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Steve Israel's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Steve J. Israel
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Independence, Working Families for U.S. House - District 3
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Marlene; 2 Children
Birth Date: 05/30/1958
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
Home City: Dix Hills, NY
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: Defense and National Security
Issue Position: National Security
June 18, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
May 22, 2014 Reps. Israel and Hanna get Bipartisan Amendments Passed to Support and Monitor Progress of National Guard Cyber Protection Teams
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
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
Nov. 1, 2013 Reps. Ruppersberger and Israel Call on Senate to Pass Legislation to Protect Against Cyber Threats
Sept. 26, 2013 Rep. Israel Announces Legislation to Increase Oversight and Transparency of FISA Court
Sept. 16, 2013 Kommersant - American Politicians Address People of Russia
Sept. 10, 2013 Rep. Israel's Statement After Listening to President Obama's Speech
Sept. 3, 2013 After Classified Briefings, Rep. Israel Seeks Change to Syria Use of Force Resolution
May 22, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of Army - M1A2 SEP Tank
April 23, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
Dec. 21, 2012 Conference Report on H.R. 4310, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
Nov. 28, 2012 Rep. Israel Warns that Continued Proliferation of Shoulder-Fired Missiles Increases Chances of Attack Against American Civilians
May 16, 2012 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
May 8, 2012 Letter to Mr. Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States, U.S. Government Accountability Office
March 27, 2012 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense
Dec. 23, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Dec. 15, 2011 Threat of Nuclear-Armed Iran
Oct. 22, 2011 Newsday - Lawmakers React to Ending War in Iraq
June 20, 2011 Rep. Israel, Islip Town Supervisor Nolan Announce Push to Make Long Island MacArthur an International Airport
May 31, 2011 Don't Delay Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
May 13, 2011 Visiting the Troops
April 7, 2011 Department of Defense and Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Nov. 19, 2009 Listen To The Generals
July 9, 2009 Department Of State, Foreign Operations, And Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2010
May 22, 2009 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
May 13, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, And Related Agencies Of The House Appropriations Committee - Veterans Affairs Department
Oct. 24, 2008 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Oct. 14, 2008 Rep. Israel Leads Congressional Delegation Trip to Afghanistan
July 7, 2008 Reps. Israel and King Announce Federal Funding for a Homeland Security Technology Initiative on Long Island
June 3, 2008 Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009
May 22, 2008 House Passes Rep. Israel Measure to Hire Iraqi Translators to Meet National Arabic Translation Shortfall
May 22, 2008 House Passes Rep. Israel Amendment Aimed at Fostering DOD Purchase and Recycling of Used Motor Oil to Reduce Energy Use
May 22, 2008 Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009
May 9, 2008 Rep. Israel Joins Genocide Survivor, 15 Area Clergy Members and Students from Two Schools for Interfaith Call to Action on Darfur
March 6, 2008 Hearing of the State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - The Emergency Supplemental Request for Iraq and Afghanistan
Jan. 4, 2008 Congressman Israel Commends Progress on Shoulder-Fired Missile Defense Testing on Commercial Planes
Nov. 28, 2007 Reps. Israel and Wolf Introduce "Repair" Act to Ease Visa Process for Iraqi Allies
Oct. 31, 2007 Motion to Go to Conference on H.R. 3043, Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
Oct. 2, 2007 Focusing on Moving Forward
July 25, 2007 MSNBC "Hardball"-Transcript
July 6, 2007 Blog - Congressional Visit To Israel
June 21, 2007 The Department Of State, Foreign Operations And Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2008--Continued
June 13, 2007 Department Of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2008
June 6, 2007 Find Ways To Come Together On Iraq
May 17, 2007 Reps. Israel, Lee Announce Passage Of Defense Amendment That Could Expand Genocide Relief Missions In Darfur
May 16, 2007 Rep. Steve Israel Defense Amendment Passes House Floor
May 9, 2007 Iraq Provision Authored By Reps. Israel, Carney Slated For Inclusion In Supplemental Spending Bill
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