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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
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator at Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Calvary CMS
Jan. 21, 2014 After Commack Family's Tragedy, Rep. Israel Announces Legislation to Boost Fire-Safety Transparency in College Campus Housing
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Jan. 17, 2014 Rep. Israel Applauds Inclusion of Provision in Funding Bill on "Comfort Women'
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Brett McGurk, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Iraq and Iran - Request for Update
Jan. 16, 2014 Reps. Israel and Hanna Call for Multilateral Cybersecurity Exercise Focused on International Cooperation to Combat Cyber Attacks
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. 16, 2014 Reps. DeLauro And Israel Announce $4.5 Million In Federal Funding To Protect And Preserve Long Island Sound
Jan. 15, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Issues in the Upcoming Election and the Legislature
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Jan. 10, 2014 Reps. Israel, Bishop & McCarthy Commend Treasury Decision to Exempt Volunteer Fire Departments from Health Insurance Requirement
Jan. 8, 2014 Rep. Israel Visits Great Neck Water Pollution Control District to Learn about their Use of Cutting-Edge Clean Technology
Dec. 20, 2013 Bishop, Israel Call on House Leadership to Renew Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Dec. 19, 2013 Rep. Israel Applauds Agreement between FCC and Wireless Industry to Allow for Cell Phone Device Unlocking
Dec. 16, 2013 Reps. Israel and Fattah Announce International Partnership in Neuroscience Research, Including Alzheimer's Disease
Dec. 12, 2013 Rep. Israel Votes for Bipartisan Budget Agreement
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 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
Dec. 3, 2013 Rep. Israel Introduces Bipartisan Undetectable Firearms Modernization Act to Protect Americans from Threat of Plastic Guns
Dec. 3, 2013 Rep. Israel Introduces Bipartisan Undetectable Firearms Modernization Act to Protect Americans from Threat of Plastic Guns
Nov. 27, 2013 Rep. Israel Calls on FDA to Complete Study on whether Arsenic-Based Drug Given to Turkeys is Harmful to Consumers
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 18, 2013 Rep. Israel Announces Department of Homeland Security Approval to Allow Woman from Old Bethpage to Receive Lifesaving Kidney
Nov. 14, 2013 After Calling for its Formation, Reps. Israel And Meng, Sens. Schumer and Gillibrand Commend Creation of Airplane Noise Community Roundtable
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nov. 11, 2013 On Veterans Day, Rep. Israel Announces that He's Helped New York Veterans Recoup $7 Million in Benefits
Nov. 7, 2013 After Years of Fighting to Get Trans Fats Properly Labeled, Rep. Israel Commends FDA Move to Curb Artificial Trans Fats in Foods
Nov. 4, 2013 Rep. Israel, NY State Sen. Avella and NY State Assemblyman Braunstein to Call For Passage of Legislation to Move Election Day to Weekend
Nov. 1, 2013 NBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Republicans
Nov. 1, 2013 Reps. Ruppersberger and Israel Call on Senate to Pass Legislation to Protect Against Cyber Threats
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 30, 2013 DeLauro, Israel Introduce Breast Density Awareness Legislation
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Patrick Foye, Executive Director Port Authority of NY and NJ - Soundproof Schools in Queens
Oct. 24, 2013 Reps. Israel and Ros-Lehtinen Spearhead Bipartisan Effort to Ensure Iraqi Jewish Artifacts Returned to Rightful Owners
Oct. 23, 2013 Giving Voice to the Jewish Community in Iraq, Reps. Ros-Lehtinen and Israel Urge the Return of Historical Treasures to Rightful Owners
Oct. 22, 2013 Letter to Senators Barbara Mikulski and Richard Shelby and Representatives Harold Rogers and Nita Lowey - Continue to Fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Oct. 17, 2013 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Redistricting and Gerrymandering
Oct. 16, 2013 CNN "Anderson Cooper 360 Degrees" - Transcript: Debt Limit
Oct. 16, 2013 Government Shutdown
Oct. 8, 2013 Letter to Scott Blackmun, CEO, United States Olympic Committee - Ensure Safety of Americans During Winter Olympics
Oct. 7, 2013 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: Debt Limit
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Oct. 3, 2013 Rep. Israel's Statement on Solution to End Federal Government Shutdown
Oct. 2, 2013 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: ACA and Government Shutdown
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
Oct. 1, 2013 Rep. Israel's Office Remains Open to Serve Constituents During Government Shutdown
Sept. 30, 2013 Relating to Consideration of H.J. Res. 59, Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Sept. 28, 2013 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: ACA and Government Shutdown
Sept. 28, 2013 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
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