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Jay Rockefeller IV's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Full Name: John 'Jay' D. Rockefeller IV
Office: U.S. Senate (WV) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/1984
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sharon; 4 Children: John, Valerie, Charles, Justin
Birth Date: 06/18/1937
Birth Place: New York, NY
Home City: Charleston, WV
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
April 15, 2014 Rockefeller Secures Tax Measures to Benefit West Virginia Infrastructure
April 11, 2014 Manchin, Rockefeller, Rahall Announce Nearly $1.4M in Funding for Housing Programs Across State
April 7, 2014 Rockefeller: Long-Term Unemployed Deserve Congressional Action
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
Feb. 28, 2014 Blog: Creating Opportunities for Working Families to Succeed Today and Beyond
Feb. 28, 2014 Rockefeller Reflects on 50 Years of Support for WV Families
Feb. 4, 2014 Promises Made, Promises Kept: Rockefeller Says Farm Bill Protects Thousands of West Virginians from Hunger
Jan. 31, 2014 Manchin, Rockefeller, Rahall Announce $3.8 Million to Assist Households with Energy Costs
Jan. 28, 2014 Rockefeller Releases Statement on State of the Union Speech
Jan. 10, 2014 Extending Unemployment Insurance is the Right Choice
Jan. 7, 2014 Rockefeller Votes to Move Unemployment Bill Forward
Jan. 7, 2014 Rockefeller, Manchin, Rahall Announce Funding to Help Families in Need Find Employment
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Dec. 17, 2013 Rockefeller, Rahall, Manchin Announce Funding for Raleigh County Head Start Program
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Republican Leader McConnell, Chairman Baucus, and Ranking Member Hatch - Urge Reauthorization of Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Push for LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Restore LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 9, 2013 Rockefeller, Machin, Rahall Announce Significant Funding for Community Development, Affordable Housing and Homelessness Prevention
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack, Department of Agriculture - Funding for the Emergency Food Assistance Program
June 11, 2013 Senators Blunt, Rockefeller Introduce Legislation To Spur Investment, Jumpstart Job Creation In Low-Income Communities
May 2, 2013 Governor Tomblin Announces Decision to Expand Medicaid in West Virginia
May 2, 2013 Rockefeller Applauds Tomblin's Decision to Expand Medicaid to Cover 91,500 West Virginia by 2018
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu - Save Weatherization Assistance Program
Dec. 13, 2012 Rockefeller Expresses Ongoing Concerns About Exports to Coordinate Care for People Who Qualify for Both Medicare and Medicaid
Dec. 13, 2012 Rockefeller Expresses Ongoing Concerns about Efforts to Coordinate Care for People who Qualify for Both Medicare and Medicaid
Dec. 12, 2012 Rockefeller Applauds Administration for Expanding Medicaid as Health Reform Laws Calls For
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP
Dec. 3, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Unemployment Insurance Programs
Oct. 23, 2012 Rockefeller Applauds Federal Officials Coming to West Virginia to Help Create Jobs, Boost Economic Growth
Oct. 11, 2012 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services - Restore Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funds
Sept. 22, 2012 Rockefeller Votes to Continue Operations and Support Crucial Services for West Virginians
Sept. 17, 2012 Rockefeller Calls on Patriot Coal to Protect Worker and Retiree Health Care & Pension Benefits
Sept. 14, 2012 Start of the School Year a Challenging Time for Those in Need
Sept. 12, 2012 Veterans Jobs Corps Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
Aug. 2, 2012 Veterans Jobs Corps Act of 2012 Motion to Proceed -- Continued
June 29, 2012 Rockefeller, Manchin and Rahall Welcome Advocates for Homeless Veterans
May 16, 2012 Delegation Joins Capito In Fighting For WV Hospitals
March 27, 2012 Health Care
March 22, 2012 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the Senate Finance Committee - Prescription Drug Abuse: How are Medicare and Medicaid Adapting to the Challenge?
Dec. 17, 2011 Rockefeller Votes for Compromise Bill to Continue Payroll Tax Relief and Unemployment Benefits for 2 Months
Dec. 14, 2011 Rockefeller Statement on Senate Balanced Budget Amendments
Nov. 30, 2011 Rockefeller Calls for New Solutions to Provide Long-Term Care for Millions of Americans
Nov. 22, 2011 Statement on Super Committee
Nov. 9, 2011 Rockefeller Applauds Effort to Offer Low-Income Families High-Speed Internet
July 22, 2011 Rockefeller Calls for Real Budget Solutions, Not Posturing or Political Votes
April 12, 2011 Rockefeller Warns White House Against Devastating Medicaid Cuts
March 8, 2011 Rockefeller Statement on GOP Efforts
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