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Bruce Braley's Public Statements on Issue: Government Operations

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
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 16, 2013 Braley Statement on House Vote to Reopen Government, Avert Default
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Impact of the Government Shutdown on Energy and Commerce
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Aug. 9, 2013 Braley Works to Bring Accountability to the Federal Reserve System
June 20, 2013 Letter to Inspector Levinson - Investigate Issues Surrounding Plans of the CMS
June 19, 2013 Reps. Thompson, Braley Criticize CMS Administrator for Failing to Address Abuses and Failures of Durable Medical Equipment Procurement Program
April 15, 2013 Braley Renews Push to Streamline Regulations, Hold Government Accountable
March 18, 2013 Braley Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Require True Accounting of Iraq, Afghanistan War Costs
July 3, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Darrell Issa, Chairman House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and the Honorable Elijah Cummings Ranking Member House Oversight and Government Reform Committee
June 17, 2011 Braley Stands Up for Working Families at Congressional Hearing in South Carolina
May 31, 2011 Vote on H.R. 1954, The Debt Limit Extension
April 14, 2011 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and Elijah Cummings, Ranking Member
Oct. 29, 2010 Plain Writing Act of 2010
Sept. 28, 2010 Senate Passes Bill to Improve Federal Government Communication With the Public
Sept. 28, 2010 Senate Passes Braley Plain Language Act
June 16, 2010 Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010
March 18, 2010 House Passes Braley Plain Language Act
March 17, 2010 Plain Writing Act Of 2010
Feb. 17, 2010 Populist Caucus Endorses Blueprint for Recovery
April 21, 2009 Letter to Nancy Ward, Acting Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
March 5, 2009 Braley Introduces Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2009
Feb. 25, 2009 Braley Re-Introduces Plain Language Act to Cut Government Gobbledygook
Jan. 28, 2009 AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT OF 2009
Jan. 28, 2008 Braley Reacts to Bush's Final State of the Union
Oct. 4, 2007 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Assessing the State of Iraqi Corruption
Oct. 2, 2007 Hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Blackwater USA; Private Security Contracting in Iraq & Afghanistan
Aug. 27, 2007 Braley Responds to Gonzales Resignation
June 13, 2007 Braley Leads Oversight Committee Questioning of Embattled GSA Chief Lurita Doan
May 15, 2007 House Passes Braley/Loebsack Bill to Rename Davenport Courthouse after Former Rep. Jim Leach
March 14, 2007 Braley Plays Pivotal Role in Passage of Whistleblower Protection Bill
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Streamlining Government, Saving Money
Issue Position: Government Reform
Issue Position: Government Reform
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