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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
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 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
Oct. 2, 2013 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: ACA and Government Shutdown
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 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Sept. 28, 2013 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: ACA and Government Shutdown
Sept. 27, 2013 Letter to Administrator Fugate, Federal Emergency Management Agency - Extend Deadline for Flood Insurance Claims for Sandy Homeowners
Sept. 26, 2013 Rep. Israel Announces Legislation to Increase Oversight and Transparency of FISA Court
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling
Sept. 18, 2013 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Bill Clinton
Sept. 17, 2013 Reps. Israel, Meng and Crowley Urge FAA to Continue Environmental Reviews for LaGuardia and JFK Flights
Sept. 16, 2013 Kommersant - American Politicians Address People of Russia
Sept. 11, 2013 Rep. Israel Statement on 12th Anniversary of September 11th
Sept. 10, 2013 Rep. Israel's Statement After Listening to President Obama's Speech
Sept. 4, 2013 Rep. Israel Demands Action to Extend Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits as End-of-Year Deadline Approaches
Sept. 3, 2013 After Classified Briefings, Rep. Israel Seeks Change to Syria Use of Force Resolution
Aug. 27, 2013 Rep. Israel Warns of Hacking Risks with Baby Monitors
Aug. 19, 2013 Rep. Israel Announces Legislation to Make College More Affordable for Middle-Class Families
Aug. 14, 2013 Reps. Crowley, Israel, Maloney and Meng Announce SBA Funding for Queens Economic Development Corporation
Aug. 8, 2013 Letter to Executive Director Patrick Foye and Administrator Huerta - New York Noise Monitors
Aug. 7, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Focus on Defeating Kony, LRA
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union - Hezbollah Organization Designation
Aug. 4, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript: Elections and the Economy
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 26, 2013 Reps. Israel and Murphy Introduce Bill to Help End Veteran Homelessness
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 26, 2013 Letter to President Abdullah Gul, Republic of Turkey - Condemn Anti-Semitic Statements by Turkish Officials
July 24, 2013 Rep. Israel Gets Provision Included in Foreign Aid Package to Push for Full Investigation into Death of Bhoomika Kochhar Jatia
July 24, 2013 Reps. Israel and King Get Bipartisan Amendment Passed in House
July 24, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand, Meng and Israel Call on Port Authority to Establish Aiport Advisory Committee
July 23, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
July 16, 2013 Rep. Israel and Village of Old Brookville Mayor Ryba Cohost Meeting with Local Mayors to discuss Aviation Noise Issues with FAA
July 14, 2013 Fox News "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript - Immigration Reform and Civil Rights
July 12, 2013 Rep. Israel Calls on the EPA to Ensure Swimmers are Safe at New York Beaches
July 9, 2013 Letter to Dr. Kathryn Sullivan, Acting Administrator of the NOAA - State Shark Fin Trade Laws
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
July 3, 2013 Rep. Israel Announces Legislation to Require National Parks to Sell Merchandise "Made in the USA'
July 1, 2013 Rep. Israel Introduces Bill to Stop Taxpayer-Funded Pensions for Former Members of Congress that Become Millionaire Lobbyists
June 29, 2013 Reps. Maloney, Rangel, Meeks and Other Members of Congress to Their Colleagues: Get Back to Work and Halt a Doubling of Student Loan Interest Rates!
June 27, 2013 Rep. Israel Lauds National Institutes of Health's Announcement to Mostly Retire Use of Chimps for Biomedical Research
June 26, 2013 Rep. Engel - Bipartisan Open Fuel Standard Benefits Taxpayers, Bolster National Security
June 26, 2013 Student Loan Interest Rates
June 21, 2013 Rep. Israel Calls for Cell Phone Device Unlocking to be Made Legal, Enabling Consumers to Switch Wireless Carriers on a Device
June 21, 2013 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript - The Farm Bill
June 19, 2013 Ongoing Violence in Syria
June 18, 2013 Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
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