Representative John F. Tierney's Public Statements

Biographical

Full Name: John F. Tierney
Current Office: U.S. House - District 6, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. House - District 6
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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4/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms 4/07/14 Mass Officials Promote National Prescription Drugtake-Back Day 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 4/04/14 Letter to Chairman Jack Kingston and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding 4/03/14 Hearing of the National Security Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - The Training of Libyan Pilots and Nuclear Scientists 4/03/14 Hearing of the National Security Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Afghanistan: Identifying and Addressing Wasteful U.S. Government Spending 4/02/14 Letter to Kay Granger, Chairwoman and Nita Lowey, Ranking Member, of the Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs - Strengthening Ties with Armenia 4/02/14 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer 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 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 President Barack Obama - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan 3/27/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act 3/26/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia 3/26/14 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - End Baseless Benghazi Claims and Focus on Reform 3/21/14 Tierney Comments on President Obama's Signing of Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act 3/21/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit 3/20/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Sudan and South Sudan Call for Action on South Sudan Violence 3/19/14 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Maintain Critical Gray Wolf Protections 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 Tierney Announces Over $289,000 for Cape Ann Transportation Authority's Veterans Initiative 3/10/14 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the Department of Justice - Expansion of Massachusetts Addiction Program 3/10/14 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military 3/06/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind 3/06/14 Tierney Introduces Bill to Protect Consumers from Exploitive Credit Card Interest Rates 3/06/14 Hanscom Project Receives Major Support in Obama's Budget 3/05/14 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Apologize for Hearing Actions 3/04/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Approve Treatments for Rare Diseases 3/04/14 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse 2/28/14 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act 2/26/14 Massachusetts Delegation Responds To Disaster Relief Allotment Of $32.8 Million For New England Fishermen 2/21/14 Massachusetts Delegation Applauds Noaa Announcement To Heed Calls To Cover Groundfishery Observer, At-Sea Costs 2/19/14 Markey Announces New Legislation, Efforts to Combat Gun Violence 2/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education 2/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran 2/10/14 Congressman Tierney Announces $10 Million in Federal Funds to Rebuild Salisbury's North Jetty 2/10/14 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Administration - Correct Flood Maps 1/31/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Northeast Greenhouse Gas Initiative is a Model for the Nation 1/31/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Tier 3 Standards 1/30/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget 1/28/14 Hoyer, Pelosi, Slaughter & DeGette, Along with 87 Members of Congress File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Contraceptive Coverage Requirement Challenge 1/22/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator US Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water 1/17/14 Letter to Michael Froman, Office of the US Trade Representative - Halt TPP Impact on US Fisheries 1/16/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation 1/15/14 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 1/14/14 Massachusetts Delegation Announces $8 Million Federal Grant To Massachusetts For Marathon Bombing Victims 1/14/14 Massachusetts Delegation, Governor Applaud Fishing Disaster Relief 1/13/14 Tierney Presses Short-Term Extension of Unemployment Insurance 1/10/14 Tierney Unemployment Plan Blocked 1/10/14 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic 1/08/14 Keating, Tierney Urge Once Again for Fisheries Disaster Assistance