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Jim Matheson's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: James 'Jim' David Matheson
Office: U.S. House (UT) - District 4, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Amy; 2 Children: William, Harris
Birth Date: 03/21/1960
Birth Place: Salt Lake City, UT
Home City: Salt Lake City, UT
Religion: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Date Title
Sept. 10, 2012 Matheson Statement in Honor of 9-11 Anniversary
Dec. 15, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Nov. 2, 2011 Letter to Michael Donley, Secretary of the United States Air Force
Sept. 9, 2011 In Honor of the Tenth Anniversary of September 11, 2001
May 1, 2011 Statement on Death of Osama bin Laden
April 12, 2011 Matheson Renews Fight to Stop Resumption of Nuke Weapons Testing
Feb. 18, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Jan. 25, 2011 Matheson Supports Spending Cuts
May 27, 2010 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011--Continued--
May 27, 2010 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011
Feb. 3, 2010 Matheson Adds Language To Cybersecurity Bill To Protect Kids Online
Dec. 1, 2009 Matheson Statement Following Afghanistan Decision Speech
Feb. 24, 2009 Matheson Seeks Hearing for "Downwinders"
Nov. 3, 2008 Dew Confused by the Facts on Foreign Nuke Waste
June 9, 2008 Matheson: NRC Filing Deadline Not the End of Foreign Nuke Waste Fight
May 23, 2008 Matheson Supports Defense Bill to Strengthen Military, Boost Troop Pay
Dec. 10, 2007 Matheson Tailings Cleanup Deadline Included in Defense Bill
Nov. 8, 2007 Matheson Supports Defense Bill
Nov. 8, 2007 Homeowners' Defense Act Of 2007
Sept. 11, 2007 Cannon Statement on Testimony by General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker
Sept. 10, 2007 Matheson: Petraeus Report Does Not Offer New Strategy
July 27, 2007 Matheson Supports Stronger Anti-Terrorism Protections
May 23, 2007 Matheson Requests RECA Hearing
May 23, 2007 Matheson Applauds Action Zeroing Out New Nuke Warhead Funding for '08
May 16, 2007 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 1585, National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2008
May 16, 2007 Matheson Wants Tailings Cleanup Deadline Included in Defense Authorization Bill
May 16, 2007 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2008
May 15, 2007 Blue Dog Coalition Deficits And Debt Background
April 25, 2007 Matheson Statement on Iraq War Funding Conference Report
April 25, 2007 Matheson Cites Scientific Study on New Nuke Warheads
March 20, 2007 Wexler and 246 Members of Congress Urge EU Not to Provide Aid to New Palestinian Government
Feb. 13, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Feb. 2, 2007 Matheson Joins New Anti-Terrorism Caucus
Feb. 2, 2007 Matheson Says New Intelligence Report Paints Grim Iraq Situation
Jan. 11, 2007 Hatch and Matheson Release Letter to DTRA
Jan. 11, 2007 Matheson: New Strategy Needed in Iraq
Jan. 9, 2007 Divine Strake Meeting Locale Changed
Jan. 5, 2007 Divine Strake Meetings Should Include Public Comment
Nov. 29, 2006 Matheson: Study Further Calls into Question Need for New Nukes
Nov. 8, 2006 Press Release - Matheson Statement on Secretary Rumsfeld's Resignation
Oct. 16, 2006 The Spectrum - Candidates debate spending
Aug. 1, 2006 Matheson Applauds Further Postponement of Divine Strake
June 16, 2006 Declaring that the United States Will Prevail in the Global War on Terror
May 26, 2006 Matheson: Decision to Delay Bomb Test Is Right Move
April 27, 2006 Matheson Says Test Site Tour Confirms His Concerns
Dec. 19, 2005 Matheson Lauds Passage of Defense Authorization Bill
Dec. 19, 2005 Matheson Supports Defense Funding Bill
Dec. 16, 2005 Matheson Wins Effort to Preserve Radioactive Fallout Records
Dec. 9, 2005 Harman Urges Adoption of Anti-Torture Provision
Oct. 25, 2005 Matheson Statement on the Loss of 2,000 Soldiers in Iraq
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