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Steve Israel's Public Statements

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
April 22, 2014 Newsday - Op-Ed: Veterans, Soldiers Need More Mental Health Support
April 22, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of United States Department of Housing and Urban Development - Department of Housing and Urban Development Rebuilding Budget
April 18, 2014 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo
April 17, 2014 Letter to Vladimir Putin, President of Russian Federation - Condemn Anti-Semitic Actions in Donetsk, Ukraine
April 11, 2014 Rep. Israel Introduces Legislation to Require Ingredient Labeling for Cleaning Products
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 4, 2014 Pro-Growth Budgeting Act of 2013
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 3, 2014 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Paul Ryan Budget
April 2, 2014 Letter to Mike Simpson, Chair, and James Moran, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies of the House Committee on Appropriations - Long Island Sound
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
April 2, 2014 Rep. Israel Calls on FEMA to Give Co-op and Condo Community Options for Federal Disaster Assistance
April 2, 2014 Letter to William Fugate, Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator - Allow Condominium Associations and Housing Cooperatives to Apply for FEMA Grants
April 2, 2014 Letter to William Fugate, Administrator of Federal Emergency Management Agency - Rep. Israel Calls on FEMA to Give Co-op and Condo Community Options for Federal Disaster Assistance
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 31, 2014 Letter to Tom Latham, Chairman, and Ed Pastor, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee
March 28, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman and Jim Moran, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, of the Committee on Appropriations - Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 27, 2014 Rep. Israel Introduces Public Online Information Act -- Groundbreaking Transparency Legislation
March 27, 2014 Governor Cuomo Unveils $4.9 Billion Coordinated Transportation Resiliency Program
March 24, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Upcoming Elections
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 19, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Maintain Critical Gray Wolf Protections
March 19, 2014 Rep. Israel Joins Hicksville Family to Announce New Taxpayer Report and Need for Reforms for Middle-Class in High-Cost Areas
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 10, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D
March 10, 2014 Reps. Israel and King Announce Bill to Protect Emergency Responder Radios from Hackers
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
March 7, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen, Israel Introduce Resolution Urging the United States to Ensure Iraqi Jewish Archives Are Returned to Rightful Owners and Their Descendants
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 5, 2014 Letter to David Michaels, Secretary U.S. Department of Labor - Greater Protection from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Feb. 28, 2014 Preventing Carbon Monoxide Tragedies
Feb. 27, 2014 National Marfan Awareness Month
Feb. 24, 2014 Rep. Israel Announces Plan to Help Families Caring for Elderly Relatives
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 17, 2014 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Affordable Care Act
Feb. 12, 2014 Transcript of Pelosi, House Democratic Leadership Press Conference
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to President Fran├žois Hollande, President of France - Urging French Companies to Refrain from Expanding Business with Iran
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Award Disaster Funding for Suffolk County to Make Needed Upgrades to Bergen Point Outfall Pipe
Feb. 4, 2014 Rep. Israel Introduces Resolution to Recognize February 4th as National Cancer Prevention Day
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. 28, 2014 Rep. Israel's Reaction to State of the Union Address
Jan. 27, 2014 Rep. Israel and Assemblywoman Rozic Call for Increased Bus Service to Douglaston
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator at Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Calvary CMS
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