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Bruce Braley's Public Statements

Full Name: Bruce Braley
Office: U.S. House (IA) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Carolyn; 3 Children: Lisa, David, Paul
Birth Date: 10/30/1957
Birth Place: Grinnell
Home City: Waterloo, IA
Date Title
April 3, 2014 Opposition to National Guard Spending Cuts
April 3, 2014 Braley: The Only Thing Preventing 300,000 Iowans from Getting a Raise is a Vote
April 3, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Restore the Minimum Wage
April 2, 2014 Braley Continues Effort to Keep Dubuque Air Traffic Control Tower Open
April 2, 2014 Letter to Kay Granger, Chairwoman and Nita Lowey, Ranking Member, of the Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs - Strengthening Ties with Armenia
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 Letter to Tom Latham, Chairman, and Ed Pastor, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee
April 2, 2014 After Retirement Security Roundtable with Des Moines Area Businesses, Braley Introduces Retirement Security Act
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 Barbara Boxer, David Vitter, Bill Shuster, and Nick J. Rahall - Reach a Speedy Compromise on Flood Resources Legislation
March 31, 2014 Letter to Hal Rogers, Nita Lowey, Robert Aderholt and Sam Farr - Request for Disaster Relief Programs
March 31, 2014 As Flood Season Approaches, Braley Urges Committee to Reach Speedy Compromise on Flood Resources Legislation
March 27, 2014 Braley Continues Fight for Iowa Communities in Effort to Combat Ash Borer
March 26, 2014 After President Obama Moves to Eliminate Government's Only Radon Grant Program, Braley Makes Push to Preserve It
March 26, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman, and Jim Moran, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies of the House Appropriations Committee - Preserve the Radon Grant Program
March 26, 2014 Letter to Robert Aderholt, Sam Farr, Ken Calvert, and Jim Moran - Combating the Emerald Ash Borer Beetle
March 25, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services - Give Working Families an Opportunity to Obtain the Health Insurance They Need
March 24, 2014 Braley Continues Fight Against Scams Targeting Iowa's Seniors
March 21, 2014 Statue Unveiling Highlights Events Honoring Iowan Who Saved More than 1 Billion People from Starvation
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 20, 2014 Braley Praises Veterans Affairs Adaptive Housing Grant Program
March 18, 2014 After Northwood Chemical Fire, Officials Tell Braley 26 Worth County Facilities Could Hold Similar Materials
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 13, 2014 Braley, Bustos Introduce "Taylor Morris Act' to Ease Financial Burden for America's Most Severely Injured Veterans
March 12, 2014 Braley Moves to Combat Senior Scams That Use Deceptive Caller ID Numbers
March 7, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary, Department of Agriculture - Use Plain Language
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 6, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process
March 6, 2014 Braley Statement on Senate's Failure to Pass Military Justice Improvement Act
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
March 4, 2014 Braley: I Need Your Help to Prevent Cuts to the Iowa National Guard
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
March 4, 2014 Braley Statement on Passage of Flood Insurance Bill
March 4, 2014 Braley Statement on Recent Events in Ukraine
Feb. 27, 2014 Braley Joins Push to Force Minimum Wage Vote on House Floor
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Bill Shuster, Chairman, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and Barabara Boxer, Chairman, House Committee on Environment and Public Works - Water Resources Development Act
Feb. 26, 2014 Braley Introduces Legislation Helping Iowa Communities Combat Ash Borer
Feb. 26, 2014 Tree Act
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Susan Dixon, Administrator, Iowa Emergency Response Commission - Information on Northwood Chemcial Fire
Feb. 25, 2014 Clarity Provided on Privacy Rule as Result of Braley Efforts Following Tragic Death of Coach Ed Thomas
Feb. 24, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of the Department of Defense
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 20, 2014 Following Braley Push, Administration Drops Social Security Cut
Feb. 20, 2014 Braley Statement on Evacuation of Northwood
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Oppose Cuts to Social Security
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 18, 2014 In Des Moines, Braley Hears from Local Small Business Leaders on Retirement Security
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to David Friedman, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - Child Restraint Systems
Feb. 11, 2014 Braley Proposes Major Tax Cut for Iowa Families
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