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John Tierney's Public Statements

Full Name: John F. Tierney
Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 6, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Potential, Democratic for U.S. House - District 6
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Patrice
Birth Date: 09/18/1951
Birth Place: Salem, MA
Home City: Salem, MA
Religion: Catholic
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Date Title
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 26, 2014 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - End Baseless Benghazi Claims and Focus on Reform
March 21, 2014 Tierney Comments on President Obama's Signing of Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 20, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Sudan and South Sudan Call for Action on South Sudan Violence
March 19, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Maintain Critical Gray Wolf Protections
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 Tierney Announces Over $289,000 for Cape Ann Transportation Authority's Veterans Initiative
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
March 10, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the Department of Justice - Expansion of Massachusetts Addiction Program
March 6, 2014 Tierney Introduces Bill to Protect Consumers from Exploitive Credit Card Interest Rates
March 6, 2014 Hanscom Project Receives Major Support in Obama's Budget
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 5, 2014 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Apologize for Hearing Actions
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
March 4, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Approve Treatments for Rare Diseases
Feb. 28, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
Feb. 26, 2014 Massachusetts Delegation Responds To Disaster Relief Allotment Of $32.8 Million For New England Fishermen
Feb. 21, 2014 Massachusetts Delegation Applauds Noaa Announcement To Heed Calls To Cover Groundfishery Observer, At-Sea Costs
Feb. 19, 2014 Markey Announces New Legislation, Efforts to Combat Gun Violence
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 10, 2014 Congressman Tierney Announces $10 Million in Federal Funds to Rebuild Salisbury's North Jetty
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Administration - Correct Flood Maps
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Tier 3 Standards
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Northeast Greenhouse Gas Initiative is a Model for the Nation
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 28, 2014 Hoyer, Pelosi, Slaughter & DeGette, Along with 87 Members of Congress File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Contraceptive Coverage Requirement Challenge
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Office of the US Trade Representative - Halt TPP Impact on US Fisheries
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 15, 2014 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.R. 3547, Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act; Providing for Proceedings During the Period From January 17, 2014, Through January 24, 2014; and for Other Purposes
Jan. 14, 2014 Massachusetts Delegation Announces $8 Million Federal Grant To Massachusetts For Marathon Bombing Victims
Jan. 14, 2014 Massachusetts Delegation, Governor Applaud Fishing Disaster Relief
Jan. 13, 2014 Tierney Presses Short-Term Extension of Unemployment Insurance
Jan. 10, 2014 Tierney Unemployment Plan Blocked
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Jan. 8, 2014 Keating, Tierney Urge Once Again for Fisheries Disaster Assistance
Jan. 7, 2014 Tierney Leads Effort to Protect Bedford VA
Dec. 17, 2013 Lynn Daily Item - Tierney Touts Little-Known Component of Obamacare
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Federal Emergency Management Administration Administrator Craig Fugate - Flood Map Delay Needed
Dec. 13, 2013 Tierney Comments on the Bipartisan Budget Agreement
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Meeting on How to Handle Sensitive Healthcare.gov Documents
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, Subcommittee on Defense and Pete Visclosky, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Denfense - Combat Rescue Helicopter Program
Dec. 11, 2013 Tierney Introduces Bipartisan 21st Century Glass-Steagall Legislation
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairmans of the Federal Communications Commission - DeFazio Sponsors Bill to Ban Cell Phone Conversations on Planes
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to Administrator Michael P. Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration - Protect Air Control Towers from Closure
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