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Arlen Specter's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Full Name: Arlen Specter
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Joan; 2 Children: Shanin, Stephen
Birth Date: 02/12/1930
Birth Place: Wichita, KS
Home City: Philadephia, PA
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: Veterans Affairs
Dec. 21, 2010 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
June 15, 2010 Brown Introduces Bill to Ensure That VA Workers Are Fairly Compensated
June 15, 2010 Brown Introduces Bill to Ensure that VA Workers are Fairly Compensated
May 7, 2010 Casey, Specter Introduce Bill in Response to Medical Misconduct at Philly VA
April 29, 2010 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
April 12, 2010 Specter Seeks to Help Disabled Veterans by Keeping Courts Open to Benefits Appeals
April 12, 2010 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
March 16, 2010 March Newsletter
Jan. 19, 2010 Specter, Casey, Murphy Offer Remarks on the First Burials at New Veterans Cemetery
Dec. 3, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Eric Shinseki, Secretary, Department Of Veterans Affairs
Oct. 22, 2009 Specter Applauds Enactment of Veterans Health Care Bill
Oct. 13, 2009 Open Letter to Veterans
Aug. 24, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Daniel Akaka, Chairman, Senate Veterans Affairs Committee
July 7, 2009 Op-Ed: We Owe Our Veterans Much More Than This
July 2, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Eric Shinseki, Secretary, Department Of Veterans Affairs
June 5, 2009 Murphy, Altmire, Doyle, Specter and Casey Call For Investigation of Pittsburgh VA's Handling of Veteran's Claims
May 3, 2009 NBC "Meet The Press" - Transcript
Jan. 27, 2009 Economic Stimulus
Jan. 16, 2009 Specter, Casey Welcome VA's Selection of Lebanon as Site for New Facility
Jan. 14, 2009 Specter Expresses Support for General Eric Shinseki at Confirmation Hearing
Nov. 26, 2008 New Veterans Affairs complex opens in Aspinwall
Sept. 24, 2008 Cospnsorship of S. 334, The Healthy Americans Act
May 22, 2008 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008 - Continued
March 5, 2008 Letter to the Senate Budget Committee
Dec. 5, 2007 Hearing of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee - The Nomination of James Peake to be Secretary
May 16, 2007 Pittsburgh Healthcare System
March 29, 2007 U. S. Troops Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
March 27, 2007 U. S. Troops Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007--Continued
Jan. 11, 2007 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 26, 2006 Flag Desecration Amendment
April 26, 2006 More Funding Necessary For Veterans Medical Research Program
Feb. 7, 2006 Fairness in Asbestos Injury Resolution Act of 2005--Motion to Proceed--Continued
April 15, 2005 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
March 14, 2005 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Oct. 9, 2004 Department of Veterans Affairs Real Property and Facilities Management Improvement Act of 2004
Oct. 8, 2004 Veterans' Benefits Improvements Act of 2004 - Part 2
Oct. 8, 2004 Veterans' Benefits Improvements Act of 2004 - Part 1
Oct. 5, 2004 Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2004
Oct. 5, 2004 Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel Enhancement Act of 2004
Sept. 7, 2004 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions - S. 2776
July 22, 2004 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions - S. 2766
July 12, 2004 Pennsylvania American Legion Auxiliary President Ann Coneybeer
June 22, 2004 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions - S. 2558
June 22, 2004 Authority for Committees to Meet
June 4, 2004 VFW Pennsylvania State Commander Charles Prince
June 4, 2004 Ladies Auxiliary Department President Lynn Musselman
June 4, 2004 AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Department President Delia Ann Kreiling
June 4, 2004 AMVETS Department Commander Regis W. Riley
June 1, 2004 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions - S. 2485
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