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John Kerry's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Full Name: John Forbes Kerry
Office: U.S. Secretary of State, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/29/2013
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Teresa Heinz; 2 Children: Alexandra, Vanessa; 3 Stepchildren: John, Andre, Christopher
Birth Date: 12/11/1943
Birth Place: Aurora, CO
Home City: Boston, MA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
June 8, 2008 ABC "This Week With George Stephanopoulos" - Transcript
May 15, 2008 Letter to President George W. Bush
April 18, 2008 Kerry on Preston Nomination for HUD
March 10, 2008 Boxer Leads Call to Restore Bush Cuts to Urban Indian Health Programs
March 10, 2008 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, the Honorable Dianne Feinstein and the Honorable Wayne Allard
Feb. 28, 2008 Kerry: Republicans Block Mortgage Help for Massachusetts Families
Feb. 4, 2008 Kerry: Bush Budget Would Worsen Economic Crisis, Hurt American Families
Jan. 31, 2008 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Afghanistan: A Plan to Turn the Tide? (Panel I)
Jan. 30, 2008 Kerry Pushes to Include Home Heating Assistance Funds in Economic Stimulus Bill
Jan. 28, 2008 Kerry, Murray Introduce Bill to Address Youth Homelessness
Nov. 20, 2007 Letter to President George W. Bush, Re: Release $20 Million in Contingency Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funds
Nov. 20, 2007 Kennedy, Kerry, Colleagues Call on Administration to Release Low Income Heating Oil Assistance
Nov. 6, 2007 Kennedy, Kerry Call on Administration to Release Heating Oil from Reserve
Oct. 9, 2007 Kerry: Bush Administration Must Take Immediate Action to Ensure Low-Income Americans Aren't Left Out in Cold this Winter
Sept. 25, 2007 Kerry on Quincy's bold plan to end homelessness
July 26, 2007 Kerry: Minimum Wage Hike is Good For Small Business Growth
July 24, 2007 Kerry on Minimum Wage Increase
June 18, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman, Committee on Agriculture and The Honorable Saxby Chambliss, Ranking Republican Member
March 21, 2007 Kerry on Bush Administration Switch on Medicaid Qualifications for Children
Feb. 28, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Kent Conrad, Chairman Senate Budget Committee and The Honorable Judd Gregg, Ranking Member Senate Budget Committee
Feb. 1, 2007 Kerry Hails Senate Approval of Minimum Wage Bill
Jan. 30, 2007 Kerry Praises Senate Minimum Wage Vote
Aug. 3, 2006 Estate Tax and Extension of Tax Relief Act of 2006 - Motion to Proceed
June 21, 2006 John Kerry: Washington Out of Touch with Millions of Americans Trying to Make Ends Meet
June 21, 2006 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007 - Part 1
March 16, 2006 Senators Call on Leavitt to Work with States on New Welfare Regulations
Feb. 6, 2006 Statement by John Kerry on the President's Budget
Oct. 26, 2005 Statement from John Kerry on Senate Defeat of LIHEAP Amendment
June 29, 2005 John Kerry on Medicaid: The Status Quo is Broken, Especially When It Comes to Kids
June 15, 2005 John Kerry Urges Bush Administration to Keep Massachusetts IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers Open that Help Elderly and Low-Income Citizens
March 17, 2005 Statement by John Kerry on Senate Action to Save Medicaid from Drastic Cuts
March 15, 2005 CNN Judy Woodruff's Inside Politics - Transcript
April 7, 2004 Strategies to Improve Access to Medicaid Home and Community
March 15, 2004 Statement from John Kerry on Reverend Al Sharpton's Endorsement of His Campaign for the Presidency
Jan. 11, 2004 NBC Meet the Press Transcript
Jan. 10, 2004 John Kerry Responds to Bush Radio Address
Dec. 21, 2003 CNN Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer Transcript
Sept. 28, 2003 Statement of John Kerry on New Census Numbers Showing Poverty Rising, Lower Incomes
Sept. 10, 2003 Statement of Senator John Kerry Regarding Welfare Reform Reauthorization
April 8, 2003 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions S. 822
Jan. 22, 2003 Making Further Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2003¬óContinued
Jan. 9, 2003 Extension of Unemployment
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