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Allyson Schwartz's Public Statements

Full Name: Allyson Y. Schwartz
Office: U.S. House (PA) - District 13, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: David; 2 Children: Daniel, Jordan
Birth Date: 10/03/1948
Birth Place: Queens, NY
Home City: Philadelphia, PA
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: Defense Security
Issue Position: Port Security
Issue Position: Health Security
Issue Position: Border Security
Issue Position: Economic Security
Issue Position: Staunch Supporter of Israel
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: War In Iraq
Issue Position: Education Security
Issue Position: Energy and Environmental Security
July 2, 2014 Schwartz Statement on Need to Expand Medicaid in Pennsylvania
July 1, 2014 Schwartz Statement on Discovery of Bodies of Missing Israeli Teens
June 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume
June 26, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Hearing on Highway Funding
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 19, 2014 Schwartz, Gibson, Crowley, King, and Neal Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Energy Efficiency and Protect Critical Infrastructure
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy
June 12, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei
June 10, 2014 Schwartz Statement on the Republican Legislation to Slash Critical Transportation Funding
May 30, 2014 Schwartz Statement on Transition at the Department of Veterans Affairs
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
May 20, 2014 Reps. Kind, Ros-Lehtinen, Schwartz and Esty Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Social Security Benefits for All Legally Married Couples
May 9, 2014 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
April 11, 2014 Letter to Cindy Mann, Deputy Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Director, Center for Medicare, CHIP and Survey and Certification -
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
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
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 3, 2014 Schwartz Demands Action on Immigration
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
April 1, 2014 Schwartz Statement on Republican Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
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 14, 2014 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014
March 14, 2014 Schwartz Opposes Republican Plan to Derail Bipartisan SGR Fix
March 13, 2014 Improving Women's Economic Opportunity and Security
March 11, 2014 Condemning Violation of Ukrainian Sovereignty, Independence, and Territorial Intergrity
March 10, 2014 Schwartz Condemns Russian Aggression in Ukraine
March 6, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 5, 2014 Campaign for Children Honors Schwartz's Leadership on Children's Issues
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
March 4, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid - Bipartisan Lawmakers Defend Medicare
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - Crack Down on Consumer Scams
Feb. 26, 2014 Schwartz Demands Vote to Raise Minimum Wage
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