Representative Allyson Y. Schwartz's Public Statements

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Full Name: Allyson Y. Schwartz
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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Issue Position: Staunch Supporter of Israel Issue Position: Defense Security Issue Position: Economy Issue Position: Port Security Issue Position: Education Security Issue Position: Economic Security Issue Position: Health Security Issue Position: Border Security Issue Position: War In Iraq Issue Position: Energy and Environmental Security 7/17/14 Schwartz Statement on the Conflict Between Israel and Hamas 7/15/14 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 7/02/14 Schwartz Statement on Need to Expand Medicaid in Pennsylvania 7/01/14 Schwartz Statement on Discovery of Bodies of Missing Israeli Teens 6/27/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume 6/26/14 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Hearing on Highway Funding 6/26/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence 6/20/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions 6/19/14 Schwartz, Gibson, Crowley, King, and Neal Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Energy Efficiency and Protect Critical Infrastructure 6/18/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash 6/17/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers 6/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy 6/12/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei 6/10/14 Schwartz Statement on the Republican Legislation to Slash Critical Transportation Funding 5/30/14 Schwartz Statement on Transition at the Department of Veterans Affairs 5/29/14 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations 5/22/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits 5/20/14 Reps. Kind, Ros-Lehtinen, Schwartz and Esty Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Social Security Benefits for All Legally Married Couples 5/09/14 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration 5/09/14 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership 4/11/14 Letter to Cindy Mann, Deputy Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Director, Center for Medicare, CHIP and Survey and Certification - 4/09/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal 4/04/14 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 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 4/03/14 Schwartz Demands Action on Immigration 4/01/14 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams 4/01/14 Schwartz Statement on Republican Budget for Fiscal Year 2015 3/31/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act 3/27/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act 3/18/14 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 3/14/14 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014 3/14/14 Schwartz Opposes Republican Plan to Derail Bipartisan SGR Fix 3/13/14 Improving Women's Economic Opportunity and Security 3/11/14 Condemning Violation of Ukrainian Sovereignty, Independence, and Territorial Intergrity 3/10/14 Schwartz Condemns Russian Aggression in Ukraine 3/06/14 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process 3/06/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind 3/05/14 Campaign for Children Honors Schwartz's Leadership on Children's Issues 3/04/14 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse