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Steve Israel's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

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
June 18, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
April 22, 2014 Newsday - Op-Ed: Veterans, Soldiers Need More Mental Health Support
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
July 24, 2013 Reps. Israel and King Get Bipartisan Amendment Passed in House
July 23, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
Dec. 21, 2012 Israel-King Amendment Included in FY13 Defense Authorization Bill
Dec. 21, 2012 Conference Report on H.R. 4310, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
June 7, 2012 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
May 31, 2011 Don't Delay Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
May 13, 2011 Visiting the Troops
Nov. 29, 2010 Rep. Israel Joins Gold Star Mother Dorine Kenney, Founder of the Jacob's Light Foundation, to Announce the 400,000th Pound of Supplies Packed and Shipped from Long Island to our Armed Forces Overseas
Nov. 19, 2009 Listen To The Generals
July 10, 2009 Military Construction And Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2010
May 13, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, And Related Agencies Of The House Appropriations Committee - Veterans Affairs Department
March 4, 2009 Hearing of the Economic Opportunity Subcommittee of the House Veterans Affairs Committee - Veterans Jobs Bills
Nov. 7, 2008 Inauguration: What I Hope to Hear
April 24, 2008 Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2008
Feb. 7, 2008 Reps. Israel (D-NY) and Bartlett (R-MD) Introduce Bill to Allow Servicemembers to Transfer Unused GI Bill Education Benefits to Family Members
Oct. 3, 2007 Rush Limbaugh Owes Our Soldiers an Apology
Oct. 2, 2007 Focusing on Moving Forward
June 29, 2007 Letter To President of the United States George W. Bush
June 21, 2007 The Department Of State, Foreign Operations And Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2008--Continued
June 20, 2007 Energy And Water Development And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
Dec. 7, 2006 Blue Dog Coalition
Sept. 29, 2006 Press Release - Rep. Israel Responds to Religious Guidelines in National Defense Authorization Bill
Sept. 27, 2006 Rep Israel's Blog (Strange Bedfellows and Backroom Brawling)
Sept. 27, 2006 Military Commissions Act Of 2006
Sept. 13, 2006 Language on Religion in the Military Moves to a Vote
July 28, 2006 United States and India Nuclear Cooperation Promotion Act of 2006
July 22, 2006 Senator Clinton and Rep. Israel Hold Joint Military Forum
June 14, 2006 Letter to Chairman Hunter
May 11, 2006 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 5122, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007
May 4, 2006 Republicans Reject Rep. Israel's Amendment Calling for Religious Tolerance in Military
May 3, 2006 Rep. Israel Authors Provisions in Armed Service Authorization Bill to Improve Cultural and Lanuage Training in the MIlitaryi
April 27, 2006 Letter to Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee Hon. Duncan Hunter
April 26, 2006 Rep. Israel Shares His Journal from April 2006 Visit to Iraq
April 25, 2006 Rep. Israel Releases Report on Professional Military Education
June 20, 2005 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2006
June 14, 2005 Honoring the American Airpower Museum, the Discovery Network's Military Channel, and Cablevision for their Tribute to Long Island Women who....
May 25, 2005 The Financial Condition of Our Nation's Government
Nov. 18, 2004 Honoring the Life of 1st Lt. Matthew Lynch, USMC
Nov. 16, 2004 Remembering U.S. Army Pfc. Jacob S. Fletcher
Oct. 5, 2004 Military Personnel Financial Services Protection Act
Oct. 5, 2004 Israel's Leadership Leads to Passage of Bill Preventing Deceptive Military Insurance Sales
Oct. 4, 2004 Larson and Colleagues Urge GAO to Investigate Overextension of Armed Forces
Sept. 13, 2004 Honoring and Recognizing Dorothy Scott
July 29, 2004 Remarks By Representative Steve Israel (D-NY) at the Democratic National Convention
July 7, 2004 House Armed Services Committee - Troop Rotations in Iraq and Afghanistan and Mobilization of the Army's Individual Ready Reserve
May 7, 2004 Rumsfeld Testifies Before House Armed Services Committee
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