Al Green Introduces Resolutions to Recognize Black History Month and Honor the NAACP on its 105th Anniversary
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Chairman House Financial Services Committee, and John Campbell, Chairman House Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade - Hearing on Export-Import Bank
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Dave Camp, Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means, and Sander Levin, Ranking Member of the Committee on Ways and Means - State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Extension
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
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. 10, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Vice Chair Federal Reserve Board of Governors - The Future of Community Banks
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Jan. 10, 2014 Congressman Al Green Requests Postmaster General Reconsider Plan to Relocate Historic Southmore Station Post Office
Jan. 9, 2014 It is Time to Raise the Wage
Jan. 8, 2014 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair SEC Mark Wetjen, Acting Chair CFTC Martin Gruenberg, Chair FDIC Thomas Curry, Director OCC Ben Bernanke, Chair FRB - Regulators to Provide Targeted Volcker Relief to Community Banks
Jan. 7, 2014 Letter to Hal Rogers, Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and Richard Shelby, Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - Assist FDA
Dec. 20, 2013 Congressman Al Green Applauds Local Community Health Clinics Awarded Funds from HHS to Enroll Uninsured Texans in the New Health Insurance Marketplaces
Dec. 18, 2013 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman Federal Trade Commission - FTC to Review Marketing Practices of Consumer Reporting Agencies
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Rajiv Shah, Administrator, Agency for International Development - Typhoon Recovery
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 8, 2013 Congressman Al Green Fasts for a Day in Solidarity for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Dec. 6, 2013 Filipino Community Town Hall Meeting on Recent Congressional Delegation to the Philippines
Dec. 5, 2013 The Philippines
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
Nov. 29, 2013 Congressman Al Green Sets Aside Time on Thanksgiving to Call the Families of Some Texas Troops He Met While in the Philippines
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 22, 2013 Washington Post - Lawmakers plan to rough it on codel to Philippines
Nov. 21, 2013 Congressman Al Green Travels to the Philippines to Assess the Damage and Meet with Government Officials
Nov. 21, 2013 Congressman Al Green Requests Temporary Protected Status for Filipino Nationals in the US, in Light of the Tragedy Their Country Has Suffered
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Secretary of Homeland Security - Typhoon Haiyan and Temporary Protected Status
Nov. 16, 2013 Congressman Al Green Participates in Univision Houston's Bilingual Town Hall Meeting on the Affordable Care Act
Nov. 15, 2013 Rep. Al Green Introduces Resolution Encouraging the Celebration of the Month of June as LGBT Pride Month
Nov. 15, 2013 Houston Chronicle - Houston Congressman Al Green asks House to honor the LGBT community's contributions
Nov. 14, 2013 Help for the Philippines
Nov. 14, 2013 Aid to the Philippines
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nov. 12, 2013 Typhoon Haiyan
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Federal Defender Services Funding
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
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